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Chronic pain

Chronic pain & cannabinoids: what your drugstore is hiding you

   Neuropathic and inflammatory pain Nociception (pain perception) is a critical mechanism of the body self-defence, inducing to discontinue a stimuli potentially deteriorating. When pain is experienced chronically, often as a consequence of a neural or metabolic dysfunction, as in the case of neuropathic pain (NP), it is fundamental to...

10 reasons for eating hemp sprouts

Today I have been fortunate enough to attend a plenary seminar at annual ICRS symposium by Giovanni Appendino, PhD. (Baveno, 2014) He is a bright professor in organic chemistry whom investigated biological profiles of cannabinoids with the likes of Vincenzo Di Marzo and Raphael Mechoulam. His talk was incredibly stimulating...

Making cannabis-based studies on MS easy: a review

MS: overview of clinical studies examined As we start to delve into the experiments carried out about cannabis & MS, we soon notice that the publications released between 1980s and 1990s on cannabinoids and their efficacy on treating MS spasticity were mainly isolated studies, and only a small number of participants were...

Multiple Sclerosis

Why are cannabis-based medicines prescribed for Multiple Sclerosis?

Introductory notes This article is intended for whomever does not want or can purchase the published studies off expensive and often very technical peer reviewed studies. Here are summarized and explained the findings regarding therapeutic uses as well as side effects of cannabinoid products for patients with Multiple Sclerosis. The...

medical cannabis Cannabis vs Diazepam

Cannabis vs Diazepam: data & facts

Cannabis vs Diazepam (Valium) As a scientist, I firmly believe in the power of data and facts. That is why I wanted the facts I am presenting here to speak for themselves. Diazepam (Valium) is a member of the Benzodiazepine family of drugs. It is prescribed for treating anxiety, pain,...