What are the Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana?

People have used marijuana to treat specific illnesses and conditions for thousands of years. The first documented use of marijuana for medicinal purposes was in 2737 BC by the Emperor of China. Throughout time, marijuana has become more commonly accepted to be used for medical purposes after many studies have come out proving the medical benefits of the plant. Journals …

How Does Medical Marijuana Help With Treating Pain?

Pain is the main reason why people seek out medical assistance. According to a report by the National Institutes of Health, chronic pain is more commonly found in Americans than cancer, heart disease, and diabetes combined. Because it is hard to pinpoint a specific source of pain, it can be even harder to treat that pain. If you have suffered …

Which Form of Medical Marijuana is Best for You?

Which Form of Consuming Marijuana is Best For You? Medical marijuana is more becoming a common and very effective form of medicine used to treat a variety of conditions and ailments. Medical marijuana, currently legal in 30 states along with DC in the United States, helps to alleviate symptoms of serious medical conditions that don’t respond to traditional forms of …

Treating IBD with Medical Marijuana

For patients living with inflammatory bowel disease, medical marijuana can potentially provide great relief. This condition is often associated with severe abdominal pain, nausea, frequent bowel movements, fatigue, lack of appetite, and involuntary weight loss that, in some cases, pharmaceutical drugs are unable to control. Many patients have turned to medical marijuana to help treat these gastrointestinal issues and have …

6 Forms of Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Currently, under Pennsylvania law, 6 forms of medical marijuana are available for patient consumption. Patients have access to pills, extracts, liquids, topicals, patches, and flower, a form that will be available soon in Pennsylvania dispensaries. If you’re new to medical marijuana, you may not have had the opportunity to try the various forms to treat your condition. Each of the 6 …