Dr. Sulak on a neglected treatment option for opioid addiction: medical cannabis.
Marijuana smokers have been stereotypically mocked for short-term memory loss, and there is genuine concern about memory impairment due to cannabis consumption, particularly among seniors who are considering cannabis as a therapeutic option.
But the importance of forgetting in mental health should not be underestimated.
Kratom is an unique medicinal herb with pain relieving properties that function as an opiate substitute. So why is the FDA and the DEA trying to block people’s access to it by making it a Schedule 1 drug?
A recent Care by Design survey of 300 patients suggests that cannabis is better than Big Pharma meds for PTSD issues.
An important study from the Journal of Neuroscience shows that marijuana use does not cause structural brain changes.
Pretty much everyone who has spent time smoking marijuana knows at least one diehard stoner. But cannabis doesn’t make a person into an addict anymore than food causes someone to become a compulsive eater.