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The Healing Power of CBD

I’ve been practicing medicine for nearly a half century, starting out as a family doctor for the first 15 years.  In 1987 after curing my chronic sinusitis using a holistic (body, mind, spirit) approach, I began treating patients holistically suffering with a variety of chronic conditions.  I considered myself a “last-resort doctor,” since nearly everyone of my […]

CBD Might Block COVID-19 Infection

Although cannabis research is still in its infancy, scientists are continually identifying additional therapeutic benefits of this remarkable medicine.  Of all the 100+ cannabinoids found in cannabis, CBD or cannabidiol is clearly the most medicinal.   Now that we’re in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s exciting to learn that Canadian scientists at the University of […]

CBD for Chronic Pain

By far, the most frequent medicinal use of cannabis is for relieving chronic pain.  And the most effective analgesic of all the 113 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant is CBD.  CBD relieves chronic pain both directly and indirectly by reducing inflammation and anxiety, relaxing muscle tension, and enhancing sleep.  With chronic pain there is almost always […]

Medical Marijuana for Migraine

Cannabis is probably the most satisfactory remedy for migraine. Sir William Osler, MD, one of the founding professors of Johns Hopkins Medical School and revered by today’s medical community, made this statement in the late 1890’s. Since 2000, when I began researching and writing (Headache Survival) about migraine, I’ve felt a deep compassion and greater […]