You may be exploring different methods of consuming medical marijuana – or perhaps your wellness journey has just begun and you’re wondering where to start. In either case, tinctures are a great way to consume medical marijuana safely and discreetly, with benefits such as effective administration and flexible dosing. Not to mention that tinctures are […]
Dr Daniel Whitelocke’s researched articles about the science behind medical marijuana, medical cannabis therapy, medical marijuana use, and its effects on the body. Dr. Daniel doesn’t just certify patients for Arkansas marijuana cards, he also empowers them to achieve their own wellness, by providing the highest quality scientific information, in a platform anyone can understand and use.
Tinctures have been a trusted herbal remedy for centuries, dating as far back as 1000 AD. They have long been used to alleviate an array of health concerns including both mental ailments and physical ones. When it comes to medical marijuana, consuming it in the form of the age-old formula of tinctures is a great […]
PTSD can manifest differently for everyone. Managing your symptoms is possible, but first, it’s important to know how PTSD affects you. Our PTSD test is a way of measuring whether what you are experiencing is mild or severe. Essentially, we give you a questionnaire with possible symptoms and you rate how severely they affect you on a scale […]
You might want to break out some sticky Sativa and start grinding because I’ve got some pretty groundbreaking stuff coming your way. This series of articles will talk about how cannabis can have a paradoxical effect on our brains by protecting certain areas and slowing the aging process. Cannabinoid agonists, or chemicals that bind to cannabinoid receptors, were once thought to […]
I love you guys. You’re just frigging great. I owe a debt of gratitude to the medical cannabis community for giving me a voice and platform that, ultimately, has led to my success. So in the spirit of paying it forward, I’d like to share some of the knowledge I’ve gained as my clinical career in medicine has now morphed into a much more natural functional approach to whole-body optimization. Cannabis medicine is in its nascent stages in Western Medicine so establishing guidelines regarding whole-plant cannabis dosing and administration is also in its infancy.
Some of our patients at OZARK MMJ Cards have asked about the difference between terpenes and cannabinoids. We wanted to walk through the definition of terpenes, why they are important, how they interact with the brain and olfactory system, and a review of selected terpenes/strains. A close appreciation of the powerful value of terpenes is essential to even the casual cannabis connoisseur to unlock the most from your medication. We will delve into how cannabinoids act as a sensory catalyst in the central nervous system by starting a cascade of actions that amplify terpenes action even further. One can quickly glean how terpene genetics can have an enormous impact on the potential that medical cannabis has to offer.
According to the Mayo Clinic, “Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to waste away (degenerate) and die. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person’s ability to function independently.” Alzheimer’s Disease not only impacts the patient, but also those around.
Arthritis involves a diverse group of processes and commonly results in inflammation within one or more joints. The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, with other forms being autoimmune, infectious, cancerous, or traumatic.
With the explosion of cannabis products into the mainstream, this topic couldn’t be hotter. Although cannabis has hundreds of identified cannabinoid compounds, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) are present in the highest concentrations. They account for the bulk of beneficial physiologic properties attributed to cannabis plants. These two compounds have significant differences for users, so […]