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Medical cannabis studies ramp up, offering hope to some opioid users

A growing number of studies are showing that cannabis is helping opioid users reduce their usage or stop completely. This article from the Portland Press Herald includes information from a study by Dr. Sulak in 2016 that showed 85% of 525 of his ...

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How To Minimize Adverse Effects Of Cannabis

Healer.com’s Introduction to Cannabis and Sensitization programs are designed to help you minimize the negative effects while increasing the desired medical benefits from cannabis.

How to Use Cannabis Tinctures Properly

Cannabis tinctures offer a host of benefits. These products make it possible to consume cannabis and reap the plant’s potent benefits without inhalation and in a more controlled, discreet way....

Medical Cannabis 101 Video

Dr. Sulak explains the basics of medical cannabis. A must watch.

Medical Cannabis Opioid Guide

Thousands of people have used cannabis to help them reduce and replace opioid medications, as demonstrated in numerous recent scientific papers and strongly supported by animal research (see guide for...

Medical cannabis studies ramp up, offering hope to some opioid users

A growing number of studies are showing that cannabis is helping opioid users reduce their usage or stop completely. This article from the Portland Press Herald includes information from a...

Micro-Dosing with THC

Dr. Sulak teaches you how to safely control your cannabis dosage to provide the benefits you seek without intoxication.

Patients Turn to Cannabis as an ‘Exit Drug’ From Chronic Opioid Use and Addiction

Marijuana has long been criticized as a “gateway drug” that leads to the use of more hazardous and addictive narcotics. However, a rising amount of scientific data implies that the...

Pediatric Seizures – Video Guide

A parent’s guide to understanding cannabis as a treatment for pediatric seizures. Dr. Dustin Sulak outlines what every parent considering cannabis as a seizure treatment for their child needs to...

Published data on cannabis treatment to reduce opioid usage

The objective of this study was to determine how the use of medical cannabis affects prescribed opioid usage in chronic pain patients. Healer conducted an online convenience sample survey of...

Some Foods, Activities Can Stimulate Your Endocannabinoid System

Did you know that simple activities like eating chocolate, sipping herbal tea, or having a massage might help you get more out of your cannabis experience? Read what Dr. Sulak...

The Health Effects of Cannabis

The following is a brief summary of the most common physiologic effects of cannabis on each of our bodily systems.

The Health Effects of Cannabis: Cardiovascular System Research

Cannabis exerts bidirectional effects on the cardiovascular system – it can increase or decrease both heart rate and blood pressure.  Typical doses of cannabis slightly decrease blood pressure and increase...

The Health Effects of Cannabis: Soft Tissue and Joints

Cannabinoids can modulate bone remodeling, often promoting bone growth and inhibiting bone resorption, and some are currently being studied for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.  Our bodies increase the number...

The Health Effects of Cannabis: The Digestive System

Cannabis has broad effects in the digestive system, including increasing appetite, reducing nausea and vomiting, inhibiting acid secretion, relaxing smooth muscle, decreasing pain, decreasing inflammation, and decreasing motility, thereby relieving...

The Health Effects of Cannabis: The Immune System

The immune system is partially controlled by our body’s own cannabinoids, and using cannabis can certainly affect immune function in complex ways, often suppressing certain aspects of the immune system...

The Health Effects of Cannabis: The Nervous System

Cannabinoids have been shown to reduce the intensity of pain, including inflammatory pain, neuropathic pain, and cancer pain. Cannabinoids reduce spasticity and the pain associated with muscle spasm.  Beyond decreasing...

The Health Effects of Cannabis: The Reproductive System

Most human male and female reproductive tissues, such as uterus and testis, manufacture and degrade endocannabinoids to control hormones, fertility, implantation and development of the embryo, and inflammation.  The plant...

The Paradoxical Power of Medicinal Microdosing

The risk-benefit ratio of cannabis use is influenced by a variety of factors, including genetics and environment. Even with microdosing, there is no one-size-fits-all prescription. However, according to a growing...

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