Let’s Get It On … With KAYA Sutra Oil

Let’s Get It On … With KAYA Sutra Oil

  Cannabis has long been utilized for sensory enhancement. Have you ever noticed after enjoying your favorite cannabis strain, food seems to taste better and music takes on a nearly spiritual quality? Accordingly, it only makes sense that this herb has been historically used to heighten sexual pleasure as well. Ignite your senses, relax and…

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…

Taking Wellness Personally

How cannabis can alter, improve and shape your wellness routine   What does the word wellness mean to you? It is hard to define. According to an article published by the New York Times in 2010, the concept of wellness has its roots in the 1950s. The article states: “New approaches to healthful living were…

Medicating on a Budget

How to get the best bang for your buck at the dispensary when you’re on a budget. We totally get it: the rent and bills are paid, you have a full gas tank and the fridge is fully stocked. Now, with a relaxing evening in mind, you just need some medicine. Stopping by the dispensary, you…

Medical Monday: Cannabis and Epilepsy

“I didn’t use cannabis until I was about 18 years old,” writes Craig, for our Patient Success Story for August 2016. “At the time I was pretty ‘straight-edge.’ My next-door neighbor had some, supposedly from Mexico. I had the time of my life – I haven’t really stopped, other than short breaks here and there.”…

Medical Monday: Cannabis and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is one of the most common chronic pain conditions, affecting more than 3 million Americans per year. The little-understood condition recently entered the spotlight, due to musician Lady Gaga discussing it openly on Twitter and in the recent documentary detailing her life. The documentary explores her struggles with chronic pain and how it has…

Patient Success Stories: Patty

Patty has been a loyal patient at High Mountain Health for years. Her sense of humor and knowledge about cannabis make her a pleasure to be around. After sustaining a serious back injury as a child, and becoming addicted to painkillers as a teenager, Patty found medical cannabis. Similar to many of our patients, medical…

One in 50: Opioids are a leading cause of death in the U.S. Here’s how cannabis might save lives.

In August, the opioid epidemic was declared a “national emergency” by President Trump. His administration’s commission on opioids, led by New Jersey governor Chris Christie, called for increased access to addiction treatment centers and to Naxalone, the drug that can reverse an overdose. Trump’s decision follows that of many state officials’, including Arizona governor Doug Ducey, who…

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…