Here are some references about medical cannabis and cancer. Pain good primary (pain) and good secondary (sleep) effects Lower doses of THC work well for neuropathic pain Therapy induced nausea and vomiting Cannabinoids decrease chemotherapy related nausea and vomiting Here too Cachexia You need to tailor the medical cannabis dose to each patient’s body chemistry
A few of our patients have had problems with their vapes clogging. Here are a couple approaches from YouTube on how to clear these. YMMV etc, but worth a try. So these tricks will hopefully get you vaping again.
Gov. Cuomo just signed the bill that allows people with PTSD to get medical marijuana in NY State ! This is huge. Now folks suffering PTSD from military service, law enforcement, fire fighting, or life traumas can benefit from medical marijuana. We know that THC and CBD can be effective to help sleep, decrease anxiety … More Med Marijuana for PTSD is now in New York !
Here is some info in the cool but unproven but wow if it turns out to be true category. The Guardian reports a trial underway in Great Britain treating schizophrenia with an antibody currently being used to treat Multiple Sclerosis. The idea is that microglial cells in the brain can get out of control and … More Schizophrenia and Multiple Sclerosis link?
Endometriosis can be really debilitating. The presence of otherwise normal uterine tissue growing in places it shouldn’t can cause abdominal pain, nausea, and general feelings of blah-ness. It turns out that the nerves that bring pain back from these islands of endometrial cells have CB1 and CB2 receptors all over them, and that the pain … More Endometriosis and medical marijuana
There is a huge interest in medical marijuana for treatment of dysmenorrhea. This is a really common and really debilitating condition that robs young women of many days every year. What sense does it make to treat dysmenorrhea with medical marijuana? Well, a lot of the problems with dysmenorrhea pain, nausea, and general malaise seem … More Dysmenorrhea and medical marijuana
A lot of people in NY state have Lyme Disease and a lot of these people are suffering. Lyme disease may be under-diagnosed and under-treated in areas like ours where it is endemic. One big component of the daily problems that folks with Lyme have is chronic pain and trouble functioning day to day. A … More Lyme Disease and Medical Marijuana
Yes we are geeks, and yes you can do this yourself. Here’s a page from Leafly on how to do this from scratch. One quick n dirty recipe for making CBD topical from the Green Mountain CBD edible salve ( 600 mg / 30 ml, $30 so far): one jar of Green Mountain CBD edible … More DIY med marijuana CBD gel topical
Here’s a post from a law firm about employer obligations to people getting medical marijuana in NYS. This is an area of active case law now, so get informed and if you think your rights under this law are being violated, find a lawyer to help you.
Here are results from 280 MedMarijuana Consultants patients who are being treated for pain. We asked them to report their results on a 1-5 star scale (like Amazon or Yelp). Here is what they said: 70% had good or better pain relief with MedMarijuana Consultants 40% had excellent pain relief with MedMarijuana Consultants This is … More Results: medical marijuana and pain