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New Study Finds Cannabis May Help Combat Osteoporosis in Men With Prostate Disease

A new study has found evidence that cannabis may help treat osteoporosis, specifically in men suffering from prostate disease. According to researchers from Konkuk University, in Seoul, Republic of Korea, a substantial portion of men with prostatic disease have an increased risk of bone loss, but activating cannabinoid receptors can help combat these effects. Scientists …

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Cannabis Protects Skeleton from Age-Related Bone Loss, According to Studies

In recent years numerous studies have found that cannabis can protect the skeleton against age-related bone loss, including diseases such as osteoporosis. A 2009 study published by the journal Annals of Medicine found that “the main physiologic involvement of CB2 [cannabinoid receptor type 2] is associated with maintaining bone remodeling at balance, thus protecting the …

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