Gary P. Allen

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Pros of Having a Medical Marijuana Card In Pennsylvania

Reading Time: 6 minutes In the last decade, many states across the US have legalized the use of medical marijuana. This policy change is concrete evidence in favor of the potential health benefits associated with consuming medical marijuana as a form of medication for certain health disorders. Just like its many neighboring states, the state of Pennsylvania allows the […]

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Cannabis for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Cannabis for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

Reading Time: 4 minutes The term Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is relatively new and now includes a broad spectrum of symptoms and causes associated with repeated physical head injuries. Historically, the disorder is known as dementia pugilistica which is quite common among individuals such as professional athletes or workers who are more prone to repeated head injuries. CTE involves […]

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Cannabis for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Cannabis for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is AMD? Unfortunately, there is no cure for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). The condition is usually caused when a certain part of the retina called the macula starts to deteriorate over time leading to vision loss. However, cases of AMD causing permanent vision loss are quite rare. It is interesting to note that people […]

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Medical Cannabis for Heart Disease

Medical Cannabis for Heart Disease Treatment

Reading Time: 3 minutes According to the research, one person loses their life every 34 seconds in the U.S. due to cardiovascular disease. In 2020, around 697,000 people in the U.S. lost their battle of life against cardiovascular diseases. Heart attacks are mostly common in people with poor lifestyles or obesity. Poor diet and lack of exercise are all […]

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Cannabis for Night Terrors

How Cannabis Can Help with Night Terrors and Improve Sleep?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Night terrors, also known as sleep terrors, can be frightening to people who are experiencing them, but many patients do not remember them as they are in sound sleep. Night terrors are a sort of parasomnia, or sleep disturbance, characterized by strange sleep behaviors. Patients who have sleep terrors frequently wake up feeling worn out […]

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Cannabis for Stroke & Traumatic Brain Injury

Medical Cannabis for Stroke & Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the years, the impact of cannabis on the treatment of certain disorders has significantly expanded. This has introduced many new cannabis-infused products and treatments for disorders that were once thought non-curable or too harsh when it came to pain management. Traumatic Brain Injury and stroke are two of such disorders. What is Stroke/Traumatic Brain […]

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Medical Cannabis for Parkinson’s Disease

Medical Cannabis for Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological condition that results in tremors, cramps, muscle rigidity and stiffness, and sluggish, clumsy movement. The majority of people who are affected by PD are middle-aged and older adults. Dopamine insufficiency and basal ganglia degeneration are both linked to PD. What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s, a progressive neurological condition […]

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Cannabis for Anxiety and Panic Disorders

Medical Cannabis for Anxiety and Panic Disorders

Reading Time: 3 minutes Medical marijuana can help treat anxiety disorders, such as panic attacks, as well as other mental health illnesses like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Anxiety is a symptom of different medical conditions just like chronic pain. As compared to high THC concentrations, low-to-moderate THC medical cannabis flower and CBD-rich products may be more useful for treating […]

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Cannabis For Sunburn

Cannabis For Sunburn: Is it really effective?

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the cold winter days are approaching, more and more people around the globe are aiming to get a good old sun bath whenever they get the chance to do so. If there’s no sunlight, there is always the option of sun lamps to get that crucial vitamin D through your skin. But what happens […]

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Cannabis For Night Sweats & Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

Cannabis For Night Sweats & Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s normal to sweat at night. But if you are waking up from sweating and are perspiring to the point where your clothes and bedsheets are drenched, it’s time to see a doctor. This is especially the case if you are losing weight and have a fever. Night sweats are a frequent adverse effect of […]

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