POTS, Dysautonomia, and Medical Cannabis

POTS, Dysautonomia, and Medical Cannabis

Dysautonomia includes POTS, neurocardiogenic syncope, and other disorders affecting the autonomic nervous system. Symptoms can be completely debilitating restricting patients from many day to day activities. Cannabis can be a helpful tool for managing symptoms of dysautonomia and POTS, but there are some things to be aware of.

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How to Smash Your Goals

How to Smash Your Goals

Getting rid of to do lists and instead setting 2-3 SMART weekly goals for myself has always been a very helpful way for me to stay on task, reduce overwhelm, and get things done. The science supports this. Goal setting helps to create an awareness and recognition of where we are, where we want to be, and what tools we already have to get ourselves there. I somehow fell out of the habit, so I thought it was time for a self-refresher. I just got distracted again and never posted it…so here we go.

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Let's Get High: How the Psychoactive Experience of Cannabis Can Be Medicinal

Let's Get High: How the Psychoactive Experience of Cannabis Can Be Medicinal

Whether it be pain and symptoms or missing out on events, some days with chronic illness just plain sucks. As a community wee talk a lot about the medicinal benefits of cannabis, but we tend to focus on all the physical aspects. What we don’t talk about is how the euphoria - or high - can be a big part of the healing process. For me, it’s a regular part of my self-care routine, that I quite look forward to.

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What is Cannabis Coaching?

What is Cannabis Coaching?

Health & wellness coaching uses evidence-based practices and strategies to help people make health changes that stick. Cannabis coaches empower patients to build confidence and become active participants in their cannabis care so they can meet their health and wellness goals. They teach clients how to integrate cannabis as a tool for larger health and wellness, and not just as a bandaid to cover symptoms.

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Two Sides of Cannabis - A Patient Experience Guest Post

Two Sides of Cannabis - A Patient Experience Guest Post

Cannabis is an amazing medicine with potential healing properties that are still far beyond our understanding. While we do know it is a safe substance, every person and situation is unique. Over the course of the last 2 plus years I’ve been witness to some miraculous health improvements, but I’ve also seen some cannabis inspired set-backs . As a cannabis community we don’t always like to discuss these - it’s taken us a long time to get to level of acceptance we have now and no one wants to jeopardize that further. But in reality, it does us a much larger disservice, to ignore situations like our guest writer, Sally, shares in this post.

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9 Positivity Tips for Better Mental Health

9 Positivity Tips for Better Mental Health

When taking actions to better our health it’s easy to overlook our mental habits. Most of us jump to changing the more physical and tangible things - food, exercise, maybe even our sleep routine. Numerous studies demonstrate the powerful impact that a positive mental health approach has on immune function and overall wellbeing.

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