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Dr. Bonni Goldstein, M.D. is a physician who specializes in cannabis medicine in Los Angeles, California. She specialized in Pediatric Emergency medicine for years before witnessing the amazing benefits of this treatment in an ill loved one. Since then, she has successfully treated thousands of adult and pediatric patients with cannabis. She regularly speaks about cannabis medicine at conferences and patient groups around the world. She is the owner and medical director of CannaCenters and medical advisor to Weedmaps.com. She is the author of the recently published book, Cannabis Revealed.

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Marijuana and bipolar disorder

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Extreme highs and lows characterize bipolar disorder, a neurological condition that affects more than 2 million Americans. Individuals with bipolar disorder may experience intense bursts of energy followed by depressive episodes. They may have racing thoughts, be easily distracted, and exhibit reckless behavior.  Cannabis has...

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Health risks and considerations for smoking weed

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When it comes to inhaling cannabis, consumers are spoiled for choice. The abundance of ways to inhale weed comes with considerations and risks, however. For the health-conscious, safety leads the list of concerns.  Inhaling marijuana is often associated with issues such as lung inflammation, toxin...

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Calculating the dose of homemade edibles

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Getting creative with cannabis in the kitchen can sound appealing. Who doesn't like the sound of serving canna-infused brownies fresh out of the oven? However, making edibles that deliver a safe dose of THC is a precise art, and achieving a consistent dose across every...

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A guide to cannabis for pediatric patients

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Using cannabis to treat illnesses is not something new. In fact, humans have utilized the plant's therapeutic properties for hundreds of years. But when it comes to treating children with cannabis, old stigmas and a lack of familiarity may make parents feel uncomfortable with the...

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A guide to CBD dosage

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These days CBD can be found nearly anywhere in almost anything. There are CBD lattes at the local café, an ever-growing array of beauty products, and CBD is even stacked on the shelves of pharmacy chains located across the U.S. It's not hard to find...

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Is CBD oil safe for kids?

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CBD oil — a concentrate, tincture, or cannabis extract with a high concentration of cannabidiol (CBD), whether extracted from marijuana or hemp — is a rising health and wellness trend and one of the most speculated-about products. A couple of factors have contributed to the...

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CBD oil and depression

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Major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability among Americans aged 15 to 44. It affects approximately 7% of Americans per year, as well as more than 300 million people worldwide. While this condition can develop at any age, the average onset is 32...

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CBD oil and asperger syndrome

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Often regarded as a high-functioning form of autism, Asperger syndrome is part of the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) group. Typical symptoms of Asperger syndrome include delayed language development and social anxiety or disconnection.  Prescription medications for ASD, most notably risperidone, often come with serious side...

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CBD oil and autism

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People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurodevelopmental condition, commonly experience difficulties or a delay with language, social, or cognitive skills, though the extent to which they experience these difficulties varies. Each person with autism is unique, and many autistic individuals consider autism an integral...

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