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    How Does CBD Affect the Endocannabinoid System? The endocannabinoid system exists to respond to endogenous cannabinoids produced by the human body. However, scientists have learned that the system will also recognize and respond to cannabinoids from external sources, including the phytocannabinoid cannabidiol. According to the National Institutes of Health, manipulating the endocannabinoid system by introducing external cannabinoids like CBD could be useful in treating a variety of medical ailments. CBD and Cannabinoid Receptors The endocannabinoid
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    The benefits of CBD-rich cannabis concentrates for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) are well-known among football players and other pro athletes. But the U.S. government still maintains that cannabis is a dangerous drug with no medical value. BY MARTIN A. LEE ON MAY 02, 2018 Highlights: According to a U.S. government-held patent pertaining to “cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants,” CBD and THC can limit “neurological damage following ischemic insults, such as stroke or trauma.” A 2014 study
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    Parkinson’s   Hi Ron. I wanted to give you an update on John’s dad. He’s been taking the Sativa now, 5 drops on a spoon held under the tongue, for over 2 weeks and he is responding very well. He called us today and shared he has noticed considerable improvement with his shaking and balance. He has been using a walker since his fall in December and his doctor said he no longer needs a
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    Cannabidiol (CBD) has been the focus of many medical cannabis studies, and continues to prove itself as a powerful anti-inflammatory drug. What makes CBD even more desirable for some patients is that it does not cause the psychoactive effects associated with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). An extremely interesting study (Overcoming the Bell-Shaped Dose-Response of Cannabidiol by using Cannabis Extract Enriched in Cannabidiol) was just published out of the Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology in Jerusalem.
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    Kristin Wohlschlagel Sad outcome to what I considered a valid lawsuit. Keeping cannabis in Schedule 1 includes a statement that it has no medicinal value. This is clearly not true. Whether or not people agree about “how” medicinal it is, I believe many have realized medicinal value. Thank you, especially, to Alexis Bortell, for carrying the torch so high. Oddly, the judge made it clear that he accepted her claim that it had medicinal value,
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    Cancer is a curable disease provided it is diagnosed early. However a better option would be to pro actively manage and prevent the birth and multiplication of cancer cells. The following 12 cancer fighting foods could be very useful in preventing the dreaded disease taking roots in the body. Green Leafy Vegetables Most green leafy vegetables such as spinach and broccoli can help a lot in forming a preventive barrier against growth of cancerous cells.
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    10/8/2017 0 COMMENTS By Janna Champagne, BSN, RN I was first introduced to the topic of Epigenetics in 2008 at a business conference in Florida, and as a medical professional I was immediately intrigued. Epigenetics is defined as the environmental impact on gene expression, which explains how genes can be influenced to alter our genetic health expression (like an on/off switch). Depending on the environmental factors, this interaction may result in positive (i.e.: nutrition) or
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    WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CBD ISOLATE AND FULL SPECTRUM CBD? Due to its non-psychoactive healing properties, Cannabidiol (CBD) has become a very popular option for patients seeking a natural alternative to treat conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and more. As patients start to understand how CBD can be used to alleviate their symptoms, they are often faced with a choice between using products made from CBD Isolate or Full Spectrum CBD. So, what
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    by Betty Yu Researchers Investigate Cannabis Compounds to Treat Dementia LAFAYETTE (KPIX) — A few times a day, 92-year-old Lucy Hanson takes a little capsule; in it is medical marijuana. “They call it my happy pill and I call it my happy pill,” Hanson laughs. It’s hard to believe when you talk to her now but, four years ago, Lucy was confused, falling down and speaking gibberish. She often lay in bed and would make
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    DR. TITUS INSIGHTS: NSAIDS, FLAVONOIDS, AND AUTISM Flavonoids are a group of phytonutrients most remarkably known for providing vivid non-green pigments to the plant kingdom, such as the blue in blueberries, the red in red roses and the purple in your Granddaddy Purp Cannabis. Alongside cannabinoids (such as THC and CBD) and terpenoids (such as myrcene and limonene), flavonoids in cannabis also produce a range of effects. Commonly grouped together, flavonoids combine together to supplement