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November 21, 2017

Obesity

Obesity is a serious health condition. Despite its prevalence, the obesity continues to rise in the United States and around the world. In fact, according to the National Health and Nutrition ExaminationObesity is a serious health condition. Despite its prevalence, the obesity continues to rise in the United States and around the world. In fact, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey as many as one in every three adults is considered obese while one in every thirteen adults is morbidly obese. Like many ... Read More ›

November 21, 2017

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Finding the right treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be difficult. Doctors often turn to anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications, which come with a whole lot of side effects. It’sFinding the right treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be difficult. Doctors often turn to anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications, which come with a whole lot of side effects. It’s no wonder why there’s a growing interest in medical marijuana for obsessive-compulsive disorder. That’s because marijuana can play a helpful role in treating OCD. How and ... Read More ›

January 11, 2019

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & CBD

Medicine made with cannabidiol (CBD) can help you manage your OCD symptoms and live a more fulfilling life. Learn how CBD works with your system to improve your mood. What Is Obsessive Compulsive DisorderMedicine made with cannabidiol (CBD) can help you manage your OCD symptoms and live a more fulfilling life. Learn how CBD works with your system to improve your mood. What Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that causes you to have reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) that drive repetitive habits (compulsions). ... Read More ›

November 21, 2017

Opiate Dependence

While a recent CNN report indicates the number of new cases of opiate addiction in the U.S. continues to climb, few people with an opiate dependence seek treatment. According to CNN, the number of peopleWhile a recent CNN report indicates the number of new cases of opiate addiction in the U.S. continues to climb, few people with an opiate dependence seek treatment. According to CNN, the number of people living with opiate dependency increased nearly 500 percent between the year 2010 and 2016. During the same six-year span of ... Read More ›

June 20, 2018

Onsolis Dependence

Opioids come in many forms, and some are more dangerous than others. Just like any medication, the opioid Onsolis works well for some patients. But, it can also cause harsh side effects, dependency andOpioids come in many forms, and some are more dangerous than others. Just like any medication, the opioid Onsolis works well for some patients. But, it can also cause harsh side effects, dependency and addiction. Onsolis is a form of fentanyl, an opioid with 50 to 100 times the strength of morphine. Due to its ... Read More ›

April 24, 2018

Opiate Dependency and CBD

Opiate dependency is at an all-time high in the United States — so much so that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has called this crisis an epidemic. Opiates are sometimes prescribedOpiate dependency is at an all-time high in the United States — so much so that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has called this crisis an epidemic. Opiates are sometimes prescribed as pain medications for many different medical conditions, but some patients can develop a physical reliance on these drugs. This can ... Read More ›

July 9, 2018

Oxaydo Dependence

Since 1999, more than 350,000 people have died from an opioid overdose in the United States. Illegal drugs like heroin often come to mind when we look at drug addiction. However, legal prescriptions causeSince 1999, more than 350,000 people have died from an opioid overdose in the United States. Illegal drugs like heroin often come to mind when we look at drug addiction. However, legal prescriptions cause many of the overdoses involved in the opioid crisis. Prescriptions for medications like Oxaydo can result in addiction and overdose in ... Read More ›

July 9, 2018

Oxycodone Dependence

The opioid crisis isn’t all about illicit drugs. In fact, addiction often starts with a prescription for a patient in need. More than 350,000 people died from opioid overdose between 1999 and 2016, andThe opioid crisis isn’t all about illicit drugs. In fact, addiction often starts with a prescription for a patient in need. More than 350,000 people died from opioid overdose between 1999 and 2016, and many of these cases involved prescription drugs like oxycodone. However, we’ve discovered an alternative to opioids that could help us fight ... Read More ›

July 9, 2018

OxyContin Dependence

The opioid crisis in the United States doesn’t only involve illegal drugs like heroin. In fact, many addictions start with a legal prescription. Patients looking for pain relief often get prescribedThe opioid crisis in the United States doesn’t only involve illegal drugs like heroin. In fact, many addictions start with a legal prescription. Patients looking for pain relief often get prescribed opioid medications like OxyContin. But, these medicines can have dire consequences for even the most well-meaning patients. What Is OxyContin? OxyContin is a branded ... Read More ›

November 21, 2017

Optic Neuropathy

Medical cannabis has increasingly gained many people’s interest as a natural alternative treatment option for a variety of conditions and disorders. Researchers are now studying medical cannabisMedical cannabis has increasingly gained many people’s interest as a natural alternative treatment option for a variety of conditions and disorders. Researchers are now studying medical cannabis for optic neuropathy, and individuals are already saying it helps with many of their symptoms. How and Why Marijuana Can Be an Effective Treatment for Optic Neuropathy Glaucoma ... Read More ›

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