Migraine and medical cannabis

In the world, at least 1 adult in every 7 suffer from migraines. It is a neurological disease that recurs at irregular intervals and is very stressful for those affected. While some people only have a migraine attack once or twice a year, others have it several times a month. Several studies have shown [...]

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Fibromyalgia and Cannabinoids

Fibromyalgia - this often means severe pain, exhaustion, sleep disorders and psychological suffering. The symptoms of chronic pain syndrome are varied and vary from patient to patient. Many of those affected have great difficulty in coping with their everyday life and their level of suffering is very high. As some studies have shown, the [...]

Cannabigerol (CBG): a cannabinoid with therapeutic potential

When talking about the medicinal properties of the cannabis plant, most people think of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) first. But there are other cannabinoids with therapeutic benefits. Cannabigerol (CBG) is one of the 113 cannabinoids discovered so far - and it seems to have great potential. This is why the active substance is increasingly [...]

Tourette’s syndrome: treatment with medical cannabis

People with Tourette's syndrome cannot control the symptoms (tics) of their condition, so they might say obscene words, make grimaces or blink wildly. The level of suffering is usually very high. There is still no adequate treatment available today. At best, the symptoms can be relieved somewhat. However, treatment with medical cannabis can be [...]

Diabetes mellitus and medical cannabis

More than 422 million people worldwide suffer from "diabetes mellitus". Unfavourable nutritional and lifestyle habits in particular have made diabetes a disease birthed by civilisation. Diabetics have a pathological disorder involving their sugar metabolism. Their blood sugar levels are then permanently elevated. A distinction is made between type 1 diabetes mellitus and type 2 [...]

Bipolar disorder and medical cannabis

Bipolar disorder is a frequently occurring psychiatric illness classified as an affective disorder. It is characterized by depressive and manic mood swings. There are either manic phases with an exaggerated euphoria, in which sufferers are euphoric, overactive or irritable, or depressive phases. Both phases can range in their degree of severity. Only in rare cases [...]

Medical cannabis therapy for asthma

According to the Global Asthma Report 2018, more than 339 million people worldwide suffer from bronchial asthma. About 250,000 people die of this chronic disease, although this could be avoided by adequate therapy. Studies on the therapeutic potential of cannabis as a medicine for respiratory diseases have been going on since the 1970s. It [...]

Understanding Cannabinoids’ Psychoactive and Psychotropic Effects

In recent years, there has been a growing medical interest in cannabis plants in order to further understand the whole composition and the effects that each substance can produce in our bodies.  So far, the most studied cannabinoids are THC and CBD, but they are just two of the thousands of compounds found in [...]

Acne – can medical cannabis help?

Pimples and blackheads are familiar to most young people. Acne is the most common skin disease worldwide: about 85% of people suffer from it at some point in their lives. In more than half of them the skin disease only has a slight course. However, 40% of those affected experience such severe symptoms that they [...]

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Autism: would medical cannabis help?

Autism is a neurological developmental disorder. Experts often refer to it as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as there are different forms of the disorder. Medical cannabis could be an option to relieve accompanying symptoms such as sleep disorders, anxiety or anger. What is autism spectrum disorder? Doctors distinguish ASDs between early childhood autism (Kanner syndrome), [...]

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