Cannabis has the potential to modulate some of the most common and debilitating symptoms of cancer and its treatments, including nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, and pain.
Scotland’s first medical cannabis clinic has begun prescribing to patients suffering from chronic pain conditions.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome, characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and mood disturbances. There are nearly no data on the effect of medical cannabis (MC) treatment on patients with fibromyalgia.
Medical cannabis use is common in the United States and increasingly more socially acceptable.
With the increased use of cannabis in the medicinal and recreational domains, it is becoming more important for physicians to better understand its harmful and beneficial effects.
Insufficient management of cancer-associated chronic and neuropathic pain adversely affects patient quality of life.
Anorexia can affect up to 90 % of people with advanced cancer. It is a complex symptom associated with changes in taste, lack of hunger at mealtimes and lack of food enjoyment.
A complex motor disorder is a combination of various types of abnormal movements that are associated with impaired quality of life (QOL).
Herbal cannabis has been used for thousands of years for medical purposes.
Marijuana (Cannabis sativa) has been used throughout the world medically, recreationally and spiritually for thousands of years. In South Africa, from the mid-19th century to the 1920s, practitioners prescribed it for a multitude of conditions.