Humans are biologically predisposed to react to stressful and traumatic situations. The “fight or flight” mechanism enables people to determine instantaneously how to react to any given situation. If this mechanism is forced to be used repeatedly and often, the body does not properly heal or develop. Often, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a debilitating and chronic…

Neuropathy, or nerve damage, effects over 30 million Americans. Neuropathic pain is chronic pain made prevalent by tissue injury. Most commonly, patients report that tingling and numbness occur, usually in the hands and feet. Other symptoms include:   Pain or cramping, especially of the hands, feet or calf muscles Sensitivity to touch or temperature Loss…

Sleep is an essential part of maintaining mental, emotional, biological and physiological balance. Without proper sleep, it can be difficult to function and the ability to perform even menial tasks is diminished. For some, insomnia means falling asleep, but not staying asleep. For others, insomnia means having difficulty falling asleep; and for some, it may…

5 cannabis strains to treat PTSD? The National Academies of Sciences reports that PTSD is a stressor-related disorder which develops as a result of a patient’s exposure to a traumatic event. The psychological symptoms that develop because of the trauma affect mood, cognition, memories (both suppression and the inability to form new memories) and physical…

As the rate of cancer diagnoses rises worldwide, patients are finding more options with their treatments and healthcare routines. Patients can suffer from the disease itself, or from the side effects of chemotherapy and other pharmaceuticals medications. Patients report experiencing anxiety, insomnia, appetite issues, nausea, vomiting and fatigue. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2018…

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