Patient Success Story: Phyllis

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…

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…

Medical Monday: Stress

  When was the last time you took a moment for yourself? For most of us, it’s hard to remember the last time we felt truly relaxed. Our society values productivity, which can be a good thing. It feels good to work on something we care about, but we have to have a balance. That…

Medical Monday: PTSD and Cannabis

Our blog is now featuring Medical Mondays. With these posts, we explore a condition and how it can be treated with cannabis. We try to rely scientific evidence and first-hand accounts. This week’s blog focuses on PTSD. Let us know what condition you would like us to feature next!  The symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress…

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…

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…

Patient Success Story: Taylor

Taylor was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2007, just as he was graduating high school. For those who are not familiar, Crohn’s disease is a debilitating inflammatory disease that attacks the intestinal tract. “I’ll never forget my first flare up, everything changed after that,” says Taylor. A flare is when the disease is at its…