Health

Cannabis for IBD and IBS

Cannabis has been used to treat digestive disorders for centuries. Learn what the research says it about its potential to help IBS and IBD now.

Cannabis and Quality of Life in Older Adults

Can cannabis help aging adults enjoy a better life? When it comes to these five common symptoms and conditions, the answer may be yes.

Cannabis and Alzheimers: Promises and Pitfalls

Researchers have only started investigating cannabis as a potential therapy for Alzheimer's. Find out what they've learned so far.

How Cannabis Can Ease Chronic Bladder Pain

Living with interstitial cystitis, or painful bladder syndrome, feels like having a UTI that never goes away. For me, cannabis helps.

Can Medical Cannabis Reduce Opioid Use in Older Adults?

Elderly patients are more likely to be using multiple prescriptions, putting them at increased risk for drug interactions. Complications from opioids can be especially severe. Find out how cannabis might help.

Cannabis for Insomnia

Insomnia can have devastating consequences for health and wellbeing. Find out how cannabis may help.

Can Cannabis Cure Your Menstrual Cramps?

Cannabis is an increasingly popular treatment for dysmenorrhea, or menstrual pain. Here, we talk to patients and a doctor to find out why.

Can Cannabis Help with Arthritis?

Arthritis is one of the most common reasons for getting a medical cannabis prescription. Find out why.

Study Says Just One Puff May Be Enough

Wondering what cannabis dose to take for anxiety, depression or stress? New findings from Washington State University suggest that less is more.

Can Cannabis Relieve Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms?

Meet a doctor and patient who say yes, medical marijuana can help with the pain, fatigue and inflammation caused by exposed nerve fibres.

Cannabis May Offer Comfort to Huntington Disease Patients

Studies and patients alike report that cannabis may relieve some of Huntington's worst side effects.

Is Cannabis a Safe Treatment for Postpartum Depression?

Medical marijuana isn't a standard treatment for depression, but some doctors and moms think it should be.

Can Cannabis Help Your Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is hard to diagnose and treat, and is even harder to live with. Can cannabis help fibro sufferers cope with their symptoms?

Weed During Pregnancy: What the Research Says

The only thing that we do know about cannabis use during pregnancies is that there are still a lot of unknowns.

Is Your Yeast Infection Treatment Getting You High?

Fluconazole is a common drug used to treat a common condition. But this yeast infection treatment can interact with cannabis in unexpected ways.

Nearly Seizure-Free: How Cannabis Is Helping Epilepsy Patients

As a toddler, Liam McKnight endured 50-70 seizures a day. Now, he's thriving, and his mom says it's all thanks to prescription cannabis.

Can Cannabis Treat Glaucoma?

Cannabis is known to reduce intraocular eye pressure, but its use as a glaucoma treatment is controversial.

How Cannabis Is Helping Endometriosis Patients

Endometriosis affects one in ten women and transgender men. There is no cure, and most treatments come with unwanted side effects. Learn why some endometriosis patients say cannabis is saving their lives.

Doctor’s Orders: Don’t Shame Yourself Out of a Cannabis Prescription

Pain specialist Dr. Biljana Kostovic prescribes cannabis to treat a variety of chronic conditions. But she also notes unique challenges in prescribing the plant to women.

Top 5 Healthy Munchies

Using medicinal cannabis can have some side effects, from dry mouth to the munchies (increased appetite). Here are some great, healthy snacks to have on hand.

Chronic Relief: Using Cannabis for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can be an incredibly debilitating condition. Many who endure chronic pain on a daily basis find that it can have a detrimental effect on multiple facets of life, including mood and general well-being. The majority of you reading this who suffer from this type of condition have likely tried everything and anything to help. Can cannabis be the answer?