Most patients are very familiar by now with THC and CBD and their medical benefits. These cannabinoids get all the press but there is a growing list of cannabinoids that are being researched for medical use. Most patients may not know about these other cannabinoids. The top four with the most potential benefit are covered below.
Do you know the difference? THC & CBD are the two most abundant cannabinoids found in marijuana. Both of them interact with your endocannabinoid system, but each has its very own unique and natural effects. Today, you’ll learn more about THC vs. CBD and see how they work beautifully together to provide relief from a variety of conditions and symptoms. So you ask what Is CBD? Well CBD, which refers to cannabidiol, is a chemical compound that comes from the cannabis sativa plant. It’s one of the plant’s many compounds and is a high-concentration cannabinoid.
Troubleshooting Medical Marijuana
You’ve read the numerous forum posts extolling the benefits of cannabis, and your friends all harp on the miraculous improvements they’ve experienced in their quality of life since taking a more holistic approach to their healthcare. Yet for some patients, this all might feel like a bunch of overhyped nonsense. Like with most conventional medications, not everyone is going to respond the same to cannabis for multiple reasons we’ll discuss later. Sometimes, you just need to do a bit of troubleshooting – with the following tips and tricks, we’re almost certain you’ll be able to finally experience that long sought-after relief.
There are hundreds of different cannabis strains and so many ways to use medical marijuana that the choices can be overwhelming. Furthermore, product selection is going to vary from dispensary to dispensary, and they may not always have the exact product you’re looking for in stock consistently. As Maryland’s cannabis program grows (and Ohio’s begins) so will these dispensary menus – and you’ll see new strains popping up almost daily. Thankfully, there are some very helpful apps out there to help you navigate this sea of information and put you on the right track. If you need some guidance with strain selection, dosing, or just general cannabis knowledge, we recommend these must-have apps for both novices and veterans alike:
There have been quite a few road bumps and growing pains for everyone involved in Maryland’s Medical Cannabis program. Back in 2017, Green Health Docs opened their first clinic with a focus on reducing opioid use and promoting a safe, effective, and more natural alternative. With most of our six clinics now reaching or surpassing their first full year in operation, Green Health Docs has seen thousands of patients – a good number of whom have come back for follow up to continue being in the program. We’ve found that most patients have been very pleased with their results, and I’d like to share with you some insights we’ve gained over the months.