Patient Education

A Simple Guide to KAYA Oil Cartridges

KAYA Infusions handcrafts three types of oil cartridges for discreet medicating: Mys-Stix, Rip-Stix, and Sol-Stix.   There’s already so much going on in a dispensary that even the most knowledgeable cannabis patient needs guidance. In this post, we’ll lay out the exact difference between these three fantastic cannabis extractions. The vaporizer oil cartridges from KAYA are…

So it’s your first time in a dispensary ….

Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. There’s a first time for everything, including a foray into the legal world of medical cannabis. If you’re lucky to live in a state where cannabis has been legalized either recreationally, medically or both, it’s more than likely you’re curious what all this is about. Look no further…

Medical Monday: PMS and Cannabis

Cramping, mood swings, bloating – all signs of premenstrual syndrome or PMS. For those of us with a period, there’s usually 4-7 days per month that are less than pleasant. For the roughly 34,000 medical marijuana card-holding women in Arizona, treating PMS with cannabis has become a reality. How can cannabis help with your monthly…

THC Distillate Bucket from KAYA Infusions

THC distillate

THC Distillate from KAYA Infusions gives us the clear dabs many of us have only dreamed about. Before launching KAYA Infusions, High Mountain Health spent a lot of time perfecting their extraction processes. It takes chemistry to create oils, waxes, and other concentrates; and the chemists behind KAYA are really starting to figure out how…

The High Mountain Health Dictionary of Cannabis Terms

  We know our ABCs, but do you know the ABCs of cannabis? Here’s some essential cannabis vocabulary to learn (and impress your friends with). A is for Anandamide Anandamide is the first endogenous cannabinoid — cannabinoids that are produced organically in our bodies — discovered. It interacts with our brain’s CB1 and CB2 receptors…

The Buzz about High CBD Cannabis Strains

  Cannabidiol, commonly known as its abbreviation CBD, is among the over 100 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Cannabinoids are naturally occurring chemical compounds that interact with our bodies in a variety of medicinal ways. There are endogenous cannabinoids — which are produced organically in our own bodies through our endocannibinoid system — and…

Medical Monday: Cannabis and Cancer

Unfortunately, chances are you yourself or someone close to you has experienced the reality of cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, “approximately 39.6 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes (based on 2010-2012 data).” While survival rates are improving, the mortality rate remains at roughly…

The increasing popularity of microdosing… and why it might work for you

For a growing body of cannabis consumers, less is more. No one likes to feel over-medicated when using cannabis — truly, there can be too much of a good thing. The side effects of over-medicating can include feeling groggy, anxious and in the worst cases, panic. We have all experienced the time when after consuming…

Cannabis is for lovers

While you should be showing your special someone love every day of the year, some of us want to make Valentine’s Day particularly nice. Roses are great but cliche — let’s embrace our other favorite flower for the holiday. Change things up a bit in the bedroom (for the holiday or, heck, every night); cannabis…

Why professional athletes should have access to cannabis

Sports like football require — literally — head-to-head contact almost constantly. Injuries and concussions are common, even to be expected. Young athletes may end a game with life-changing injuries that require a combination of physical therapy and painkillers for years. As cannabis has entered the mainstream as an effective and safe medicine for those suffering…