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How can CBD help with fibromyalgia?

How can CBD help with fibromyalgia?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of more than 100 chemical compounds derived from cannabis, a plant also known as marijuana. A small body of research suggests that cannabidiol may help people with fibromyalgia. A review from 2013 states that cannabidiol (CBD) can help to relieve pain caused by fibromyalgia and other conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis and […]

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Coping with a Vyvanse crash

Coping with a Vyvanse crash

Vyvanse is a medication that doctors prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or binge eating disorder. It is a stimulant, which helps a person to concentrate. Because Vyvanse is a stimulant, a person may feel depressed or fatigued when it begins to wear off. This is known as a Vyvanse crash. A person who […]

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Can you be allergic to marijuana?

Can you be allergic to marijuana?

People can have allergic reactions triggered by marijuana, just as they can with many other plants and pollens. Symptoms can vary from mild to severe. In recent years, there seems to have been an increase in the number of reports of marijuana allergies. This may be because marijuana, or cannabis, is becoming more popular as […]

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How drug mortality rates vary across the United States

How drug mortality rates vary across the United States

A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine looks into county-level differences in drug-related mortality rates across the United States and finds a range of socioeconomic factors that influence them, including family distress and a county’s main source of income. Addiction to opioids is a social issue, new research emphasizes. The Centers […]