Just a Pinch of Black Pepper

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…

Patient Success Story: Phyllis

Phyllis is a ray of sunshine. We are lucky to see her about once per week, usually to pick up some CBD oil or Health Oil to deal with everyday aches and pains due to a variety of conditions. She is the perfect Patient Success Story because she completely disproves the stereotype that cannabis is…

Medical Mondays: Cannabis and Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a neurological condition that may lead to blindness if left untreated. It is caused by optic nerve damage. Interestingly, glaucoma is now widely accepted to be a neurogenerative disease. Some studies even link it to a higher likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s Disease. This particular condition is not well understood, but much of the…

Medical Monday: Cannabis and Skin

Your skin is your largest organ. It covers your entire body, offers protection and keeps all the important parts of us kept safely inside. That’s why it is important to give our skin the love and care it deserves. Our skin experiences a lot of stress throughout our lives — anything from sun damage, to…

Topicals and tinctures and how they might revolutionize the cannabis industry

Topicals and tinctures are two words you’re going to start hearing a lot more during your trip to the dispensary. These two products have increased in popularity due to being convenient, discreet and, most importantly, effective. While flower, concentrates and edibles still produce the greatest revenue across the industry, topicals are gradually gaining steam. According…