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Cannabis compound relieves pain from osteoarthritis

Posted February 14, 2014

Pain from osteoarthritis leaves many debilitated due to stiff and swollen joints. While prescriptions are readily available for osteoarthritis sufferers, they often leave patients with the choice of living between two worlds: If they take prescription pills, they may live with less physical pain yet suffer from the wide array of side effects that pharmaceuticals are equipped with. If they choose not to take prescriptions due to side effects, they will live in the chronic physical pain caused by osteoarthritis. Basically, they are forced to choose between one form of pain or another. However, this may not be the case for much longer.

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Cannabis kicks Lyme disease to the curb

Posted February 9, 2014

Lyme disease has been controversial for some years. Many medical practitioners misdiagnose it, while several think that it’s mental. With Lyme disease, there are so many symptoms, so many debilitating, agonizing manifestations, that it’s often misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, lupus or a mental issue.

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Hemp seed oil: The new healthy oil

Posted June 1, 2012

Hemp seed oil, pressed from the seeds of the Cannabis sativa plant, has been named nature’s perfect food due to its balanced concentrations of omega fatty acids. Hemp used to be consumed worldwide, as it was one of the first cultivated and consumed crops. There is a misconception that hemp contains THC, the principal psychoactive constituent of the cannabis plant. Needless to say, this is false. Although relativity new to the Western Hemisphere, hemp seed oil is now widely available in health-food stores.

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Study finds gamma and alpha tocotrienols improve cardiac function

Posted April 30, 2012

The only GMP-certified palm tocotrienol complex producer, Carotech shares a recent study that showed gamma-tocotrienol and alpha-tocotrienol (but not delta-tocotrienol) confer resistance to ischemia in hypercholesterolemic hearts. Published in the Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, researchers at the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine once again proved that the gamma and alpha forms of tocotrienol worked best in protecting heart functions, while the delta form is not effective.

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Study finds Superba Krill Oil benefits heart function

Posted April 30, 2012

Superba(TM) Krill oil supplementation recently demonstrated beneficial effects on heart function in an experimental model of heart failure. Pre-treatment with krill oil attenuated left ventricular dilatation and hypertrophy after myocardial infarction.

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