CBD and Chronic Pain Syndrome

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Pain is one of the most difficult conditions to diagnose, a seemingly invisible disability. It is relative to the individual mind and body, manifests at different amplitudes, and often relies on good communication and understanding between the practitioner and patient to successfully determine its etiology. There is no cure for…

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The Therapeutic Value of THCV

In the world of cannabis medicine, CBD is trending and research supporting its medicinal claims is consistently growing. But among the familiar compounds found in cannabis, like THC and CBD, are others, each with their own supposed impact on physiological homeostasis. One such compound is Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV). THCV is rumored…

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CBD and Training: Is It an Ergogenic Aid?

“If exercise could be packed into a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.”  – Dr. Robert Butler, Founder, National Institutes on Aging If asked, I wonder what Dr. Butler would say about cannabidiol (CBD), or the combined use of CBD to…

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What Is the Therapeutic Value of CBD?

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Our nation is struggling to treat lifestyle constructs that foster chronic disease, an opioid crisis, and the existence of an obesity epidemic.  Further, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 6.7% of U.S. adults have suffered from a major depressive episode at least once in their life, and…

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Cannabis and Performance

Let’s face it… pot is in the political spotlight and the needs of the many are winning. As worldly clinicians tout the legitimacy of its use for treating conditions such as epilepsy and others remain afraid of its stereotypes, the freedom to choose to use is beginning to rumble loudly.…

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