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Medical Marijuana

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How CBD Capsules Can Help Chronic Pain Sufferers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] BY AYANA LAGE Aching backs, never-ending migraines, painful joints: If you’re one of the 25 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain, you’ve likely become accustomed to the discomfort that fills your life. Chronic pain can make life incredibly challenging, regardless of what the cause may be. It may affect your ability to work, exercise, and even interact with friends and family. Some chronic pain sufferers are unable to leave their homes because the pain is so severe. The pain can affect you in dramatic ways and drastically change your quality of life. While t can be difficult to find a pain management solution, many people with chronic pain are finding relief through CBD capsules. What Is CBD? CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a supplement derived from either the Hemp or...

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Cannabidiol for Seizures

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Marijuana is now known to be the wonder herb that has potential to address a good number of medical conditions, and the new addition to that list is the Dravet Syndrome, which is usually observed in young children. What is Dravet Syndrome? Dravet Syndrome is a rare genetic dysfunction in the brain. Children affected by this condition will have a developmental disability, to a certain degree. Before 1989, this syndrome was known as epilepsy with polymorphic seizures or Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI). Dravet Syndrome often begins when the babies are around six months old. According to Linda Laux, MD, from Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, the seizures in Dravet Syndrome are difficult to control, and...

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CBD and Cannabis Creams For Pain Relief: The Pros and Cons

Experiencing pain in different parts of your body can become stressful. For one, you’d have to change some of your daily routines because your body can’t handle it as well as you use to. Additionally, you’d be spending time and money in order to seek professional advice and medications to lessen the pain. This can affect your life adversely especially if you don’t have the abundance of these resources. If you don’t want your pain to lead to situations like these, using the best CBD cream for pain relief is something you should consider. There are some controversies linked to CBD and cannabis creams, but many people still attested how these treatments have helped them live more comfortably. Some even claimed that these are better than...

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THC vs CBD: The Main Differences (Infographic)

THC and CBD are just two out of 100 helpful cannabinoids in marijuana. Both of these cannabinoids are found in medical and recreational marijuana, but their levels usually differ from strain to strain. Cannabinoids found in marijuana positively influence our very own endocannabinoid system with their multiple medicinal properties. However, THC and CBD affect our brains and bodies differently. In fact, these two cannabinoids co-exist in the herb, often complementing each other’s effects. This infographic made by Greencamp explains the main differences between THC and CBD for both recreational and medical users. It will give you a clear comparison of their effects and a quick guide on how to choose the best therapeutic strain, based on its THC and CBD levels.   greencamp.com Which Effects Does THC Produce? Tetrahydrocannabinol, commonly known...

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Spice-In-Up Your Green Smoothie with Your Favorite CBD Oil

Yes, You Can Add Raw CBD Oil To Your Green Smoothie Looking for a way to change up your green routine? Want to feel be more healthy, relaxed, maybe even become pain-free? Here's one of our favorite recipes to utilize the goodness of nature for overall good health.1 cup of unflavored coconut water 4 stalks organic dino kale (or a handful of baby kale) Ingredients 1 handful baby spinach 1/2 lemon, peel removed 1/2 cucumber (peeled if not organic) 1/8 c frozen pineapple (if unfrozen, also add 3 ice cubes) 1/2 inch of ginger, peeled 1/2-1 full dropper of CBD Oil Directions Add all ingredients except the CBD oil to a high-powered blender and blend for 60 seconds or until fully liquefied. Pour into a glass, add 1/2 to a...

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The Benefits Full Spectrum Hemp Oil: Making a Healthier You

Full spectrum hemp oil, like the kind available from companies like Panther Wellness, is an excellent part of any daily health and wellness regimen. From Full Spectrum Hemp Oil to Full Spectrum Hemp Capsules, a daily dose of these products will not only keep your body feeling good, but it may help to stop certain conditions in their tracks before they even start. Full spectrum hemp oil is the cornerstone of a great wellness plan. Combine it with your daily routine to help your body: Feel more relaxed Relieve stress and anxiety Relieve inflammation and pain Find better sleep at night And that’s just the beginning. How does full spectrum hemp oil do all of that? And isn’t it only for people who are sick and looking...

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How Chill CBD Gummies Can Help With Pain

Everyone is talking about Chill CBD Gummies these days. Anecdotal evidence, as well as the growing body of research, shows that CBD (cannabidiol) is useful for inflammation and anxiety. But most of all, people use CBD for chronic pain. CBD is one of over 100 naturally occurring chemicals called cannabinoids that are found in the Cannabis sativa plant family, which encompasses both hemp and cannabis plants. The reason people like CBD so much is that it doesn’t cause the “high” feeling often associated with marijuana. That “high” is caused by a different cannabinoid called THC. Diamond CBD sources its CBD oil for all of their products, including their Chill CBD Gummies, from industrial hemp plants. Genetically, these plants are low in THC; in fact, the plants only...

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What Hemp Oil Can and Cannot Do for Your Pain

Hemp seed oil, comes in many forms these days, but what can hemp oil do for pain? Many people, when they think of hemp oil think of hemp moisturizers, hemp creams, and hemp body scrubs.  And while these may be the crucial anti-aging extracts that companies like Diamond Hemp are known for when it comes to hemp oil, many people don’t realize just how well hemp oil can help when it comes to pain. As people grow older, taking care of their skin is one thing —bags around the eyes, wrinkles, and age spots are all things that affect a lot of people. And Diamond Hemp and hemp oil products are great for that. But hemp oil can do so much more, including for pain. The good...

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CBD Basics: All About CBD Oil

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Source: BestCBDOils.org CBD Basics: All About CBD Oil It’s currently being touted as the next big thing in alternative medicine, but what is CBD oil and is it even legal where you live? Here are the CBD basics you need to know: What Is CBD Oil? Also called cannabidiol, CBD is a compound found in the cannabis plant. Unlike its fellow cannabis compound THC, CBD does not have the psychoactive effects associated with weed. Many researchers and alternative medicine practitioners believe using CBD oil can improve overall health. Is CBD marijuana? Most CBD used for health purposes comes from hemp rather than marijuana, though both come from the cannabis plant. CBD oil can be rubbed on the skin, taken orally or vaped. How Is It Made? Depending on the manufacturer, the whole cannabis plant...

DOES MARIJUANA REALLY HELP PEOPLE WITH EPILEPSY AND OTHER CONDITIONS

Does Marijuana Really Help People with Epilepsy and Other Conditions?

Published in the Huffington Post November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month.  There are many actions you create take to spread the important and accurate information about epilepsy throughout the world.  Share this article with friends and family and together let's make a difference. Epilepsy can happen at any time.  One percent of Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifespan.  In the United States, it is estimated that 2.5 to 3 million people have epilepsy. More than 467,000 children have been diagnosed with the central nervous system disorder.   Almost 150,000 people in the U.S. develop epilepsy every year. Additionally, about one in 26 people will experience recurring seizures. What is medical marijuana or cannabis? Marijuana is known by many names; the most common is cannabis. The word marijuana usually refers...