Medical Cannabis

Treatment of Brain Cancer (Glioma) with Medicinal Cannabis

Medical cannabis is used for many illnesses such as chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy or nausea and vomiting. But can it also be used for brain cancer (glioma)? Glioma: The Most Aggressive Brain Cancer? Glioma is an aggressive primary tumour of the central nervous system. Tumours arise from glial cells, which provide protection, support [...]

Medical Cannabis for pets

For any animal lovers out there, our pets are just like another member of the family. Unfortunately, conventional medication doesn’t always work, and just as we do with our human loved ones, we go that extra mile to find an alternative for our pets. Thankfully, compounds in the cannabis plant are gaining traction as a [...]

Cannabinoid Acids: medical benefits of THCa and CBDa

As already explained in many of our articles, cannabinoids are classes of chemical compounds acting on specific receptors in brain and body cells, that alter and/or regulate many physiological functions, modulating signals in the endocannabinoid system. Today we want to talk you about THCa and CBDa, two cannabinoid acids. Cannabinoids had been classified in endocannabinoids [...]

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Can medical cannabis help patients with cystic fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited and fatal metabolic disease. It is caused by the presence of mutations in the genes responsible for salt and water transportation in the cells. This abnormal or undesired condition produces thick secretions instead of thin. There is no known cure but an attempt is made to slow the progression of [...]

Using Cannabidiol to treat non life threatening skin conditions

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second more important compound found within the cannabis plant after tetrahidrocannabinol. It boasts countless medical benefits ranging from being a homeopathic to a therapeutic drug. When it comes to dermatological issues, CBD really produce cosmetological and medical advantages. This article will focus on Cannabidiol use and on two of the most [...]

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Issues When Researching Medical Cannabis

The only way we can know the true medical benefits of the marijuana plant and its compounds is by conducting extensive research. Like with any new drug, it is imperative that every aspect of it will be studied in order to have a complete understanding of the effects it has on different pathologies. We need [...]

The effects of CBD and THC on weight loss

Why is it that people who consume marijuana regularly, "stoners", are always portrayed as skinny even though smoking marijuana is known to increase ones appetite, normally known as "the munchies"?[1] It is a stereotype however there are some truths behind it. On average, people who consume marijuana regularly have a lower BMI and a smaller [...]

Health effects of medical cannabis

The use of medical cannabis is gaining more and more support from different countries across the world. As the number of states approving the use of therapeutic cannabis increases it is becoming easier for scientists to carry out research into the health effects of marijuana. On the other hand, the situation is more complicated in the [...]

Kalapa Clinic will be present at the 2nd Cannabmed Congress in Barcelona

On 11th and 12th of May, the 2nd Cannabmed Congress will be held in Barcelona under the title "A bridge between medical cannabis and patients". This is a motto that reflects the objective of this unique meeting in Spain. The Congress is the only one in the country that focuses on the figure of the [...]

Can Cannabidiol help reduce blood pressure?

As the blood pumps around the body it travels through the blood vessels and can do so with varying intensity. If blood circulates through the blood vessels at a high speed it can cause high blood pressure and even heart attacks and strokes. There are many factors or symptoms that cause blood pressure to fluctuate, [...]

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