maladie-de-lyme

The effects of cannabinoids on Lyme disease

Lyme Borreliosis, better known as Lyme disease, is a bacterial infection that can be transmitted to humans by a tick bite.  This infection can cause multiple symptoms and it is described in three phases[1]. Phases of Lyme disease During the first phase, which begins 3 to 30 days after the tick bite, there is an […]

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How medical cannabis can help with eating disorders?

Cannabis has been known for being a substance that stimulates the appetite and it has been used to treat anorexia and other abnormal eating habits for thousands of years. Experts agree that unhealthy eating conditions are often based on psychological and physiological factors. Classification of eating disorders Bulimia nervosa It is described by the combination […]

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Dystonia and medic cannabis

Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder syndrome in which involuntary repetitive muscle contractions and spasms result in abnormal fixed postures or twisting. It can affect only one muscle, a group of muscles or even the entire body. It is believed to affect 1 % of the world’s population and it has been found to be […]

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Medical Cannabis to fight against winter illnesses

When winter season is coming, many winter illnesses show up in our homes such us colds, cough and flu. Of course, there are basic techniques to avoid them: to adapt our diet to the temperatures, consume foods that contain minerals and vitamins, etc… However, all these techniques are not always effective. Winter illnesses disturb our […]

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lupus

Managing Lupus with Cannabinoids

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that is estimated to affect 5 million people around the world. It is more prevalent in females (90%) than males. It is characterized by the inflammation (both acute and chronic) of different body tissues, include joints, kidneys, lungs, skin, blood and heart. The etiology is unknown but genetic predisposition […]

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Cannabinoids treatment for OCD as a palliative therapy

According to the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition), Obsessive – Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder marked by anxiety or distress and characterized by the presence of persistent thoughts (obsessions). These recurrent thoughts are suppressed by new thoughts or actions (compulsions), which are acts performed in response to the […]

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tabagisme

Cannabidiol to reduce smoking

Nowadays, smoking has become a common act, a social gesture, a daily habit. Today, there are 1.1 billion smokers around the world, making up almost 1/7 of the worlds population. However, damages caused by tobacco consumption are well known and broadcasted, for example, increased risk of cancer, stroke, fertility issues, etc… This is why numerous […]

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CBD and Sciatica

Sciatica is the name given to a set of symptoms that arise from nerve pain, localised to the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the whole body, running from the end of the spinal cord in the lower back, splitting down both legs and ending at the feet. When something causes […]

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perdita di peso

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 […]

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