Cannabinoids for depression and anxiety

Clinical depression and anxiety disorders are among the most serious health problems worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that about five percent of the world’s adult population suffers from depression – women are affected more frequently than men [1]. This number increases many times over if affected children and adolescents are included, as well […]

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“Dosage forms must be chosen sensitively and individually”

Interview with pharmacist Alexander Daske (Part 2) In cannabis therapy, oral therapy and inhalative therapy via vaporizer are opposed to each other. Both dosage forms have different areas of application, and both have their justification – depending on the symptoms, patient status and therapy goal. Alexander Daske, cannabis expert and pharmacist at Collini Apotheke 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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Menopause and Cannabinoids

At some point over the age of 40, fertility decreases for most women. This process is completely normal. However, this phase of upheaval and hormonal change can be marked by massive physical complaints such as mood swings, hot flashes, and sleep disturbances. In some cases, this has a considerable impact on the quality of life […]

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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 […]

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Treatment for glaucoma: can medical cannabis be useful?

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are more than 1 billion people living with vision impairment such as short and far sightedness, glaucoma and cataract.  In most cases, these could have easily been prevented or treated with cataracts operation, access to glasses, or access to economical health care. However, a report states that […]

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