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    Every cancer patient’s nightmare is the high toxicity of chemotherapy, with its horrible side effects. Chemotherapy kills cancer cells; it can also kill the patient. Is this something that cannot be helped? Is it inevitable? If you ask your MD or oncologist, they will tell you with a sad smile that unfortunately, for the present moment, it is beyond the power of medical science to make chemotherapy selectively target cancer cells. Nothing could be further
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    BY VIOLA BRUGNATELLI · PUBLISHED MAY 5, 2015 · UPDATED OCTOBER 23, 2017 Highlights: The endocannabinoid system is the most important physiologic system involved in establishing and maintaining human health Sea squirts, tiny nematodes, and all vertebrate species share the endocannabinoid system as an essential part of life and adaptation to environmental changes Currently, there are two recognised cannabinoid receptors: CB1, predominantly present in the nervous system, connective tissues, gonads, glands, and organs; and CB2,
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    G. Velasco phd,*†‡ C. Sánchez phd,*§ and M. Guzmán phd*†|| ABSTRACT In addition to the well-known palliative effects of cannabinoids on some cancer-associated symptoms, a large body of evidence shows that these molecules can decrease tumour growth in animal models of cancer. They do so by modulating key cell signalling pathways involved in the control of cancer cell proliferation and survival. In addition, cannabinoids inhibit angiogenesis and decrease metastasis in various tumour types in laboratory
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    Photo credit should read Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images In tests, some had extra CBD, some less, and some contained hidden cannabinoids. BETH MOLE – 11/7/2017, 9:45 AM With 29 states and the District of Columbia having now legalized medical marijuana, many consumers are trying out various types of extracts containing cannabidiol (CBD)—a relatively safe, non-addictive component of marijuana that does not generate a “high” and has shown potential for treating a variety of conditions, including pain,
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    When we get emails like this it makes me feel good. We sincerely do like helping people. Helping to make a positive difference in families. I wanted to share this. I would welcome more people that we have helped to send us emails on if we did or not make a difference with our herbal cannabis. Hi Ron, Please don’t use my full name okay? Dear Ron, I just want to share how the cannabis
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    The Biphasic Effect Cannabis compounds have biphasic properties, which means that low and high doses of the same substance can produce opposite effects. Small doses of cannabis tend to stimulate; large doses sedate. Too much THC, while not lethal, can amplify anxiety and mood disorders. CBD has no known adverse side effects at any dose, but drug interactions can be problematic. An excessive amount of CBD could be less effective therapeutically than a moderate dose.
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    by Dr. Malik Burnett In last week’s post we explored the entourage effect and how all the compounds within the cannabis plant work together to give the plant its therapeutic versatility. But one question remains in minds of many medical cannabis patients: “what is the optimal ratio of cannabinoids for my needs?” The answer, like many questions in the world of medicine, is still being researched. Given the fact that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD)
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    What do breast milk, tea and Cannabis have in common? Quite a bit, it turns out. In addition to providing a soothing sense of comfort and bliss, they also facilitate in stimulating and nourishing the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). For a variety of legal and moral reasons, adults generally do not indulge in a glass of breast milk when they need comfort. Instead, many enjoy a cup of tea. Black, white and green tea all come
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    BY ECHO / THURSDAY, 05 JANUARY 2017 / PUBLISHED IN EDUCATION, OVERVIEW OF CANNABINOIDS The Compounds and Chemicals in Cannabinoids Over the past decade, medical research has made intriguing discoveries about cannabis and its chemical makeup. While there’s still so much to learn about cannabis’ natural constituents, scientists have so far identified 483 different chemical compounds in cannabis22. In addition to containing over 85 cannabinoids, cannabis is a great source of terpenes, flavonoids, chlorophyll, vitamins,
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    Breast Cancer, Cannabis, and Tamoxifen: Understanding the Dangers of Drug-Drug Interactions We work with Kristin here at ocgreenrelief.org and respect her opinion strongly. August 31, 2017Breast Cancer, Cancer, Headlines, Pharma and MMJ, Popular, United Patients Group For many people living with life-limiting and life-threatening diseases like cancer, medical cannabis has long been hailed as a gift, both for symptom control and for its potential to limit the disease process itself. But especially in the case