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Functional Medicine Explained

Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids: Plants are medicine and as research continues with these alternative medicines then more information is available when it comes to medical options for various ailments, conditions, diseases, disorders etc… Chiropractor, Dr. Alex Jimenez investigates and brings insight to these developing medicines. How they can help patients, what they can do and what they cannot do.

The marijuana plant are how most know about cannabinoids. It is the most recognized cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the compound that causes feelings of euphoria.

Scientists identified cannabinoids only in cannabis. However, new research has found these same medicinal qualities in many plants, including black pepper, broccoli, carrots, clove, echinacea and ginseng.

These vegetables or spices won’t get you high, but having an understanding of how these different plants affect the human body can lead to vital health discoveries.

For more information, or if you have any questions please feel free to contact us at (915) 850-0900

Functional Endocrinology: The Endocrine System and CBD

Making the headlines since 2018, the usage of cannabis or even CBD oil to treat ailments have been gaining popularity.… Read More

December 18, 2019

CBD – Cannabidiol’s Life Changing Properties

CBD research currently being conducted is showing its medical potential. This has opened doors for antipsychotic, anticancer and anti-inflammatory treatment options among… Read More

July 19, 2018

Endocannabinoid System And The Human Body

The endocannabinoid system's discovery has created debate on its conclusions on human health. Because of its capability to target various… Read More

July 18, 2018

Hemp, What Is It Exactly?

Hemp, is one of the oldest cultivated crops, which was grown thousands of years ago in Asia as a food… Read More

July 17, 2018

Understanding Phytocannabinoids

Phytocannabinoids: With the discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) during the 1980s provided researchers a new perspective on the compounds in hemp… Read More

July 13, 2018

Cannabidiol (CBD) For Migraines And Headaches?

The therapeutic effects of Cannabidiol or CBD, is often the cannabinoid’s pain soothing effect that gets talked about. Headaches are… Read More

July 12, 2018

Cannabinoids And Plant Medicine

Cannabinoids: Plants and medicine have come around like never before. With more research taking place and more information coming to the… Read More

July 12, 2018

Biochemistry Of Pain

Biochemistry of Pain: All pain syndromes have an inflammation profile. An inflammatory profile can vary from person to person and can… Read More

July 3, 2018

Overview of the Pathophysiology of Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic pain is a complex, chronic pain condition that is generally accompanied by soft tissue injury. Neuropathic pain is common… Read More

June 28, 2018

Sleep Loss Increases Risk of Obesity

Losing sleep increases the risk of becoming obese, according to a Swedish study. Researchers from Uppsala University say a lack… Read More

May 22, 2017
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