can cannabis treat arthritis
Arthritis

Can Cannabis Treat Arthritis?

March 17, 2016 Nicco Reggente

What is Arthritis? Before we address the question “Can cannabis treat arthritis?”, it is first important to understand the disease and assess whether or not cannabis would be a treatment option that actually reverses the disease or if it would simply act [Read More…]

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
Disorders

What Is Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome?

June 30, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

Habitual heavy marijuana use over the course of years can cause periodic bouts of intense vomiting called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. Clinicians and researchers have only recently differentiated the condition from the nearly identical cyclic vomiting syndrome. The difference between the two comes down [Read More…]

cannabis to treat nausea
Disorders

Using Cannabis To Treat Nausea

September 11, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

Using cannabis to treat nausea is perhaps the most popular and well-known medical use for the plant and its derivatives. It has been well-cited as a potent anti-nausea and anti-vomiting (antiemetic) treatment. The marijuana derivative called Marinol has been on the pharmaceutical market [Read More…]

can cannabis treat alcoholism
alcoholism

Can Cannabis Treat Alcoholism?

November 22, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

Anyone who knows someone who smokes pot daily and also someone who drinks alcohol daily can tell which substance is more hazardous and leads to poorer decisions. It’s likely pretty clear the alcoholic’s quality of life would improve drastically if he substituted [Read More…]

Marijuana For OCD
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Medical Marijuana For OCD– A Cure?

February 22, 2018 Nicco Reggente, PhD

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) can be a crippling condition, but some evidence shows medical marijuana for OCD can potentially offer relief. Anecdotal evidence is strong. Families interviewed by ABC News told of OCD-wracked children prone to “crippling and violent meltdowns,” which vanished [Read More…]

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