Cannabis

Our articles review the latest clinical research and cannabis products so you can improve your health and naturally relieve pain, boost mood, and improve sleep. Each of our posts is evidence-based and written or reviewed by Dr. Michele Ross herself.

Our top cannabis articles:

  1. My Journey from Neuroscientist to Cannabis Patient
  2. Which Cannabis Strains are Best for Pain?
  3. Top 5 Myths About Cannabis Health Coaches

  • My Favorite CBD Oil Products

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    CBD oil is completely hit or miss, despite being a pricey wellness product. Some of my favorite CBD products are amazing at reducing stress, relieving pain, and easing you into sleep. Others have no immediate effects, and you question whether they are working or even have any CBD at all in the bottle. Worse, some […]

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  • Fibromyalgia and Cannabis: Research Studies

    woman with fibro considering using CBD oil for pain

    What is Fibromyalgia? 10 million patients in the United States with fibromyalgia, 75-90% are women. While the cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, infections, physical or emotional trauma, and genetics appear to play a role in onset. Patients with lupus, osteoarthritis, and or rheumatoid arthritis are at higher risk of developing fibromyalgia. Symptoms of fibromyalgia include […]

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  • The Rise Of CBD Cosmetics

    Lipstick, blush, mascara, and eyeshadows containing CBD

    What To Look For & Avoid When Shopping for Topicals So you’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon and try out some CBD topicals. Before you start clicking “buy now” on any CBD cosmetics, it’s a good idea to learn some basics about what you are buying and where it’s coming from. There are different […]

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  • 6 Incredible Health Benefits of CBD For Women

    In recent years, more and more women have incorporated CBD oil into their lifestyle. Many are seeking it’s health benefits including the ability to reduce inflammation, squash anxiety, and fight skin aging. While prescribed medications have many side effects, alternative medicine options like CBD have made it easier for women to deal with hormonal imbalances, […]

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  • How To Use CBD Oil For Stress Management

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    We know that the majority of us are constantly looking for quick, easy, and effective ways to naturally lower stress. We also totally understand the frustration that comes from trying a number of different (and expensive) health supplements that just do not seem to work. However, one supplement that truly makes a difference that you […]

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  • My Journey From Neuroscientist To Cannabis Patient

    Dr. Michele Ross is teaching cannabis class at Green Flower Media

    Likely you have come to the Institute of Plant-Assisted Therapy looking for answers on how to heal chronic illness using natural remedies like CBD, cannabis, and mushrooms. You might be skeptical that it could even work, especially because your doctor hasn’t told you about it and you don’t know any cannabis patients. Surprise: your doctor […]

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  • Top 5 Myths About Cannabis Health Coaches

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    What is a cannabis coach or a cannabis health coach? And why do you even need one? Today we’re exploring what cannabis health coaching is and isn’t to better help you understand if you need one, and how to find the right one. Myth One: All cannabis consultations should be performed by a medical doctor […]

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  • How Often Should I Take Cannabis for Pain?

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    In Chronically Cannabis, Dr. Michele Ross, a neuroscientist and cannabis expert, answers The Mighty community’s questions about treating chronic pain with cannabis. This is post #6 of 7 in the series. The Mighty Community asked: “Is it better to use cannabis on a schedule, like with prescriptions, or to take as needed?” Right now CBD is only […]

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  • What Are the Benefits of Using THC With CBD?

    cannabis oil tinctures bottles containing THC and CBD

    In Chronically Cannabis, Dr. Michele Ross, a neuroscientist and cannabis expert, answers The Mighty community’s questions about treating chronic pain with cannabis. This is post #1 of 7 in the series. The Mighty Community asked: “What are the benefits of using THC in conjunction with CBD, as opposed to just using CBD alone?” The number one benefit […]

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