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March 6, 2018

Medical Cannabis Can Treat ALS

Medical Cannabis Can Treat ALS The wording in this heading is vital: medical cannabis can treat ALS. Note that nowhere did we mention “cure” as there is no known cure for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). But using medical cannabis to treat ALS can be done. It can lengthen life spans and provide comfort from symptoms that can be debilitating. These symptoms include wasting away while muscles deteriorate, weakness, pain, drooling, spasticity and failure to breathe. What Exactly is ALS? ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is the most common disease involving deterioration of the motor neuron system.  A motor neuron is a neuron whose cell body is located in the motor cortex, brainstem or the spinal cord. They directly or indirectly control muscles and glands. ALS is the destruction of this control of muscles and movement of the arms, legs, mouth, and respiratory system. Patients are usually given 3 to 5 years to live, but some do live 10 years or longer. Medical cannabis can treat ALS, ensuring a better quality life and a longer life. There are stories of people with ALS who have lived on for 25 years thanks to medical cannabis treatment! Causes of ALS and […]
November 28, 2017

Cannabis Oil and Cancer Treatment – Read all about it here

Cannabis Oil and Cancer Treatment – Read all about it here How do we know that cannabis oils can treat or prevent cancer? Is cannabis oil the best treatment for cancer? All of these questions swirl around the heads of cancer patients who are trying chemotherapy yet still are not sure if they should be taking such debilitating medication. We recommend cannabis oils just to deal with the side effects of the chemo, as it is a natural pain killer, eases nausea, helps you to sleep and stops depression. More research is now showing that cannabis oils do cure cancer. These studies have been done on animals or in vitro. Read all about it here. Cannabinoids Do Treat Cancer, According to Research Scientists are still needing solid proof that cannabis oil is a fantastic cancer treatment – but so much anecdotal evidence shows that it is. And tests on animals and in labs shows that cannabinoids do kill cancer cells. So what are cannabinoids then and how do they kill cancer cells? Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in cannabis that cling to cannabinoid receptors or protein molecules on the surface of cells. Scientists first discovered tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is well […]