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Medical Marijuana for Depression Treatment

Medical Marijuana for Depression Treatment

Depression has many signs. For some people, it entails sadness that lasts several weeks. For others, it leads to a lack of interest in activities they once enjoyed. It also can create overwhelming feelings of hopelessness.  Many people who suffer from depression use...

Ketamine Pharmacology and Cancer Pain

Ketamine Pharmacology and Cancer Pain

Ketamine, a derivative of phencyclidine (PCP), is a dissociative anesthetic that has analgesic properties in sub-anaesthetic doses. Ketamine is the most potent NMDA-receptor-channel blocker available for clinical use, binding to the PCP site when the channels are in...

Ketamine, A New Hope For Depression

Ketamine, A New Hope For Depression

Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The best-known treatments at the top of the list–half a dozen antidepressants and known combinations of those drugs–are all crossed...

DOES CBD OIL WORK FOR CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT?

DOES CBD OIL WORK FOR CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT?

While many people use cannabidiol to relieve pain, more scientific research is needed to be sure it is safe. Understanding cannabidiol can help overcome the stigma associated with it. Some people experience side effects when taking cannabidiol (CBD) and there are...