Understanding Cannabinoid Delivery Systems and Clinical Applications

There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that cannabinoids are beneficial for a range of clinical conditions, including pain, inflammation, epilepsy, sleep disorders, the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, anorexia, schizophrenia and other conditions. The transformation of cannabinoids from herbal preparations into highly regulated prescription drugs is therefore progressing

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Is Cannabidiol the Next Clinical Antioxidant?

Cannabidiol as an antioxidant

Emerging research shows that cannabidiol holds unique properties as an antioxidant. In the scientific summary, we profile two studies that review the potential of non-psychotropic cannabidiol as an antioxidant. This research has future clinical implications for cerebral ischemia, rheumatoid arthritis, types I and II diabetes, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, hypertension, theRead …

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Effectiveness of Prescription CBD for Epilepsy May Wane in a Quarter of Patients

Prescription CBD for Epilepsy

Approximately 25 percent of drug-resistant epilepsy patients taking cannabidiol (CBD) developed a tolerance to the treatment, researchers said at the American Epilepsy Society annual meeting taking place Nov.30 – Dec. 4, 2018. The findings suggest that that the effectiveness of the CBD drug might wane in the long term forRead …

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Derrick DeSilva, MD, on CBD for Common Conditions, Choosing a Safe, Reliable Brand

CBD for Common Conditions, Dr. DeSilva

In this video, Dr. DeSilva shares some case studies and how he is prescribing CBD for common conditions for his patients. In this video series he discusses the following: Case studies of patient response to CBD for sleep and auto-immunity, Researching the right brand of CBD, What to look forRead …

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New Pathways Discovered for CBD’s Ability to Provide Pain and Anxiety Relief

pain and anxiety

While cannabidiol (CBD) is fast becoming a common compound for pain and anxiety relief, the exact pathways and dosage have remained elusive. A recent study, published in the journal PAIN, identified new pathways, beyond the endocannabinoid system, which explain its analgesic and anti-anxiety benefits. They are surprisingly different than whatRead …

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta Spearheads American Pain Association’s Movement for Insurance Companies to Cover Cannabidiol (CBD) (CORRECTION)

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Oct. 16, 2018  — Dr. Sanjay Gupta, President of the American Pain Association (APA)* and a pain management specialist based in Bala Cynwyd, Penn., is leading the push for insurance companies to cover cannabidiol (CBD) products for the treatment of pain and Opioid Use Disorder. Simply put,Read …

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Dr. Derrick DeSilva: Endocannabinoid System Clinical Uses, Dosage of Full-Spectrum Hemp Part 3 & 4

CBD for Common Conditions, Dr. DeSilva

As part of our ongoing series on full-spectrum hemp, Dr. DeSilva and Today’s Practitioner’s Rob Lutz discusses the endocannabinoid system, hemp’s role as an adaptogen, what is the dosage for full-spectrum hemp?, along with many other pearls of wisdom. Click here for Part 1 & 2, Clinical Fundamentals of Full-SpectrumRead …

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Clinical Fundamentals of Full-Spectrum Hemp with Dr. Derrick DeSilva, Part 1 & 2

CBD for Common Conditions, Dr. DeSilva

Full-spectrum hemp is gaining a remarkable reputation among clinicians as a fundamental and safe botanical for a variety of clinical purposes. In these short videos, Derrick DeSilva, MD and Rob Lutz, founder of Today’s Practitioner, reviews the safety, side effects and clinical uses of full-spectrum hemp (cannabidiol). What you willRead …

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Medical Cannabis Podcast with Chris Meletis, ND on Immunomodulatory & Anti-inflammatory Properties

In this podcast Micheal Ruscio, DC interviews Chris Meletis, ND on how to safely and effectively utilize cannabidiol (CBD) and medical cannabis in your practice. Most recently Dr. Meletis was featured in the Townsend Letter on a new medical certification program for practitioners prescribing CBD and other active constituents ofRead …

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