By Sunil Aggarwal I am honored and delighted to be able to publish here a new comprehensive piece written by Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, entitled “Cannabinopathic Medicine”. Dr. Grinspoon started writing this piece in 2012, when I was privileged to read an early draft and give editorial suggestions.
By Dr. Michelle Sexton | December 11, 2012 Just as homebirth used to be a ‘hippy’ counterculture event in the 1970’s and now has an evidence-based safety profile, the use of Cannabis as medicine is going mainstream. And how, you may be thinking, do these two primitive practices wind up in the same sentence? It’s
Medical Marijuana is The New Midol? California Docs Pitch Cannabis to Fairer Sex In Los Angeles, the cannabis club capital of the nation, we know that medical marijuana is good for, well, whatever you write down on the clipboard in the pot doc’s office. Bad backs, migraines, sore muscles, break-ups, raves, Snoop Dogg concerts. But,
Published in Medigardens First some background: Most of the major hormones found in the body are regulated by and released from what is known as the hypothalamic-pituitary axis, involving two distinct but connected areas of the brain, the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. The hypothalamus is responsible for the production and release of hormones such as thyrotropin-releasing
The medical cannabis community has a target on their backs, and the first shots fired in Colorado are aimed at one Denver-based doctor who supposedly gave recommendations to police offices (who I image get sick also and require medicine), as well as for a pregnant woman who was looking out for the best interest of her child and herself by avoiding opiate-based drugs other doctors would prescribe.