Posts by Christine Kielhorn PHD:

Endocannaboid Receptors and How They Work In Your Body to Heal You
The endocannabinoid system was hard to understand, until now. Here’s how it works. The endocannabino...
How Does Cannabis Treat Dementia?
Cannabis treats the symptoms of dementia (anxiety, insomnia, depression, psychosis) AND it breaks br...
Endocannabinoid Deficiency Can Make Cystic Fibrosis Worse
The anti-inflammatory properties of cannabis along with the bronchodilator powers of THC could turn ...
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WidowMaker Heart Attack Damage is Reduced by Cannabis in Your Blood
Cannabinoids protect your heart from the extreme damage of a heart attack, even against the dreaded ...
CBD Works on Brain to Reduce Anxiety and Repair Damage From Chronic Stress
Strains high in CBD target the same receptors in the brain that pharmaceuticals can to treat anxiety...
Arousal for Women Can Be Enhanced by Cannabis
Long have women known the arousals and pleasures of cannabis and sex, but are we able to prove its p...
Obesity No Match For Cannabis
The endocannabinoid system appears to be overactive in the case of obesity, causing increased activa...
Hemorrhage in the Brain Causes Damage that Cannabinoids Can Stop
CB2 receptors are activated following hemorrhage on the brain, and this is where cannabinoids will h...
Cancer Metastasis is Stopped by CBD and THC
Tumor metastasis is the final, fatal  stage of cancer, but studies show THC and CBD can shut this do...
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The Medicinal Punch of THC Depends on How You Take It
Inhaling, sublingual, rectal, oral: how you take cannabis will determine how effective it is at trea...
THC Kills Fear and CBD Helps You Forget It
Using cannabis in combination with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy increases the likelihood that extinc...
THCA: The Cannabinoid That Loves Your Brain
THCA, found in raw cannabis, has powerful neuroprotectant properties. Cannabis-based medicines mainl...
Cannabis Works With Brain Changes to Treat Parkinson’s Disease
Cannabis increases dopamine in the brain and science believes this may reduce the motor symptoms of ...
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Cannabis Stops Arthritic Inflammation Like a Boss
Cannabinoids activate CB2 receptors, resulting in a muting of the inflammatory response of RA and OA...
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Cannabis for Autism?
There are major international studies investigating cannabis as a treatment option for negative symp...
CBD Extract May Change Effectiveness of Your Other Medications
CBD may inhibit the activity of enzymes that break down other medications, causing higher med levels...
Terpenes Work with Cannabinoids to Create Entourage Effect
Terpenes create odor, flavor, and good medicine.  Cannabinoids are typically the first thing that co...
How Does Cannabis Compare to Opioids for Killing Pain?
Cannabinoids and Opioids Have Similarities Cannabinoids (THC, CBD, etc) and opioids have some import...
How it Works: The Endocannabinoid System
We just beginning to understanding this complex system, here’s what we’ve got so far. The endocannab...
Cannabinoids Pass Easily Through Skin Not Ideal for Topical Melanoma Treatment
CBD and THC can easily penetrate the skin into aching joints and the bloodstream, but for melanoma, ...
Your DNA and Cannabis Medicine
Slight mutations in your DNA will affect how well cannabis works in your body. Advances in genetic m...
Cannabis is Kicking Irritable Bowel Disease in the Gut
Cannabis is a promising new medicine for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s and Ulce...
Cannabinoids Relieve COPD Symptoms
CBD reduces inflammation and THC opens airways – two good things when you have Chronic Obstructive P...
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Cannabis Reduces Inflammation Using CB2 Receptors
If inflammation is the root of disease, cannabis could be the perfect treatment. The second cannabin...
Cannabis Treats Alcohol Abuse Disorder
Many patients report successfully overcoming alcohol addiction through treatment with cannabis. The ...
Cannabis Treats the Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy
Cannabis has shown great promise in improving speech, dealing with pain, and reducing spasticity ass...
Is Your CBD Oil a Scam?
Your CBD oil may not be what you think it is. Image Credit: Shutterstock There are a large variety o...
Cannabis Improves Pain and Spasticity in MS: Patients Report
THC and CBD, in combination, have been found to improve symptoms of MS, but no evidence that it chan...
Cannabis Grows New Brain Cells
Cannabis assists the endocannabinoid system in supporting the process of neurogenesis. Neurogenesis ...
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Tush Kush: What You Need to Know About Suppositories
Rectal suppositories could be the very best way to get the most out of your cannabis medicine.  Smok...
Eating Raw Cannabis is Health Bonus You Can’t Miss
The health benefits of eating raw cannabis include: fighting cancer, preventing cancer, reducing inf...
THC Stops Neuropathic Pain
The activation of CB1 Receptors reduces the sensation of pain in the animal body; THC is able to red...
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Save the Roots: Cannabis Root is Required Medicine
From anti-cancer to anti-aging to pain relief, the cannabis root is powerful medicine. Flower buds, ...
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Cannabis Has 120+ Different Ways to Heal You
Cannabis has over 120 different phytocannabinoids, many of which are the key subjects in medical res...
Is Cannabis a Safe Pediatric Option?
Current research says that, yes, CBD is safe for pediatric use.  Every parent fears a day they will ...
Everything You Need To Know About: How THC Kills Cancer
THC can induce tumor cell death in more ways than your grandmother can cook eggs. Cannabis has alrea...
Can CBD Alone Give Pain Relief or Do You Need THC?
The answer for your pain relief depends on the source of the pain: inflammation or nerve? Chronic pa...