Tuesday, December 4, 2018 By: Laura Tennant
The answer depends on who you ask. Here we look to patient stories, research and medical advice for answers.
Thursday, November 15, 2018 By: Laura Tennant
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.
Friday, October 26, 2018 By: Laura Tennant
Can cannabis help aging adults enjoy a better life? When it comes to these five common symptoms and conditions, the answer may be yes.
Monday, October 1, 2018 By: Laura Tennant
Researchers have only started investigating cannabis as a potential therapy for Alzheimer's. Find out what they've learned so far.
Monday, September 24, 2018 By: Devon Scoble
Living with interstitial cystitis, or painful bladder syndrome, feels like having a UTI that never goes away. For me, cannabis helps.
Monday, September 17, 2018 By: Laura Tennant
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.
Monday, September 10, 2018 By: Karen Geier
Insomnia can have devastating consequences for health and wellbeing. Find out how cannabis may help.
Monday, August 13, 2018 By: Karen Geier
Cannabis is an increasingly popular treatment for dysmenorrhea, or menstrual pain. Here, we talk to patients and a doctor to find out why.
Monday, July 9, 2018 By: Hempster Staff
Arthritis is one of the most common reasons for getting a medical cannabis prescription. Find out why.
Friday, June 8, 2018 By: Devon Scoble
Wondering what cannabis dose to take for anxiety, depression or stress? New findings from Washington State University suggest that less is more.
Monday, May 28, 2018 By: Andrea Kovarcsik
Meet a doctor and patient who say yes, medical marijuana can help with the pain, fatigue and inflammation caused by exposed nerve fibres.
Friday, May 25, 2018 By: Courtney Greenberg
Studies and patients alike report that cannabis may relieve some of Huntington's worst side effects.
Friday, May 11, 2018 By: Andrea Kovarcsik
Medical marijuana isn't a standard treatment for depression, but some doctors and moms think it should be.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 By: Andrea Kovarcsik
Fibromyalgia is hard to diagnose and treat, and is even harder to live with. Can cannabis help fibro sufferers cope with their symptoms?
Monday, May 7, 2018 By: Hempster Staff
The only thing that we do know about cannabis use during pregnancies is that there are still a lot of unknowns.
Friday, April 13, 2018 By: Andrea Kovarcsik
Fluconazole is a common drug used to treat a common condition. But this yeast infection treatment can interact with cannabis in unexpected ways.
Friday, March 23, 2018 By: Amanda Scriver
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.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 By: Freedom Ahn
Cannabis is known to reduce intraocular eye pressure, but its use as a glaucoma treatment is controversial.
Friday, March 9, 2018 By: Devon Scoble
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.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 By: Devon Scoble
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.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 By: Courtney Greenberg
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.