How To Talk To Your Doctor About Medical Cannabis

Is Medical Cannabis Right for You? Medical cannabis isn't for everyone. Certainly, there are some clear contraindications for cannabinoid based treatments, but cannabis is continuing to gain a lot of traction in the patient community. In many cases, cannabis is becoming the preferred treatment option,…

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What is Medical Cannabis and How Does it Work?

What is Medical Cannabis?  Medical cannabis is a term commonly used to refer to the cannabis sativa plant, also known as marijuana. Cannabis sativa is a plant with many medicinal properties that has been used for thousands of years. Cannabis is made…

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Cannabis For Women’s Health

The medical cannabis industry has created a unique space where women can explore their health needs in a whole new way. In addition to revolutionizing the way in which many patients and physicians choose to mange chronic and debilitating conditions,…

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How Cannabis Can Help You Manage Your Arthritis

Arthritis patients use Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) dominant cannabis strains to help them improve their quality of life.  September is Arthritis Awareness Month The medical cannabis landscape in Canada is rapidly changing. As more and more doctors, researchers and patients…

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Using Cannabis to Manage Fibromyalgia

Patients use Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) dominant cannabis strains to help them manage symptoms of Fibromyalgia.    Fibromyalgia is a condition in which chronic widespread pain is the primary complaint. It is most often diagnosed in women and has a high prevalence…

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Trouble Sleeping? Why Patients in Canada May Look to Medical Marijuana

Patients use Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) dominant cannabis strains to help them improve their quality and duration of sleep.  Cannabis and Sleep: A Promising Sedative Sleep has a significant impact on health. Good quality sleep helps the brain battle inflammation…

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How Cannabis Can Help You Manage Your PTSD

  As with any chronic condition, living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can pose great challenges to our health, wellbeing, and ability to function in our daily lives. It can limit our ability to cope with life’s ups and downs…

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Four Ways to Use Your Medical Cannabis

              There are many different ways to use your medical cannabis, each with its own pros and cons and nuanced potential to impact your health and wellbeing. Choosing the best method of administration for your condition…

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How Cannabis Can Help Break Your Chronic Pain Cycle

This post originally appeared as a GrowWise Health special contribution to  Lift Cannabis News Magazine. One in five Canadians suffer from chronic pain. Effective chronic pain management is one of the biggest challenges faced by patients and physicians alike. For…

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