Alex Pietrowksi, Staff Writer
At age 71, famed actress and singer Olivia Newton-John is winning a long battle with cancer, and she gives major credit to medicinal cannabis for helping her to overcome pain and get much-needed rest so that her body could heal.
Having been fought off cancerin 1992, then also in 2013, she was again diagnosed in 2017, this time with stage IV breast cancer, which eventually spread into her lower back, causing extreme pain.
While she did work with traditional medicine under the care of her physician, she says that supplementing with cannabis and a variety of herbs has helped her to stay off of destructive opioidsdestructive opioids for pain management. →
Read more via Olivia Newton-John Credits Cannabis for Help in Surviving Stage IV Breast Cancer — Waking Times
(Collective-Evolution) Cannabis could potentially slow and even reverse heart failure via TRPV1, a cannabinoid receptor. This is according to research led by a team at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Alexander Stokes, a JABSOM assistant professor in cell and molecular biology, said “the potential medical benefits of using cannabis-based therapies for the treatment of heart disease are promising.” →
Read more via Cannabis Might Reverse Heart Failure, University of Hawaii Study Finds — Collective Evolution
A small study conducted by researchers at the University of Saskatchewan adds to the growing body of evidence that cannabis can be used to successfully treat seizures in children, according to the CBC.
A study funded by Jim Pattison’s Children’s Hospital Foundation monitored seven children suffering from severe pediatric epilepsy, in which up to 1,200 seizures a month are common.
On average, the overall reduction in seizures was close to 75%, while three of the seven children stopped having seizures altogether. ➤➤
Read more via Study Confirms Cannabis Oil Can Reduce or Eliminate Seizures in Kids — Era of Light
February 22nd, 2019
Guest writer for Wake Up World
A lot’s been written about the hemp product CBD, but what does medical science actually say about its healing properties and are there any diseases that it can cure? Hemp has been used throughout history recreationally and/or for medical purposes; but for someone living with a serious medical condition, the idea that cannabis can offer better results than prescription pills may come as a surprise. But if we’re to look at the ongoing fight to decriminalize weed, this is what a growing section of the population want to see happen…..Read more
via 5 Clinically Tested Benefits of CBD Oil — Wake Up World
Cannabinoids have been found to have antioxidant properties, unrelated to NMDA receptor antagonism. This new found property makes cannabinoids useful in the treatment and prophylaxis of a wide variety of oxidation associated diseases such as ischemic, age-related, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. The cannabinoids are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants, for example in limiting…..Read more &
via Cannabis Oil Was Used To Treat Epilepsy 176 Years Ago — Collective Evolution
Anna Hunt, Staff Waking Times We all need an adequate amount of sleep to stay healthy, energetic, and mentally acute. Yet, many factors can easily get in the way of that ideal 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night. Stress, a troubled mind, physical discomfort, and countless other factors can cause you to lose out……Read more
via Multiple Studies Show Using CBD Oil for Sleep Disorders May Be Your Safest Bet — Waking Times
A fourth grader is now allowed to take his cannabis in school for his epilepsy as kids in states across the country would be arrested for the same thing. The post As Families Become Outlaws to Treat Epilepsy with Cannabis, Colorado Kids Can Now Bring It To School appeared first on The Free Thought Project……Read more
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