Tag Archive: migraines

Cannabis May Treat Migraines, Finds New Study

Findings from a new study published in the journal European Journal of Pharmacology shows that cannabis may serve as an effective treatment for migraine headaches. “Current anti-migraine treatments have limited efficacy and many side effects”, begins the abstract of the study. “Although anecdotal evidence suggests that marijuana is useful for migraine, this hypothesis has not …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Study: Cannabinoids Reduce Frequency of Migraines

By Paul Armentano, NORML The prolonged daily administration of cannabinoids is associated with a reduction in migraine headache frequency, according to clinical trial data presented at the 3rd Congress of the European Academy of Neurology. Italian researchers compared the efficacy of oral cannabinoid treatments versus amitriptyline – an anti-depressant commonly prescribed for migraines – in 79 chronic migraine patients over …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Watermelon Marijuana Strain Overview

Watermelon is a heavy indica that’s the perfect treat to cap off the night. Watermelon is an indica-dominant marijuana strain (typically 80/20) that is known for having thick, dense nuggets, similar to Granddaddy Purple. The flavor is that of berries and grape, with a similar smell that lingers in the room well after a smoke …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Study: 100% Of Those with Migraines, Fibromyalgia and IBS Find Reduction Of Pain with Marijuana

By The National Pain Report One-hundred percent (100%) of people with migraine headache, fibromyalgia or irritable bowel syndrome who use medical marijuana for a minimum of 30 days report a reduction in pain and discomfort, a 6-month study conducted by Care By Design found. People included in the survey suffer from a range of different …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Illinois State Board Recommends Migraines, PTSD and Other Ailments As Medical Cannabis Conditions

The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board on Monday voted to recommend a variety of medical ailments as conditions that qualify an individual to become a legal medical cannabis patient. The Board voted 8 to 2 to recommend to the Illinois Department of Health that migraines be added as qualifying conditions for medical cannabis use. The …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Activating Cannabinoid Receptors May Treat Migraines, According to New Study

A new study published by the Journal of Headache and Pain has found that activation of the body’s cannabinoid receptors – something done naturally by cannabis – may treat migraines. The study, titled Activation of CB2 receptors as a potential therapeutic target for migraine: evaluation in an animal model, used male rats to study the …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Cannabinoid Deficiency May Cause Migraines, Fibromyalgia and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A meta-study being published in the upcoming issue of the journal Neuroendocrinology Letters, and published online ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoid deficiency may play a role in migraines, fribromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome and other medical conditions, indicating that cannabinoid intake may provide a treatment option for …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.