PubMed: Effects of Oral Cannabinoids on Systemic Inflammation and Viral Reservoir Markers in People with HIV on Antiretroviral Therapy: Results of the CTN PT028 Pilot Clinical Trial

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The recent CTN PT028 Pilot Clinical Trial has revealed the potential effects of oral cannabinoids on systemic inflammation and viral reservoir markers in people with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART). The trial was conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The … Read more

How CBD Oil Could Interact with Medications for Inflammation

CBD oil has gained traction in recent years due to its ostensible health benefits. Proponents tout the ability of inflammation reduction and pain relieving pain. However, there is also a lack of data on how CBD oil can interact with anti-inflammatory drugs. This essay will explore the potential interactions between CBD oil and drugs used … Read more

Understanding Inflammation: What It Is and How to Control It

Inflammation is the body’s instinctive reaction to injury and foreign invaders. It’s a difficult process characterized by redness, swelling, heat, and pain. It’s a sign that the body is trying to heal itself and can help us keep us safe from viruses and other threats. However, if inflammation is left unchecked, it will become chronic … Read more

Exploring How CBD Oil May Help With Ease Inflammation

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is a natural remedy made from the cannabis plant, which has become increasingly popular in recent years as an alternative therapy for a variety of medical disorders, including inflammation. Inflammation is the body’s natural reaction to injury and infection, but if it persists, it will cause pain and other signs. CBD oil … Read more

Gut Feeling

Pain, anxiety, and sleep are major drivers of medical cannabis use. But gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea and upset stomach, aren’t far behind.1 Even small doses of cannabis can soothe the stomach and stimulate the appetite. In fact, of the four cannabis-derived drugs approved so far by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, three are … Read more

Understanding the Effects of CBD Oil on Inflammation: How Long Does it Take?

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is increasingly popular for its medicinal properties and potential health benefits, especially for its anti-inflammatory properties. As more research is done, it is becoming abundantly clear that CBD oil can be used to treat various chronic inflammatory diseases, such as arthritis, asthma, and allergies. But how long does CBD oil take effect … Read more

How CBD Oil Can Help Reduce Skin Inflammation

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is gaining attention due to its potential health benefits, including its ability to reduce skin inflammation. CBD is one of the many substances found in the cannabis plant, and it has demonstrated promise in the treatment of various skin disorders. CBD oil works by interfering with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS), which … Read more

Getting to Know Cannabigerol with Bonni Goldstein, MD

This transcript is adapted from CannMed’s weekly podcast, hosted by Ben Amirault, who recently interviewed Bonni Goldstein, MD, one of the country’s most respected and experienced medical cannabis physicians. Dr. Goldstein has treated thousands of patients with medical cannabis. She is the medical director of Canna-Centers Wellness & Education and the clinical advisor to Cannformatics. … Read more

The Plant, the Whole Plant & Nothing But the Plant

It has long been known that resinous cannabis flower tops are infused with robust therapeutic properties. But there are also pharmacologically active components in other parts of the plant that shouldn’t be ignored when assessing the health benefits of cannabis. The earliest reference to the therapeutic use of cannabis dates back to 2700 BC in ancient China, … Read more

Exploring the effects of CBD oil on the brain

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is one of the cannabis plant’s many ingredients, and it has increased in popularity in recent years due to its potential health benefits. CBD oil has been shown to have a variety of therapeutic benefits, from reducing inflammation and anxiety to support with chronic pain and neurological disorders. However, much of the … Read more