Category: Live Well

The Use of Cannabis in the Treatment of Anxiety
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The Use of Cannabis in the Treatment of Anxiety

The Use of Cannabis in the Treatment of Anxiety Patients diagnosed anxiety disorder likely know the struggle of finding the right medication to treat it. In all, 40 million adults (18% of the population) suffer from some sort of anxiety disorder. Anxiety is characterized by a plethora of symptoms, some of the biggest being shortness...

Cannabis enhances creativity and productivity if used correctly
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Cannabis enhances creativity and productivity if used correctly

Currently, the many degrees of cannabis use are starting to gain attention. As states are passing bills to legalize the medical use of cannabis, research has progressed to identify the different needs for patients interested in prescriptions. This includes choosing from various approved products with doses of CBD to accurately help certain medical conditions. In...

Impacts of Cannabis on Epilepsy
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Impacts of Cannabis on Epilepsy

AGRiMED develops environmentally-friendly, economically sustainable businesses in the communities in which we serve and our commitment to patient care is second to none. According to Healthline, 1 in every 26 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy, a neurological disorder caused by malfunctioning nerve cell activity in the brain. Epilepsy can affect people at any age...

10 things Ohio’s, Pennsylvania’s and West Virginia’s aging population should know about medical marijuana
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10 things Ohio’s, Pennsylvania’s and West Virginia’s aging population should know about medical marijuana

AGRiMED Industries understands with compassion that most seniors grew up during a time when marijuana was illegal in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and around the country. It’s unfortunate that marijuana has been portrayed for decades by the government and media as an illicit drug used solely for a social purpose by “hippies” and so-called “drug...

The Effect of Traumatic Brain Injury in Professional Football
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The Effect of Traumatic Brain Injury in Professional Football

by Mark Winkel     Introduction: In May 2012 at the age of 43, a retired professional football player took his own life. This former San Diego Chargers linebacker, Junior Seau, was one of the best players in the league. However, over time, he began to suffer from wild mood swings, insomnia, and depression. After...

Medical Cannabis Improves Quality of Life for HIV/AIDS Patients
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Medical Cannabis Improves Quality of Life for HIV/AIDS Patients

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) attacks the human immune system’s “T cells”, reducing their number over time. This leaves the body more susceptible to diseases and infections and increasing the severity of their effects. If left untreated, HIV may become acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). This transition is marked when T cells fall to 200 cells per...

ALS Patients Benefit from THC Treatment
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ALS Patients Benefit from THC Treatment

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a fatal disease that degrades neurons in the human body that control movement. ALS causes the rapid progression of weakness to paralysis. Patients often do not live longer than 3-5 years after digression begins. In most cases, brain function remains intact. ALS pathogenesis is...

Study Shows THC Reduces Tumor Growth
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Study Shows THC Reduces Tumor Growth

In 2009, researchers at Complutense University in Spain found that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis—induced the death of brain cancer cells. This is known as “autophagy.” Previous studies have suggested that cannabinoids like THC have cancer-destroying properties. The study was a collaborative effort between by Complutense University and the University of Anglia (UEA)...

Medical Cannabis and CBD
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Medical Cannabis and CBD

What is CBD? CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of the primary chemical constituents of the cannabis plant. Second only to THC in content and popularity, this cannabinoid has gained recognition by the medical research community for its potential to aid in the treatment of many illnesses.