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Clinical Endocannabinoid Disorder

By OovTeam | July 5, 2020

Dear Nurse Olga, I am learning more about the endocannabinoid system and I heard that they are naturally within our bodies, which is why cannabis works so well.  Is there such thing as not having enough endocannabinoids, and what symptoms would that translate to? Thanks, Cori   Dear Cori, If […]

Myrcene and Your Cannabis

By OovTeam | June 19, 2020

Dear Nurse Olga, I am reading more and more that terpenes play a bigger role in cannabis then previously known.  One that I’m most curious about is Myrcene.  What is this one beneficial for? Sincerely, Canna-curious   Hello Canna-Curious, Just like any other medication, you will find that cannabis will […]

Why Can’t I Sleep After Consuming Cannabis?

By OovTeam | June 11, 2020

Dear Nurse Olga, I have a horrible time falling asleep. I tried an Indica vape pen and it actually kept me up all night. What’s the deal? -Tired & Confused Dear Tired & Confused, In general, indicas are believed to be most effective for pain and sleep, while sativas are […]

How to Use CBD Effectively

By OovTeam | May 26, 2020

Dear Nurse Susan, I recently bought a CBD sublingual tincture for my arthritis pain and inflammation. I have used most of the bottle but have not noticed any benefits. Is this expected? Does that mean that CBD doesn’t work for me? Skeptical Dear Skeptical, Great question! People often ask me […]

Can Cannabis Help My Skin Problems?

By OovTeam | May 25, 2020

Dear Nurse Susan, I have psoriasis and have tried everything, but nothing has worked. Can cannabis help my skin problems? Thanks! Patches Dear Patches, Cannabis, used topically can be an effective way to manage skin issues like psoriasis, acne, and epidermolysis bellosa. Cannabis is known to be effective for autoimmune […]

How does raw cannabis and THC really work?

By OovTeam | May 24, 2020

Dear Nurse Susan, I recently read that raw cannabis does not get you high. What is that all about?!?!? If the marijuana plant doesn’t get you high then what does? Curious Minds Want to Know Dear Curious, I know what you mean. Particularly when you actually see and smell healthy, […]

Can Cannabis Help My Chronic Pain?

By OovTeam | May 19, 2020

Dear Nurse Susan, I suffer from Fibromyalgia and as you would expect I have good days and bad days…..and the bad days are really hard. I support my family so missing work isn’t an option and I use  prescription meds to get through most days. I’ve read that cannabis is […]

Cannabis and Head Injuries

By OovTeam | May 18, 2020

Dear Nurse Susan, I am a huge football fan, from high school football, all the way to the NFL. I’d watch football 24/7 if I could! The Super Bowl was this weekend and I cringe every time one of those NFL players bangs his head. I’ve been hearing more and […]

Can cannabis be used for menstrual cramps?

By OovTeam | May 14, 2020

Dear Nurse Susan, Every month, I experience horrible menstrual cramps that are debilitating. The only way I can get out of bed is by taking Vicodin or whatever prescription pain medication I can get my hands on. I work full-time and have a young daughter so it really bothers me […]

Are you Kidding, Cannabis Suppositories?

By OovTeam | April 12, 2020

Dear Nurse Susan, I was in the dispensary last week and I saw some cannabis suppositories that claim to intensify your sexual sensations and experience. Seriously? Aphrodisiac skeptic Dear Skeptic, Yes, cannabis has had a reputation as an aphrodisiac in many cultures throughout history.  In ancient India, for instance, tantric sex practitioners […]

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