Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Despite the growing legal and medicinal acceptance of cannabis, the use of marijuana during pregnancy remains a polarizing topic. Some studies suggest that babies may benefit from being exposed to cannabis in the womb, while other research points to prenatal cannabis exposure as the cause of lower birth weights, behavioral problems, and disrupted brain development. At this time, there are […]

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CBD as a Treatment for Autism

CBD and Autism

With autism on the rise and available treatment options giving mixed results, many parents have begun using CBD to treat their kids’ autism. CBD has attracted considerable interest lately for its soothing effects on several common mental health conditions. The research so far shows that CBD may be highly effective in reducing symptoms of autism and several conditions that often […]

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Marijuana Allergies and How They Develop

Cannabis has been widely embraced in recent years for its impressive array of medicinal properties. But for some people, weed can do more harm than good. As marijuana use becomes more commonplace in the United States (and several other countries), reports of allergic reactions to marijuana are also increasing. Marijuana allergy There isn’t enough data yet to estimate how many […]

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Panic Attacks: When Weed’s the Opposite of Relaxing

People typically associate marijuana with feeling relaxed, “chilled-out,” or outright euphoric. But for some unlucky individuals, weed can have an intensely unpleasant opposite effect: panic attacks. Here’s what we know so far about cannabis panic attacks, and a few tips on how to get past them. Can weed cause panic attacks? Current research suggests that, yes, weed can cause panic […]

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If You’re Depressed, Marijuana Might Help

Depression (major depressive disorder) affects an alarmingly high number of people across the globe. Over 16 million people have been diagnosed with depression in the United States alone, and over 300 million worldwide. Depression can manifest in a wide range of symptoms and can be debilitating enough to render a person legally disabled. Despair, apathy, insomnia, lethargy, anxiety, disordered eating […]

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Cannabis: A Natural Choice for Parkinson’s Treatment?

Over 10 million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson’s Disease, a disorder of the nervous system with no known cure. Parkinson’s Disease can result in many painful and unpleasant symptoms, but it is primarily characterized by problems with muscle control – which can manifest in different body parts. Since Parkinson’s has no cure, patients must rely on medication to manage their […]

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The Effects of Marijuana on Cancer

Since its legalization in several countries and an increasing number of U.S. states, cannabis has been touted as a potential treatment for everything from anxiety and nausea to HIV and cancer. Scientific exploration of the relationship between marijuana and cancer is still in its infancy. But the current body of research points to exciting possibilities for cannabis as a treatment […]

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Using Weed for a Good Night’s Sleep

Insomnia and other sleep disorders are alarmingly common, affecting millions of people worldwide. Could cannabis be a sleep-enhancing solution? Science appears to say yes! With marijuana becoming widely recognized for its medicinal potential, research about the connection between cannabis and healthy sleep has been increasing. We do know that all strains of weed do not have the same effects on […]

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Cannabis and Creativity

Cannabis and Creativity

Have you heard that cannabis may encourage creativity? Do you want to learn more about the research behind weed and creative work? If so, you have come to the right place; here is an overview of the effects of smoking cannabis on creativity. The Many Benefits of Cannabis There are many reasons people smoke marijuana, from medicinal purposes like pain […]

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Cannabis as a Medicine

Marijuana is a medicine which is extracted from the dried up leaves and other parts of the plant Cannabis sativa. Sometimes treated as an addictive drug, marijuana has the potential to treat a multitude of illnesses or symptoms of diseases. The term medical marijuana refers to the use of unrefined marijuana or its extracts for the cure of a disease. […]

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