Patient Success Story: Rick

Patient Success Story: Rick

My story begins on 7/28/2018, when stage 4 prostate cancer was confirmed. At that time, it had metastasized to my lymph and bones and I was not given a very good prognosis… one to five years if I underwent conventional cancer treatment; chemo and radiation. I was opposed to this method and chose to heal…

Patient Success Story: Richard

Due to an injury as a teenager,  I have suffered from chronic lower back pain for over fifty-five years. I’ve been through surgery, physical therapy, chiropractors, injections, muscle relaxers, and other pills but while they all provided some temporary relief, none were a permanent solution. About a year ago, my son suggested I try CBD…

Patient Success Story: Anonymous

Tell me a little bit about how you were first introduced to cannabis therapy:  My sister turned me on to it, I was thirteen years old at a Grateful Dead concert. She’d talked to me about it before. Since then I’ve always been aware of the benefits, effects, etc. of cannabis. When all this medical/legal…

Patient Success Story: Alison

I used to get debilitating tension headaches, an episode would last weeks and the insomnia was unbearable. These weren’t the “take an Advil and lie down” kinda headaches. They controlled my life. They would come at 2 am, then 4 am and 6 am. Sometimes lying down made them worse. I found that controlling my…

Patient Success Stories: Marty

Getting outside, hiking along a trail with our favorite furry friends next to us: it is basically the quintessential Flagstaff scene. For Marty, this was one of his favorite pastimes. Marty didn’t want to lose the excitement that comes with exploring the wilderness around Flagstaff. When he began having hip pain, which led to an eventual…

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,…

Medical Monday: Cannabis and ADHD

  Difficulty paying attention. Fidgeting. Restlessness. These are the common symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, a condition affecting around 11 percent of (diagnosed) Americans.* ADHD commonly manifests itself in hyperactivity and inability to focus. It can be particularly obvious in children, but these symptoms may carry on through adolescence and adulthood. It may lead to an…

The Healing Combined Powers of Forest Bathing and Cannabis

  Imagine yourself alone in the forest. Maybe it’s a coniferous, pine forest like the one that circles Flagstaff for miles. Dappled sunlight streams through the branches of the thick canopy above and you can smell a potent mix of soil and rich plant-life. You can feel the stress of city-life fading away as you…

HMH Strain Reviews: Louis XIII OG

Louis XIII OG Reviewed by Chelsea   Symptom relief: Gastrointestinal relief, Chron’s Disease, Pain, Fatigue and Stress “I wanted a strain for my day off — something to treat my symptoms from Chron’s Disease as well as my chronic neck pain. This strain took care of it all, while giving me a euphoric cerebral boost!”…

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…