The “Healing Hormones”: What are They and How You Can Get More of Them Naturally

We have all heard about the “feel good” effects of hormones such as serotonin, oxytocin, and dopamine: a sense of well-being, even feelings of love and nurturing towards yourself and others. But did you know that these “feel good” hormones are also designed by your body to boost your immune system, fight against pathogens and…

Breast Cancer, Cannabis, and Tamoxifen: Understanding the Dangers of Drug-Drug Interactions

For many people living with life-limiting and life-threatening diseases like cancer, medical cannabis has long been hailed as a gift, both for symptom control and for its potential to limit the disease process itself. But especially in the case of breast cancer—or, more accurately, breast cancers—the therapeutic potential of cannabis also comes laden with the…

Cannabis: Gateway Drug or Life Preserver?

Critics have claimed for decades that cannabis is a “gateway drug.”  Proponents of prohibition argue that using cannabis will lead people to consume cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine. Yet, no evidence exists to verify this claim. In fact, the research indicates the majority of people who use cannabis do not go on to use harder drugs.…