Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is an unfortunate disease that has no known cure. What’s worse about this condition is,
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Crohn’s disease is another disease with no known origin or cure, but it is an uncomfortable (and sometimes fatal) disease
Epilepsy is a common neurological issue that affects millions of people around the world. Epilepsy causes seizures that can be
Imagine a traumatic incident in your life. Some people can brush off upsetting experiences over time, but others have to live with the trauma every day. Imagine someone was skateboarding down the sidewalk, and a car jumps the curb and hits them. They’ve spent time in a hospital and made a full recovery. Just because their bodies have recovered doesn’t mean their minds have. Now imagine every time they see a skateboard, walk down a sidewalk, or see a car. The memory of their near-death experience replays in their head. It triggers their fight-or-flight response when absolutely nothing is happening. They’ll have a panic attack, suffer from depression over not knowing how to handle it, or even lose sleep. It’s called PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), and it can significantly affect one’s quality of life. Fortunately, medical marijuana can help alleviate the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Despite what many see in movies or TV, anorexia isn’t purely motivated by skinny desire. Anorexia is the result of a combination of different factors, from psychological factors to cultural pressures. However, anorexia can also be genetic. Anorexia is also linked to other mental disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. That’s why it’s no surprise that many anorexics display perfectionist behavior as well.
Since cancer was first discovered in 1600 B.C. by the ancient Egyptians, humans have been searching for a treatment. While
Millions of people worldwide suffer from glaucoma and are looking to medical marijuana as the answer to help treat their conditions, but what exactly is glaucoma?
The legalization of medical marijuana began in 1996 when California decided to err on the side of common sense against