Health

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?

Can Cannabis Help with Arthritis?

Scientists believe that cannabis may show potential as an alternative to prescription medication for sufferers of arthritis, and more specifically both Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis, the two most common forms. This is certainly welcome news to the many who struggle with the unpleasant side effects associated with these conditions.

Quick & Easy Homemade Cannabis Cream

Curious if cannabis topicals can be right for you? Here's complete guide to understanding cannabis topicals and making a simple cannabis cream at home.

Can Cannabis be a Natural Alternative to Painkillers?

We all experience aches and pains, but are painkillers a sustainable daily solution? Read on to see if cannabis can be a natural substitute, and how that may impact you.

Can Cannabis Help the Opioid Crisis in Canada

As society sees the crushing devastation caused by prescription opiates come to a head, with almost 2,500 Canadians dying in 2016 as a result of an opioid overdose, the cannabis community is standing up to discuss the role of cannabis in the opioid crisis.

Women and Weed: Hidden Medicinal Benefits to Help us at our Worst

An increasing number of women are finding that cannabis is a perfect compliment to their daily wellness. Why is is the women and weed go so well together?

Does Cannabis Help or Hurt Anxiety?

Is cannabis a cure or a cause for anxiety? As it turns out, it all depends on what type you choose...

How Does Cannabis Affect Men and Women Differently?

Men have traditionally been the largest group of cannabis consumers, but recent trends are showing that women are starting to catch up. We know that cannabis can have a different effect on each individual, but some studies show there are also differences biologically and behaviorally between genders.