Both sleep disturbances and nightmares are standard features of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that are included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental (DSM–5) diagnostic criteria for this condition.
A new UK study shows that medical cannabis could improve quality of life in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Pregnancy-related nausea is one of the most common experiences among expectant mothers.
The once-called “drug” is improving the lives of cerebral palsy patients, we need to ditch the stereotypes and seize the opportunity, writes medical cannabis patient, Darren*.
Around 17,000 people in the UK are now thought to have received legal medical cannabis for a range of conditions including chronic pain, depression, insomnia and Parkinson’s.
Globally, chronic pain is a major therapeutic challenge and affects more than 15% of the population.
Recently, many countries have enacted new cannabis policies, including decriminalization of cannabis possession as well as legalization of medical and recreational cannabis.
The purpose of this study was to provide the most up-to-date scientific evidence of the potential analgesic effects, or lack thereof, of the marijuana plant (cannabis) or cannabinoids, and of safety or tolerability of their long-term use.
For thousands of years, Cannabis sativa has been utilized as a medicine and for recreational and spiritual purposes.
What is the role of medical cannabis or cannabinoids for people living with chronic pain due to cancer or non-cancer causes?