The Epilepsy Foundation defines epilepsy as a chronic condition of the brain which causes seizures and affects 65 million people worldwide. One in 26 people will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. It is not fully known the genetic origins of epilepsy or if the condition is hereditary. A seizure is a disruption of the electrical…

Cannabis patients are likely familiar with the terms THC and CBD and how the cannabinoid chemicals are effective therapies for many conditions involving nausea, chronic pain, inflammation, depression and anxiety. The University of Washington states that there are 480 natural components in the cannabis plant. Whereas opiates target the central nervous system, Cannabinoids similarly, and…

The Center for Peripheral Neuropathy at the University of Chicago defines neuropathy not as a single disease but rather as a “series of disorders that result from damage to the body’s peripheral nervous system(PNS).” People who suffer from peripheral neuropathy deal with the loss of sensation, numbness, weakness, burning or tingling pain in the extremities.…

Cannabis has been used for centuries to combat a variety of systemic ailments, both of the mind and body. There is archeological evidence that proves that humans have used cannabis for at least 10,000 years. In 1785, French naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck published a description of a cannabis species he discovered in India. He named the…

For centuries, humans have relied on the beneficial cannabis plant to improve ailments, conditions, diseases and discomforts. There’s evidence that the ancient Romans used cannabis and that traces of cannabis pollen have been found throughout Italy. The cannabis plant still exists because of human activity, cultivation and historical usage. There are two main species of…

Cannabis is a diverse medicine that has been used for centuries and is still used throughout the world. There is archeological evidence that proves that humans have used cannabis for at least 10,000 years; recorded history, for at least 5,000 years. As the use of medical marijuana increases in Florida, patients are learning that medical…

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…