From lowering sperm count to causing skipped periods, there are potential impacts cannabis can have on your ability to get pregnant. Does marijuana use lead to infertility? Should you stop consuming cannabis when trying to conceive? We’ll separate fact from fiction about marijuana and fertility.
Illinois sixth-grader Ashley Surin won the right to have access to medical marijuana at school. Ashley’s parents say that cannabis drops along with the ketogenic diet have greatly decreased her seizures. Marijuana and the keto diet may better control severe seizures than some pharmaceuticals.
Chemotherapy prevents cancerous cells from dividing. Unfortunately, healthy cells are often affected, too. But many chemo patients find relief from chemo side effects—nausea, pain and fatigue—with cannabis. Here are the most popular Q&As about cannabis and chemotherapy on Hellomd.com.
The vagina is an ideal breeding ground for bacterial and fungal infections. While traditional treatments for vaginal infections are effective, cannabis’s anti-fungal, anti-itch and pain-relieving properties mean you can use the plant as part of a vaginal infection treatment regime.
Urinary incontinence can be embarrassing. But research reveals that cannabis can act on pathways in the brain and bladder. So, marijuana could improve bladder control and relieve symptoms of urinary incontinence without the side effects of the common prescription medications for bladder control.
Red, bloodshot eyes have always been a common sign of marijuana consumption. But cannabis can affect the eyes in other ways. Some research suggests the neuroprotective and antioxidant properties of CBD and THC may support vision and offer some protection against common eye diseases like glaucoma.
It’s a fact of life that our bodies start to break down as we age. Health conditions faced by seniors include dementia, arthritis, tinnitus, shingles and glaucoma. Cannabis can help with all of these as well as act as a mood stabilizer, help with insomnia and stimulate appetite.
For the 50 million-plus Americans suffering from seasonal allergies, spring is no fun. Have you tried cannabis to ease allergies? Marijuana can fight inflammation and pain, which accompany hay fever. Check out the answers to our most popular questions on how cannabis can bring relief from allergies.
Folks in the medical marijuana community believe that cannabis’s therapeutic properties will have great applications for neurodegenerative diseases in the years to come. One such condition that receives a lot of attention is Parkinson’s disease, which affects the part of the brain where dopamine...
More and more seniors are turning to the cannabis plant to help ease pain associated with conditions such as glaucoma, dementia and arthritis. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, between 2006 and 2013, the number of Americans 65 and older who consume marijuana went up 250%.
Postpartum depression affects around a million moms in the U.S. yearly. Recent mothers feeling the baby blues and who aren’t breastfeeding could try cannabis to elevate mood, relax and sleep. Marijuana compounds mimic hormones new moms lack, boosting these helps moms feel happier and more in...