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Using Cannabis in the Golden Years

When legalization first began to take hold across the USA and Canada, concerns about an increase in teenage use made it onto the tongues of naysayers, only to be disproved when there was no correlation between legalization and cannabis use. No one had their eyes on the group who were […]

Cannabis for Perimenopause

Dear Nurse Sheri, Can edibles help women in perimenopause?  The symptoms are killing me and I’m desperate to find some natural relief. It really depends on what you mean by “help.” Let’s first discuss the definition of perimenopause: the natural aging process of a woman’s reproductive life cycle from reproductive […]

Understanding Why Cannabis Products Differ

Dear Nurse Susan, After much trial and error, I finally found my ideal ratio of CBD to THC (3:1) to manage my chronic pain and anxiety. The last time I went to my dispensary, they were out of my product, so I bought another product with the same 3:1 ratio. […]

Natural Alternatives for Treating Anxiety

Anxiety is a beast. I hate the heart-racing, hand-wringing, chest-tightening fear it causes. I also hate when people say “everything will be alright” though my head is saying “doom lies ahead”.  There is no logic to it, but the emotion is very real. Anxiety is important because it alerts us […]