Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Give Hope Mercy M. James Statistics indicate that there are over 100,000 Americans who are afflicted with TS (Tourette’s syndrome). This complex neuropsychiatric disorder that is characterized by involuntary vocal tics is of unknown etiology. While the severity of this problem varies widely among patients, research shows that the condition usually improves with age. Currently, there is no cure for Tourette’s syndrome. However, research shows that medical cannabis can help people cope with the symptoms. Investigators in the Department of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Medical School of Hanover in Germany published their findings in the March 1999 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry. According to their results, in an uncontrolled open clinical trial, a 25 year old male patient afflicted with Tourette’s syndrome was successfully treated with one single 10 mg dose of MMJ. The severity of the…

Medical Marijuana Has Come A Long Way Baby Mercy M. James Medical marijuana or MMJ has been used for decades now to help people afflicted with serious medical conditions that include, but are not limited to glaucoma, cancer, epilepsy, AIDS, and MS (Multiple Sclerosis). As one of the most effective agents that help people cope with chronic pain, medical marijuana offers patients relief from extreme discomfort by alleviating their symptoms. Understanding the science behind the effectiveness of marijuana is important in order to dispel these myths and make a well informed choice about what it truly offers. When administered under the supervision of a qualified and competent doctor or medical practitioner, medical marijuana reduces the pain and nausea that various health problems cause. Scores of people believe that medical marijuana is extremely addictive and it increases the dependency on the drug. Research indicates that…

Ingesting Medical Cannabis Is A Healthy Alternative by Mercy J. James Medical cannabis is generally smoked by using any one of the different accessories such as cigar like blunts (cannabis, not tobacco, is put into the filler), bongs, water pipes, joints (lightly rolled cigarettes) and pipes. However, that is not the only way you can get the benefit of medical marijuana. In fact, you may not realize it; but Denver marijuana can be ingested as well. And, ingesting it keeps the body from inhaling the tar and carcinogenic chemicals that are harmful to it. Read on as Denver Medical Marijuana Dispensary Kind Love shares some healthy alternatives to smoking MMJ. Medical cannabis that has been smoked leads to a tremendous loss of THC and other cannabinoids because of the decomposition that occurs at the high temperatures. When ingested, however, there are more constituents (active…

Is Medical Marijuana The Wonder Medicine? by Mercy J. James The chemical components found in or medical marijuana have a large role in the Complementary and Alternative Medicine area. Medical marijuana is commonly called medical cannabis; it’s been in use for its medical benefits on the body’s immune and central nervous systems. It was recently found that medical marijuana has anti-cancer properties and has the capacity to assist the body in coping with side effects of the disease along with the treatment process with the activation of specific receptors in the body. Cannabidiol, which makes up 75 percent of the cannabinoids, has a variety of medical properties in several rare cannabis strains in its modified cannabinoid and non-psychtropic forms. It has low psychoactive properties and can lessen THC’s psychoactive effects by disintegrating it. All of its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-spasmodic and analgesic properties are highly…

New Research Shows Medical Cannabis Can Help With Glaucoma in Diabetes Mellitus Patients by Mercy M. James According to numerous studies published recently, medical cannabis holds great promise as a possible treatment for glaucoma. Statistics collected by the National Society for Prevention of Blindness indicate that more than four million Americans are afflicted with the eye disease glaucoma with 178,000 new cases of glaucoma being diagnosed each year. It is the leading cause of blindness in the United States that is prevalent in all age groups, most often seen in people over the age of 65. Open angle or chronic glaucoma is one of the most common forms of glaucoma that is characterized by an increase in the IOP (intraocular pressure) within the eye that potentially damages the optic nerve if the condition is not treated and controlled effectively. There are other types of…

Treatment of Glaucoma With Medical Marijuana by Mercy M. James According to numerous studies published recently, medical marijuana holds great promise as a possible treatment for glaucoma. Statistics collected by the National Society for Prevention of Blindness indicate that more than four million Americans are afflicted with the eye disease glaucoma with 178,000 new cases of glaucoma being diagnosed each year. It is the leading cause of blindness in the United States that is prevalent in all age groups, most often seen in people over the age of 65. Open angle or chronic glaucoma is one of the most common forms of glaucoma that is characterized by an increase in the IOP (intraocular pressure) within the eye that potentially damages the optic nerve if the condition is not treated and controlled effectively. There are other types of glaucoma such as secondary or narrow angle…

Safety of Medical Marijuana by Mercy M. James Research conducted on the safety of medical marijuana vs. the safety of 17 drugs that were approved by the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) based on the number of deaths caused showed that medical cannabis was the secondary suspect in 279 deaths as against 1,679 deaths where FDA-approved drugs were the secondary suspect.While medical marijuana or MMJ was never reported as the primary suspect, the total number of cases in which the 17 FDA-approved drugs seemed to be the culprit was as high as 10,008. All the statistics and data were collected over a period of 8 years from January 1, 1997 to June 30th, 2005. The total number of death recorded in this period that were caused due to medical marijuana was astonishingly low (279) when compared with those caused by the FDA-approved drugs…

  Marijuana Dispensaries In Denver CO Help Those Suffering Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Denver Co  provide a valuable service to many people. The use of medical cannabis for various medical conditions is becoming more common. More and more medical professionals have started to realize the advantages of this medication. Many people suffer a great deal with eye problems like glaucoma. Studies as far back as the 1970s show that the THC in marijuana reduces pressure within the eye. Glaucoma is characterized by increased intraocular pressure. Over time, this pressure can damage the optic nerve and eventually cause blindness. There are many kinds of glaucoma that affect a lot of people. In the United States, over two million people over the age of forty are suffering from open angle glaucoma. This is the most common type, and half of these people have no idea that…

By Mercy M. James The recent deaths of internationally acclaimed celebrities like Heath Ledger and Michael Jackson raises questions regarding the use of prescription drugs. Doctors, physicians, and medical practitioners prescribe antidepressants, sleeping pills painkillers, and tranquilizers without batting an eyelid. People are starting to wonder if these toxic chemicals are really needed by the body and why the disastrous effects of combining medications like sleeping pills and painkillers are never explained clearly to them. These innocent looking bottles of pills have become a death threat and some of them include some of the most commonly used painkillers and sleeping aids as well as other prescription narcotic painkillers. More and more studies are showing Medical Marijuana to be a safe alternative. Recent studies indicate that some of these drugs are the leading causes of acute liver failure and liver damage with many as 1600…

Most people fear Alzheimer’s disease and, according medical research, medical marijuana can play an integral part in slowing down its progression. To keep neural protein deposits from developing deep inside the brain, Tetrahydrocannibinol (THC) can be effective. It’s because of the neural protein deposits that Alzheimer’s disease afflicts people. Denver, CO. dispensaries supply medical cannabis that have been shown slow development of the protein deposits that end up causing a range of issues including but not limited to: confusion, severe memory loss, irritability, speech problems, mood swings, etc.This disease is progressive and deadly, destroying brain cells that eventually cause a person to suffer with dementia, loss of memory, a diminished intellect, motor and social skills. In the United States, Alzheimer’s disease is listed as a top 10 cause of death among the elderly. Kind Love Dispensary in Denver wants to share that medical research…