Crohn’s disease and medicinal cannabis

Crohn’s disease (MC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can affect the entire digestive tract. The disease brings severe, cramping abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Sufferers often lose their appetite, which leads to reduced performance and quality of life. The suffering caused by Crohn’s disease is usually enormous. Many patients with IBD already use […]

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Chronic inflammatory bowel disease – Can they benefit from cannabinoids?

Chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a collective term for Crohn’s disease (MC), ulcerative colitis (CU) and a few lesser-known forms. Those affected have to struggle with persistent diarrhoea, weight loss, severe abdominal pain and loss of performance. The suffering is often enormous. Studies show that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) can alleviate the symptoms […]

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Cannabinoids for spasticity

Patients with neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) or cerebral palsy often suffer from spastic movement disorders. Spasticity is characterised by increased muscle tension (muscle tone) and involuntary muscle spasms. The cause is damage to motor nerve pathways of the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord) which are responsible for the voluntary movement of […]

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Medical cannabis prescriptions increased in 2020

Cannabis as medicine is becoming more and more important – this is shown by the current data of the GAMSI report of the German statutory health insurance funds. According to the report, sales of cannabis-based medicines once again reached record levels of just under 165 million euros in 2020. In March 2020, sales of medicinal […]

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Menopause and Cannabinoids

At some point over the age of 40, fertility decreases for most women. This process is completely normal. However, this phase of upheaval and hormonal change can be marked by massive physical complaints such as mood swings, hot flashes, and sleep disturbances. In some cases, this has a considerable impact on the quality of life […]

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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 has […]

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Promising results on the use of cannabis on Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomology

Medicinal cannabis is used today for a variety of illnesses and is showing positive results.  One of the ailments that people can suffer from is post-traumatic stress disorder, which affects the mental conditions of an individual.  A few studies have investigated the use of cannabis on Post-traumatic stress disorder providing more information and knowledge on […]

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Cannabinoids for Refractory Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

The Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder marked by anxiety or distress, characterized by the presence of persistent thoughts (better known as obsessions). These recurrent thoughts are suppressed by new ones or actions, known as compulsions (acts performed in response to the obsession). The compulsions aim at preventing the anxiety or distress[1] The word […]

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The influence of medicinal cannabis on sleep disorders

Sleep is vital to a person´s physical and emotional health. Inadequate sleep is an important factors for develop diabetes, heart disease, depression and obesity. Furthermore, patients who have sleep disorders reported daytime fatigue, impaired ability to fulfil daily tasks involving learning, memory, mathematical operations and logical reasoning[1]. Sleep disorders: categories and treatments According to the […]

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Medical cannabis could help autistic children

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a class of neurodevelopmental disorders, defined by qualitative impairments in communication and social functioning, frequently accompanied by repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior and interest, usually notice by the parents during the first three years of their children´s life. With this article, we want to reflect on how medicinal cannabis […]

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