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The Effects of Marijuana on Pregnancy: Things to Consider

August 24th, 2010

Marijuana effects have been proved on almost all sorts of consumption, whatever is the reason for marijuana use. Experts have studied the developments inside the human body after the consumption of marijuana. However, a female study, proved to be the need of the hour. As far as females are concerned, many might have advised them against the marijuana use.

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Use the Sauna to Sweat out the THC

August 18th, 2010

THC is lipid soluble. This essentially means that THC is stored in the adipose tissue. This THC cannot be metabolized by the body, so it cannot be excreted through the urine or stools. The only way to get rid of this THC is to sweat it out. Only the THC in the blood stream is metabolized by the body and excreted.

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The Benefits of Marijuana: A Comprehensive List

August 17th, 2010

The benefits of marijuana are indescribable. The marijuana facts state that, the benefits of marijuana are three-pronged. There are psychological, physical and spiritual benefits of marijuana. Let’s take a look at the marijuana facts one by one.

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The Mechanism of Urine Analysis

August 9th, 2010

A urine analysis for detecting the presence of drugs relies on the reaction between antigens and antibodies. Antigens are the foreign bodies present in the body, either in the blood or the urine. Antibodies are those compounds that combine or bind with the antigens to neutralize them. Some common antigens are viruses, bacteria, and drug metabolites. The human body too produces antibodies against certain viruses and bacteria. In fact, this is the principle behind vaccination.

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Alcohol Causes More Harm Than Cannabis: Experts

July 29th, 2010

Which is better – pot or alcohol? This question was addressed way back in 1971 by Richard Nixon in his private interview with the late Art Linkletter. When Linkletter said that people smoke marijuana to get high and drink alcohol to be sociable, Nixon agreed and said that most people drink just to have fun rather than to get drunk.

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Cannabis for Pain Relief

July 28th, 2010

Most patients go for medical treatment to get help to handle and overcome their pain. Pains are of different types and there are no medicines powerful enough to handle all of them. For example, no medication can provide pain relief for patients suffering from pain caused by damaged nerves.

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Cannabis as an Anti-convulsive Remedy

July 28th, 2010

According to Dr. William O’Shaughnessy, cannabis is an anti-convulsant of the greatest value. This is the first European report on the obvious benefits of cannabis as an anti-convulsant published in 1830s.

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Cannabis against Swine Flu

July 22nd, 2010

New research on cannabis has throw up some exciting results. It now looks like cannabis can be used medicinally as a protection against swine flu (H1N1). This is indeed good news at the beginning of the school year when conditions for the spread of the swine and bird flues are right.

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Cannabis Could Help the Brain Learn

July 21st, 2010

A new study on rats shows that regular use of cannabis could actually help the brain learn. This is because cannabinoids help in the growth of neurons in the hippocampus. As the hippocampus is the part of the brain responsible for memory and learning, the growth of these neurons effectively means that the brain can learn afresh. The researcher administered both synthetic and natural cannabinoids and derived the same results. The scientists now predict that chronic use of cannabis might promote learning in two to three months. This is indeed a great benefit of the use of cannabis.

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