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Cannabis-based medicines have best benefit-safety profile

An international team of researchers compared three cannabinoid therapies with six non-cannabis-based medicines. The drugs were assessed according to their risk-benefit ratio for the treatment of chronic nerve pain in adults. The result: although cannabinoids are inferior to the drugs amitriptyline, duloxetine and gabapentin in terms of pain relief, cannabis-based drugs improve quality of life […]

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Flavonoids in cannabis

Cannabis is mostly associated with phytocannabinoids such as the psychotropic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Research shows that other constituents – terpenes and flavonoids – influence the therapeutic effect, which is called the entourage effect. Although the coloured flavonoids are widespread in the plant kingdom, little is known about their medicinal effects. Here we explain what these plant […]

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Mediterranean diet and endocannabinoids for obesity

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) regulates metabolism and plays an important role in sugar metabolism and gut flora. Italian and French researchers found in a study of overweight people that diet influences the endocannabinoid system and gut microbiome. The study shows that after changing their diet to a Mediterranean diet – consisting of fruit, vegetables, fish […]

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Side effects of cannabinoids

Like other medicines, medicinal cannabis can cause side effects. These are mainly triggered by the active substance tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the most important psychotropic cannabinoid. The non-intoxicating cannabidiol (CBD) is considered to be well tolerated, but can also produce undesirable effects. Compared to many other medicines, cannabis is well tolerated: If the prescribing doctor takes into […]

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Survey: Cannabis for breast cancer

Therapeutic advances in recent years have increased the chances of curing breast cancer. However, cancer drugs can cause severe side effects such as pain, nausea and anorexia (loss of appetite). This not only affects the quality of life. The success of the therapy is also at risk, as some people stop taking the cancer drugs […]

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Cannabidiol (CBD) and sport

Whether it’s a training plan or optimised nutrition – athletes use various strategies to improve their physical performance and achieve training goals. CBD is also increasingly coming into focus: cannabidiol (CBD) has anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving and neuroprotective effects and can support the healing process of sports injuries. Athletes can also benefit from anxiety-relieving and sleep-promoting effects […]

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The most important cannabinoids (THC, CBD, CBC, CBG, CBN) and their therapeutic effects

There are over 100 different phytocannabinoids in the cannabis plant that interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). The best known is the psychotropic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), while cannabidiol (CBD) is the most common non-intoxicating cannabinoid. In addition, among the numerous phytocannabinoids, cannabichromene (CBC), cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabinol (CBN) have important therapeutic effects. The chemical structure […]

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News: Burnout and exhaustion – CBD can help

The corona pandemic is a major challenge for the whole world. Health workers who treat severely ill COVID 19 patients on a daily basis are under particular psychological strain. Many suffer from emotional exhaustion and burnout. Depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can also occur – with potentially major consequences for the […]

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