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.
As marijuana laws continue to undergo significant changes in the U.S. and beyond, the question of how youth could be affected remains a topic of frequent discussion. Critics have expressed concern that increased availability through dispensaries could result in marijuana products falling into the wrong hands, while supporters often point out that regulated facilities offer
The patients we serve suffer from a wide range of conditions and symptoms, but relief from depression, anxiety, and stress easily ranks among the most common treatment goals our patients share with us. These challenges can be debilitating on their own, but they also represent commonly occurring symptomatic responses to other acute conditions. Cancer patients,
An encouraging new study published in The Economic Journal suggests that medical marijuana laws may have additional benefits beyond improving access and health outcomes for patients in need. According to the researchers: We show that the introduction of medical marijuana laws (MMLs) leads to a decrease in violent crime in states that border Mexico. The reduction
Opioid-based medicines exist for the well-intended purpose of helping patients treat severe and chronic pain, but their drawbacks are becoming a cause of serious concern. Widespread problems with dependency, abuse, and overdoses are leading many to reconsider these commonly prescribed medications and seek safer alternatives. It should come as no surprise that medical cannabis is