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Optimize Your Endocannabinoid System to Maximize the Effective of Cannabis

Many foods and activities can have a profound effect on the endocannabinoid system and as a result allow it to function optionally.  Without optimizing the internal cannabinoid system, we risk losing the ability to maximize how cannabis can help us. Remember the endocannabinoid system has to be fully optimal and without that, you won’t be […]

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Glaucoma and THC: What You Need to Know

Did you know that glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness in the world? This condition affects over 60 million people globally and around 3 million adults in the United States.  Glaucoma is a disorder of the inner eye. It’s characterized by the destruction of retinal cells and the optic nerve. These factors lead to progressive loss of […]

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Marijuana and Diabetes: Can Medical Marijuana Treat Diabetes?

If you were recently diagnosed with diabetes, you aren’t alone. Nearly 11% of the US population has diabetes, with 1.5 million new cases diagnosed each year.  There is good news, though. You can qualify for a legal medical marijuana prescription in Florida if you have diabetes. How is that possible? Scientists are starting to uncover an interesting relationship […]

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Dr. Hashim Featured on Women Empowered Podcast

Recently, Dr. Hashim of The Herbal Clinic, MD was featured on the Women Empowered podcast. In this episode, Dr. Hashim explores the following: On this episode, Nikki talks to Dr. Mark Hashim about his practice with CBD and THC. He shares how he has gotten many patients off of large doses of opiates and benzodiazepines […]

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Diet & the Endocannabinoid System

Note: This story originally appeared at https://www.projectcbd.org/food-for-thought-diet-cannabis-and-the-endocannabinoid-system By Martin A. Lee on March 20, 2017 (Updated on January 15, 2019) Cannabis has been a friend to humankind since before the written word, providing fiber for cordage and cloth, seeds for nutrition, and roots, leaves and flowers for ritual and healing. During the Neolithic period, our ancestors discovered uses […]

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Gut Microbiota & the Endocannabinoid System

Note: This story originally appeared at https://www.projectcbd.org/science/cbda-raw-story By Nate Seltenrich on September 03, 2020 Living inside and on each of us is a vast population of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and viruses. Cumulatively, the microbiome includes as many cells as the human body and encodes 100 times more genetic material than the human genome. Up to 1,000 different […]

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CBDA—The Raw Story

Note: This story originally appeared on https://www.projectcbd.org/science/cbda-raw-story By Mary Biles on August 11, 2020 Raphael Mechoulam isolated CBDA in 1965. In the last five years, the world has fallen in love with cannabidiol (CBD). Perhaps the biggest uptake has been in countries like the UK and United States where almost 10% of the population admit to having tried CBD oil. Most people probably […]

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New Health and Wellness Services Now Available

The Herbal Clinic, MD is excited to offer additional healing modalities to the menu. Angela Hashim, Reiki Master/ Practitioner will be incorporating several treatment options into her recommended Reiki plan. These treatments are extremely effective for pain management, relief from tension, stress and sleep etc… Treatments include Vibroacoustic therapy as well as Light therapy. All […]

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5 Amazing Facts About How Medical Marijuana Helps with Depression and Anxiety

There are many amazing benefits of medical marijuana, and it’s been showing with the improvement of people’s everyday lives. One of the biggest improvements has been how marijuana can help those that are battling or struggling with depression and anxiety.  For some people, their anxiety can get so bad that it cripples their ability to […]

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How Medical Marijuana Can Help Aids Patients Live Life to the Fullest

HIV and AIDS can happen to people of all ages and from backgrounds, and often, heterosexual people are infected as well. An HIV infection interferes with the body’s ability to fight back against infection and disease. Today, patients and doctors can manage infections better than ever before. Many people can live with an HIV infection for years, decades, […]

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Navigating Through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic with Cannabis

As we all deal with the coronavirus pandemic, I have given much thought to the advantages of using cannabis in various ways to protect yourself and take advantage of your endocannabinoid system.  As a reminder, your internal endocannabinoid system is responsible for maintaining your body’s homeostasis at the cellular level. This means it controls almost […]

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