A recently published study highlights some very interesting data about the use of medical marijuana in cancer treatment: One of the most well-known purported uses for medical marijuana is to alleviate symptoms related to cancer treatment, and a new study finds that use of the drug among cancer patients is not uncommon. In the study,
For patients and their families, a cancer diagnosis ranks among the most serious and challenging health crises one can experience. Though many forms of cancer exist, all are characterized by an abnormal process of cell growth that can progress through the body, damaging healthy tissue. Treatment options vary depending on the type and severity of
For both patients and their loved ones, Alzheimer’s Disease ranks among the most challenging conditions one can experience. This chronic neurodegenerative disorder leads to progressive symptoms including dementia, memory loss, emotional issues, and speech problems, among others. Few treatments exist and available therapies only address some symptoms, but not the progression of the disease itself.
Parkinson’s Disease is a degenerative neurological disorder caused by a progressive loss of dopamine cells in the brain. Patients living with Parkinson’s experience tremors, impaired movement and pain, in addition to increased symptoms of dementia, mood disturbances and sleep disorders. For many, medical cannabis has been found to provide relief, leading to increased interest in the
Patients living with multiple sclerosis and other movement disorders often experience painful symptoms and inconvenient physical limitations that disrupt their daily lives. For many, medical cannabis has been found to provide unique benefits that reduce discomfort and improve quality of life. Why Cannabis? Movement disorders such as multiple sclerosis result from a neurodegenerative process that