A physician's comprehensive, practical guide to unlocking the healing power of cannabis, with information on more than 28 common health conditions.
In Cannabis Is Medicine, medical cannabis specialist Bonni Goldstein, MD, explains the science behind the use of this amazingly therapeutic plant and describes in easy-to-understand detail the recently discovered endocannabinoid system, involved in almost every human physiological process. Over 4 million people in the US are healing difficult-to-treat illnesses with cannabis medicine, and although 33 states have medical cannabis laws, many physicians remain reluctant to discuss how this plant may be beneficial to health. this book is the comprehensive resource for patients and their loved ones who have not found answers with conventional medicines.
Dr Goldstein has helped thousands of suffering patients -- including children -- find relief with cannabis. In her revelatory book, she explains the current state of scientific research on more than 28 chronic medical conditions that have responded positively to treatment with cannabis, and offers actionable advice on using various forms of medical cannabis, including CBD, to treat a range illnesses, navigating the medical cannabis industry, and detailed information on safety and legality.
As medical cannabis laws continue to evolve, it is more vital than ever for suffering patients to understand the benefits of this plant from an honest, medicine-based perspective. Educational, practical, and comprehensive, Cannabis Is Medicine reveals the truth behind cannabis so patients can make informed decisions and improve the quality of their lives.
Dr. Goldstein sets the record straight on cannabis, offering an in-depth, scientific look at the potent healing power of this much-maligned plant. Anyone considering cannabis medicine for themselves or a loved one needs to read this book. - Mark Hyman, MD, author of Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?
Cannabis Is Medicine tells it like it is. For far too long the important medicinal potential of the cannabis plant has been at least overlooked, and at worst, aggressively stigmatized. The incredible potential of cannabis derivatives across a wide panorama of medical conditions is now widely embraced by highly respected science. And Dr. Bonni Goldstein has done a magnificent job of eloquently presenting this science to augment our tools as healthcare providers as well as for consumers at large. A powerful validation of the healing properties of cannabis. - David Perlmutter, MD, bestselling author of Grain Brain and Brain Wash