Summary: Glaucoma is a common eye disease that can eventually lead to vision loss Intraocular pressure (IOP) is a major factor in the disease Studies dating back to the 1970s found that marijuana intake could reduce IOP for a period of 3-4 hours at a time Marijuana is used today by glaucoma patients who require … Read moreMedical Marijuana: A Look at Glaucoma
Summary: Superfoods are foods that are low in calories and high in nutrients Hemp seeds are a superfood that contain a variety of nutrients, such as healthy fats, proteins, vitamins and fiber Hemp seeds are cultivated from the cannabis plant, but do not contain THC Hemp seeds contain the ideal ratio of essential fatty acids … Read moreHemp Seeds: Nature’s Superfood
Summary: Autism is estimated to affect 2% of children in the U.S. Autism is strongly linked to genetic factors such as Fragile X Syndrome Evidence suggests that the endocannabinoid system may be altered in cases of autism Medical marijuana has been suggested as a treatment by both patients and doctors Research is still in its … Read moreMedical Marijuana For Autism?
Summary: 2.8% of pregnant women say they use marijuana Chemicals in marijuana can cross the placenta and may contaminate breast milk The endocannabinoid system plays an important role in fetal development Studies show that marijuana use does not lead to major birth abnormalities Marijuana use is suspected to cause cognitive impairments later in life, but … Read moreMarijuana Use and Pregnancy: Is It Safe?
TruthOnPot.com – In 1971, a middle-aged woman decided to smoke marijuana for the first time in her life, only to find out that she was allergic. Her doctors, baffled by her mild anaphylactic reaction, published her case in the first report to ever document this phenomenon. Despite leaving behind a medical legacy, it’s unlikely that … Read moreCan Some People Be Allergic To Cannabis? Yes, But It’s Complicated
TruthOnPot.com – It’s not uncommon these days to hear people talk about marijuana when the subject of cancer is brought up. Stories of patients using cannabis to cure their cancer are plentiful, yet many seem to dismiss these claims as nothing more than silly rumors. Well, it’s a lot more than just a rumor. And … Read moreCan Marijuana Cure Cancer? 5 Reasons Why It (Probably) Could