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Chronic Pain, Anxiety and Insomnia? Medicinal CBD Could Help.

Personalized Medicine Consultants   /   June 20, 2018 at 05:00 AM


Doctor discussing Medicinal CBD with a patient


While its medical use in the United States is still somewhat contested, the history of cannabis being used medicinally is a long one that dates all the way back to 2737 BC in China, and then later to India, North Africa and eventually to Europe by 500 AD.

Today, there are three recognized subspecies of the cannabis plant — sativa, indica and ruderalis — and within them, at least 400 compounds have been identified ...





Opioids, Pain Killers and Other Substances

Personalized Medicine Consultants   /   June 06, 2018 at 05:00 AM


Doctor examining patient and discussing stem cell treatment


The use of opioids here in the United States has been met with a lot of controversy. In 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) stated there were 63,632 drug overdose deaths, of those, 42,249 involved the use of an opioid.

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are also commonly used to treat both acute and chronic pain but they are also associated with significant adverse events. Common side effects include gastrointestinal problems such as stomach bleeding, and intestinal erosions, cardiovascular issues (strokes, heart attacks), and renal complications (kidney impairment/failure). On average, in the United States each year, approximately 100,000 people are ...