PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and cannabis

Extreme experiences such as accidents, life-threatening illnesses, war, rape or natural disasters can result in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Flashbacks, nightmares, constant tension and other symptoms such as anxiety, sleep disorders and fatigue determine the daily life of patients. Since those affected often avoid situations and places that remind them of the trauma, many live […]

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Cannabinoids in cancer

Medical cannabis is comparatively well established in cancer treatment: Cannabinoids relieve pain, nausea, and loss of appetite. Recent studies also suggest that pharmaceutical cannabis may be helpful in combating tumor diseases. Cancer incidence in Europe: facts and figures Cancer is one of the most common diagnoses in Western societies: every year, around 2.7 million people […]

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Cannabinoids in IBD

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease (MC), ulcerative colitis (CU), and some lesser-known forms, impose an immense burden on sufferers in terms of daily life and life satisfaction. The incidence of IBD is also steadily increasing, with the number of people affected worldwide rising from 3.7 million in 1990 to 6.8 million in […]

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Cannabinoids for chronic pain

When physical pain won’t stop: According to the German Pain League, at least 23 million people in Germany suffer from chronic pain [1]. This makes pain disorders one of the most common, widespread diseases, along with cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Even more concerning is the fact that a large proportion of pain patients receive inadequate […]

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Full spectrum – therapeutic benefits

Medical cannabis contains more than 100 phytocannabinoids, the best known being the psychotropic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the non-psychotropic cannabidiol (CBD). However, the more than 500 plant constituents also include other biologically active substances, especially terpenes and flavonoids. Numerous studies and experiences of many cannabis patients show that preparations from the whole cannabis plant, so-called full-spectrum […]

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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 that […]

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Tourette’s syndrome: treatment with medical cannabis

People with Tourette’s syndrome cannot control the symptoms (tics) of their condition, so they might say obscene words, make grimaces or blink wildly. The level of suffering is usually very high. There is still no adequate treatment available today. At best, the symptoms can be relieved somewhat. However, treatment with medical cannabis can be an […]

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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 […]

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Medical Cannabis and Blood Donation

Are you a medical cannabis patient with a long standing commitment to blood donation? Perhaps you’re concerned that taking cannabis, albeit for medical purposes, will stop you from giving back to society through giving blood. In this article we’re going to put your fears to rest and explain why cannabis and blood donation are not […]

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Health effects of medical cannabis

The use of medical cannabis is gaining more and more support from different countries across the world. As the number of states approving the use of therapeutic cannabis increases it is becoming easier for scientists to carry out research into the health effects of marijuana. On the other hand, the situation is more complicated in the […]

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