5 things you should know about cannabidiol

The lack of information and knowledge about medical cannabis leads to there being a great deal of prejudice surrounding cannabis and CBD for therapeutic uses. In this article we attempt to refute the myths surrounding cannabidiol. Also known as CBD, cannabidiol is one of the most prominent cannabinoids in the Cannabis Sativa L plant. One […]

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Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects

Cancer is one of the most common diseases of our century, and for which there is still no cure. Chemotherapy is one of the major cancer treatments but chemotherapy side effects are also harmful to health. In countries such as the Netherlands and in some states in the United States, the legalization of cannabis for therapeutic […]

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Using Medicinal Cannabis to Treat Psychiatric Disorders

War, a serious accident, a robbery … in situations of grave danger, we experience uncontrollable fear, this is considered a natural response to unwanted/unexpected stimuli. However, to experience fear even weeks or months after the event, it is possible that the victim may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This disease can affect anyone […]

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Psoriasis and Summer: moisturise your skin with cannabinoids.

Psoriasis during the Summer Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease that affects about 2% of the British population. It usually occurs between the ages of 15 and 35. Psoriasis can produce redness, which can be covered with white scales and causes skin lesions in the form of “spots”  varying in size and thickness. The summer months are […]

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What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that are processed in the cannabinoid receptors. There are several types of cannabinoids; including, phytocannabinoids (found in the plant Cannabis sativa L.), endogenous or endocannabinoids (produced in animals and in the human body) and finally, synthetic cannabinoids, (which do not occur naturally, but rather are designed in laboratories).   TYPES OF CANNABINOIDS […]

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Therapeutic Cannabinoids

The main components of the cannabis plant and their therapeutic potential.     Cannabinoids work with terpenes and flavonoids. They act as base elements in the therapeutic characteristics of cannabis. There are many other cannabinoids that exist which have still not been studied and so their therapeutic properties are unknown. In this infographic on therapeutic […]

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Kalapa Clinic at Spannabis with cannabinoid-based products

On March the 11th, 12th and 13th Kalapa Clinic attended Spannabis fair, to show their support in the therapeutic cannabis sector. During the 3 days of the fair, we had several visits from entities interested in the services offered by Kalapa Clinic such as the medical support and professional options suggested by our specialists regarding therapeutic cannabinoid-based treatments. “We […]

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The 3 most important benefits of using cannabis to treat epilepsy

Epilepsy refers to a group of disorders that are characterized by recurrent symptoms such as convulsive and non-convulsive seizures. Cannabis and cannabis-based therapies have had beneficial effects for treating different types of epilepsy through various biological mechanisms. Anticonvulsant About 60% of all seizures are convulsive, meaning they are characterized by rapid contractions and involuntary muscle spasms which […]

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Cannabis and Migraines

Migraines, a painful condition that can be treated with cannabinoids Suffering from migraines from can be very exhausting. In the world it is estimated that there are about 1 billion people (1 person out of 6) suffering from migraines. For example in France, more than 10 million people suffer from migraines, this number makes up […]

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