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THCa and its effects

THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) is the non-psychoactive form of THC, which can convert to THC when it is decarboxylated. There are many researches which investigate the medical effectiveness of THCA on diseases like epilepsy, chronical pain, digestive disorders and many more. Tetrahydrocannabinolic acidcan only be found in a fresh undried Cannabis plant, because once the plant [...]

Is medical cannabis useful for treating Dravet Syndrome?

We have previously spoken about medicinal cannabis and epilepsy. This post aims to address the use of medicinal cannabis to treat Dravet syndrome, a form of severe epilepsy. Symptoms can start to appear in infants below the age of one meaning Dravet syndrome affects the growth of the sufferer. People diagnosed with this disease can also suffer [...]

Is medical cannabis effective for treating fibromyalgia?

  Fibromyalgia is a disease that affects between 3 and 6% of the world’s population and develops between the ages of 20 and 50. It is a disease that causes sufferers severe muscle pain and tiredness. The pain is felt especially in certain sensitive points of the body such as the neck, shoulders, back, arms, [...]

Can therapeutic cannabis substitute conventional pharmaceuticals?

The reforms in the legislations of several countries regarding the consumption of therapeutic cannabis have caused changes in people’s perceptions and acceptance of the value of the plant as an alternative therapy. This change is especially important in some states in the US, as doctors have already started prescribing therapeutic cannabis instead of other medications for [...]

The endocannabinoid system and endometriosis

The pain mechanism of endometriosis is complex: pain can be categorised as either nociceptive, inflammatory or neuropathic. Women who suffer from endometriosis may experience various psychological and physical effects that can be particularly painful. More and more studies have been investigating the endocannabinoid system and how it interacts with certain pathologies. This system is composed [...]

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