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Worker’s Compensation & Marijuana: Early Adopter Success

In 2016, Medical Marijuana became available to Patient’s suffering from severe, debilitating conditions such as Cancer(s), Epilepsy, HIV, MS, and ALS. Since it’s acceptance in New York, further legislation has been passed adding several more conditions including but not limited

Marijuana & Menstrual Cycles: An Unspoken Effect

Medical Marijuana is legal in 29 states with qualifying conditions ranging from Cancer, Epilepsy, Chronic Pain, IBS, MS, ALS, etc. Medical Marijuana is defined as cannabis used for medicinal sage, typically high in CBD or Cannabidiol a component of Marijuana that is effective in treating symptoms of

Antidepressants & Medical Marijuana: A Review

SSRIs SSRI’s or Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors are the most commonly prescribed antidepressant. SSRIs work by directly raising levels of serotonin via binding to SERT(5-HTT) allowing more serotonin to fit between neurons- while also increasing ITGB3 protein activity. In short- SSRIs increase

Medical Marijuana And Epilepsy

Taking cannabidiol may cut seizures in half for some children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), a severe form of epilepsy, according to new information released today from a large scale controlled clinical study that will be presented at the

Medical Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease

From the National Parkinson’s Foundation With medical marijuana now legalized in 28 states and Washington, D.C., it is obvious that there is strong interest in its therapeutic properties. Researchers are testing marijuana, which they call cannabis, as a treatment for

Does Cannabis Help Seizures?

Evidence from laboratory studies, anecdotal reports, and small clinical studies from a number of years ago suggests that cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound of cannabis, could potentially be helpful in controlling seizures. However, there are conflicting reports in the literature. So

MCofNYC : Medical Marijuana Doctors

Ranga Chelva Krishna, MD and Dr Nangia are amongst 16 doctors allowed to prescribe medical marijuana as most of the approved diagnosis are neurological. “The program provides access to medical marijuana to certified patients suffering from cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Parkinson’s disease,