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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Sleep apnoea: Can THC support the treatment?

Sleep apnoea is a sleep-related breathing disorder that can have immense health consequences. Not only do those affected suffer from severe daytime fatigue due to lack of sleep, but their life expectancy is also limited by cardiovascular problems and high blood pressure. In most cases, sleep apnoea syndrome is treated with a respirator, which also [...]

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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 [...]

Alzheimer’s disease and medical cannabis

The neurodegenerative Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, which usually occurs in people over the age of 65. About 24 million people worldwide suffer from this disease, which is named after the physician Alois Alzheimer. He first described the disease in 1906. Alzheimer's: What happens in the brain? In Alzheimer's patients, nerve [...]

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 [...]

Breast cancer: What Cannabinoids Can Do

Breast cancer, also known medically as breast carcinoma, is a malignant tumour in the breast. It is by far the most common form of cancer in women. In Germany, statistically one in eight women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. It is the most frequent cause of death by cancer in the female population. [...]

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 [...]

Parkinson’s disease: Treatment with medical cannabis

Parkinson's disease (idiopathic Parkinson syndrome) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's disease. According to the German Parkinson Association, approximately 1% of people over 60 years of age in Germany are affected. However, the onset of the disease is usually preceded by decades of changes in the body. The risk of contracting [...]

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