Patient Success Story: Obie the Huskie

Patient Success Story: Obie the Huskie

June Patient Success Story: Jen and Obie the Husky In late March of this year, my two-year-old husky was diagnosed with epilepsy. The morning I brought him to the vet, he was not the same husky I had raised since he was seven weeks old. He was clinging to me, balancing himself against my legs…

Patient Success Story: Armando B.

May Patient Success Story Meet Armando B! Hi my name is Armando, I’m an Arizonan now but was born in San Diego, California and grew up in Southern Cali. When I was younger, I was the victim of a drive-by shooting and suffered multiple bullet wounds–three in my stomach, one in my arm, one in…

Patient Success Story: Bridgit

April’s Wellness Warrior: Bridgit L. My name is Bridget L.  I am a fifty year old female with PTSD and Fibromyalgia. I was introduced to cannabis by some friends who told me people were using it for pain, at the time I was on sixteen pharmaceuticals a day and an opiate-derived patch. I was still…

Patient Success Story: Lulu

Cannabidiol, a chemical structure found in the cannabis plant and commonly known as CBD, has helped countless patients. Many are drawn to the medicine for its ability to alleviate the symptoms of many conditions, without the psychoactive effect of THC. Those utilizing CBD may find relief from pain, seizures, tremors and it has even been considered…

Just a Pinch of Black Pepper

What to do in those unpleasant, “too medicated” moments I remember it so clearly—my friend and I sat on the couch enjoying the last rays of the Colorado sunshine pouring into the living room. That night we had plans to eat some Indian food, watch some Netflix and relax with some edible candies recently purchased…

Medical Monday: Cannabis and Arthritis

In the United States alone, there are more than three million cases of reported cases of arthritis per year. This common condition, caused by joint inflammation, tends to worsen with age. Yet, arthritis affects people of all ages. Arthritis is painful, making managing daily tasks difficult. It can affect one’s ability to walk, hold objects,…

Patient Success Story: Kim

Cannabidiol, a chemical structure found in the cannabis plant and commonly known as CBD, has helped countless patients. Many are drawn to the medicine for its ability to alleviate the symptoms of many conditions, without the psychoactive effect of THC. Those utilizing CBD may find relief from pain, seizures, tremors and it has even been considered…

We need to talk … About inflammation

Inflammation seems to be on everyone’s mind. During the past few years, interest in everything inflamed piqued, and for good reason. Inflammation our bodies’ natural response to pathogens or trauma. After an injury, inflammation can help with recovery by dilating the walls of capillaries to allowing increased white blood cells to the affected area. Visually,…

10 Common Questions About CBD

  At High Mountain Health, we love CBD. As this cannabinoid has entered the spotlight — thanks to documentaries like Sanjay Gupta’s Weed — there is an increasing importance to have accurate information on hand, both for yourself and loved ones. Cannabis, including CBD, is an incredible medicine, but it is important to be armed with…

Revolutionary Cannabis Studies You Should Probably Know About in 2017

    Alright, all you cannabis braniacs out there—time to study up on some of the best cannabis research. So much has changed in the cannabis landscape, from the particularly racist and classist War on Drugs, to its eventual recognition as a valuable medicine, and today, the gradual legalization/decriminalization of cannabis throughout much of the…