For thousands of years, cannabis has been used the world over for healing. In fact, marijuana is still included in the 50 fundamental (i.e. most important) herbs of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Even though the fate of cannabis on the federal level is still up in the air, the good news is that more and more, the healing power of cannabis for even the most serious health conditions is becoming common knowledge.
Here is a fact that may surprise you: According to a ground-breaking 14-year study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, although there are some cancers that have a higher rate of long-term survivability in response to chemotherapy, the overall 5-year survival rate for cancer patients who utilize cytotoxic chemotherapy alone is only 2.1%. According…
Did you know that over four decades ago a “war” was pronounced on cancer? Since that declaration was made, the federal government has spent roughly $105 billion taxpayer dollars on conventional cancer research.
As we wrap up Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s worth noting that during our grandmothers’ lifetimes, real, significant progress has been made against this group of diseases: it’s no longer the death sentence it once was.
By now most of us probably know that research and anecdata (referenced in our last blog as anecdotal evidence based on personal observations and experiences) strongly suggests that cannabis has the ability to heal cancer.
There’s a common, disparaging word predictably thrown out by critics and skeptics to describe positive experience with cannabis to self-treat serious illnesses and their symptoms: “anecdata.”
You’ve probably heard of the environmental toxin fluoride, which has been systematically put into the water supply of many U.S. municipalities since the 1960’s and has led to all sorts of health complications for thousands of Americans.
This is a tale of two women.
Three, actually, if you count their mother, who was diagnosed in her early 30s with mid-stage breast cancer in 1980.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Medical Cannabis for Palliative Care: Not Just for End-of-Life: What It Is, Who Can Benefit
According to the World Health Organization, approximately 60% of all people worldwide would benefit from palliative care before death. And according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization…
The act of fasting, or not eating solid food for a specific period of time, has been around for thousands of years. It has been observed (usually for health reasons but sometimes for spiritual and/or political reasons) in every culture the world over. Now science is confirming the health and longevity benefits of fastin