Liver Disease

Liver Disease

Liver disease can be caused by viruses like hepatitis, drugs, poisons, or too much alcohol. Symptoms include abdominal pain and swelling, fatigue, itchy skin, nausea, and/or vomiting.

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The Food and Drug Administration bans CBD edibles while routinely promoting dietary poisons.
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Cannabis use may protect against steatosis, the abnormal accumulation of lipids in the liver
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And did cannabidiol really kill four-and-a-half mice?
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Finding an optimal dose is even more difficult for people with liver or kidney diseases, as these are the major organs that clear chemicals from the blood.
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Given the increasing prevalence of cannabis as a therapeutic, it’s important physicians and patients understand how cannabis interacts with commonly consumed pharmaceuticals.
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Suffering from inflammation? Consider cannabis.
milk thistle, liver, and the endocannabinoid system
Both milk thistle and cannabis convey therapeutic benefits that are mediated by the endocannabinoid system.
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With CBD becoming widely available, scientists are taking a closer look at CBD-drug interactions.

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