Cannabis Is Medicine: : How Medical Cannabis and CBD Are Healing Everything from Anxiety to Chronic Pain
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Unlock the healing power of cannabis medicine and discover the cutting-edge science behind its remarkable impact on human health.
Millions of people around the world are healing illnesses with cannabis. Nonetheless, many physicians remain reluctant to discuss cannabis medicine with their patients. And with so much conflicting misinformation from unreliable sources, finding out if cannabis could be an effective treatment for you or a loved one can feel nearly impossible. This book is the comprehensive resource for people who have not found relief from conventional medicines.
Bonni Goldstein, MD, has helped thousands of patients suffering from chronic, difficult-to-treat conditions improve with cannabis. In this revelatory book, she explains the current state of scientific research on how cannabis interacts with human physiology to create homeostasis -- balance -- leading to good health. Many of the plant's compounds, including CBD, and their therapeutic effects are explained in detail. Readers will learn how to best navigate the multitude of available cannabis-based products, with detailed guidance on safety and usage, and how to customize a personalized cannabis regimen. And Dr. Goldstein presents 28 common conditions for which patients have found cannabis treatment to be effective, including cancer, insomnia and gastrointestinal disorders.
As medical cannabis laws continue to evolve, it is more vital than ever for struggling patients to understand the benefits of this plant from an honest, medicine-based perspective. Educational, practical, and thorough, Cannabis Is Medicine empowers patients to make informed decisions about this natural medicine and improve the quality of their lives.
Bonni Goldstein, MD is one of the most respected and experienced medical cannabis physicians, establishing her practice in Los Angeles in 2008. She has successfully treated thousands of adult and pediatric patients with serious and chronic medical conditions. A frequent speaker nationally and internationally, Dr. Goldstein is the owner and medical director of Canna-Centers Wellness & Education and medical advisor to Weedmaps.com.
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown Spark (September 29, 2020)