The Herbivore: CBD for Stress & Anxiety

The Herbivore: CBD for Stress & Anxiety

CBD for Stress & Anxiety By Shannon Nardini   Stress and anxiety are no strangers to us, especially in uncertain times and surviving the unexpected events of life. Racing thoughts and anxious physical reactions have all taken a hold of us in some form, whether it be worry and unease, feeling caught off-guard, or an…

Cannabis Therapy Offers Relief from Migraines

What research reveals about chronic headaches and how cannabinoids may be a solution Caroline had been getting migraines since she was just nine years old. These horrific headaches were preceded by other scary symptoms: “My vision blurred and every noise felt like an ice pick being plunged directly into my brain,” Caroline writes for Vice….

Medical Monday: Cannabis and Crohn’s

Crohn’s Disease affects roughly 3.2 out of every 1,000 people in north America and Europe. This chronic inflammatory autoimmune condition primarily attacks the digestive system, anywhere from the mouth to the anus. The symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, fatigue, anemia and ulcers. Part of what makes this disease so frustrating is its effect on…

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…

Patient Success Stories: Jermaine

Jermaine is a student, a musician and has been a card-holding medical patient for a year. His story proves that students can also benefit from medical cannabis; despite stereotypes and what some might believe, Jermaine’s ability to balance school, work and life has improved with the addition of cannabis. “There are sooo many reasons I…

HMH Strain Reviews: Blue Dream

Blue Dream Reviewed by Chelsea Symptom relief: pain, nueromuscular fatigue, IBS/Crohn’s, anxiety, depression and stress “I chose this strain because it has always delivered its medicinal effects. Most batches, including this one, tend to have very beautiful buds & is highly potent. It is my favorite hybrid :-)” Structure: Blue Dream has chunky lime green…

Self-care and cannabis

Are you feeling stressed out? Feel like you can’t catch a minute to relax? Well, it might be time to take a day for yourself. For those of us who are proudly medical marijuana patients — why not incorporate cannabis into your self-care routine? Here are some lovely additions to those special days when have…

HMH Strain Reviews: Blueberry Cough

Blueberry Cough Reviewed by Jack Symptom relief: depression, anxiety, stress, mild pain Structure Blueberry Cough has an absolutely beautiful bud structure. This flower is a wonderful shade of dark green with long, dark red and brown pistils in average abundance. It is extremely frosty, and looks like miniature Christmas trees covered in trichome-y goodness! Aroma…