Arthritis, a debilitating autoimmune disease, causes uncontrollable joint pain. Marijuana anti-inflammatory properties help relieve these arthritis symptoms.
The Arthritis Society announces the winner of its latest research grant for medical cannabis and how it benefits arthritis. McGill University’s Dr. Mark Ware will lead a trial examining the use of oral cannabinoids for fibromyalgia.
What is Psoriasis? What is the link between psoriasis and medical marijuana? It’s easy to think of psoriasis as just a skin condition. But psoriasis starts underneath the skin. It is a chronic immune system disease that can range from mild to severe. Psoriasis can be associated with other conditions such as arthritis, Type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
“Compassionate Investigational New Drug” Program Patient Speaks Out The tin canister that Irvin Rosenfeld picks up every month, filled to the brim with 300 marijuana cigarettes, is not something he tries to hide. In fact, the 61-year-old Portsmouth native encourages a look, because he’s got papers. Rolling papers, sure, but legal ones, too. They show that the
States around the country — more than 23 in total — have legalized medical marijuana. 23 Fantastic health benefits of medical marijuana. Experts have been changing their minds too — recently, CNN’s chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta reversed his opinion on medical marijuana. Many people agree with Gupta’s new stance, and believe that the drug
Cannabis May Lead to New Autoimmune Disorder Treatments Cannabis may offer hope to people with autoimmune disorders such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Cannabis seems to decrease inflammation in the body by suppressing certain parts of the immune system. Researchers are hoping this finding will lead to new treatments. Previous studies have hinted at immune system abnormalities among cannabis
Florida Medical Marijuana Patient, Cathy Jordan, Explains How Cannabis Keeps Her Alive Having survived Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) for 22 years using cannabis (marijuana) as medicine, Cathy Jordan of Florida explains how it works to keep her alive – as a neuroprotective, cough stimulation, and the “cottonmouth” effect that controls the excess saliva so dangerous