Yugen

Yugen

´╗┐Kelby Guerrero
12/12/15
Everglades University
Alternative Approach to Diseases


Alternative Approaches to Arthritis

Arthritis is a degenerative disease involving joints. Arthritis causes painful swelling, irritation, stiffness, painful grinding , degeneration of cartilage and many more symptoms. Symptoms experienced by patients are generally related to the elderly due to the likelihood of lesser activity. Arthritis can be experienced by a wide variety patients including young adults. While it is easy to have a doctor prescribe you a pill in exchange for side effects and a wallet, CAM therapies have allowed a modality of treatments. Treats such as Medicinal Cannabis, Meditation and Yoga, Nutritional Diet, and Acupuncture.
It is no mistake with new research from around the world has allowed for states to adopt medicinal cannabis for patients. Recent research has concluded the existence and some functions of the endocannabinoid system. The cannabinoid system involves CB1 and CB2 neuro-receptors which provide powerful support for the body. Cannabis use can involve smoking the herbal medicine, Infusions such as teas, vaporization, pills , juicing and even edibles. With so many delivery methods, patients can easily choose a preferred method. Cannabinoids provide inflammatory suppression, pain management, encourages bone growth, and even protects neurological channels. Cannabis provides a no side-effect medicinal drug which isn't anything the pharmaceutical industry can say. Cannabis active compound THC provides a euphoric sensation along with powerful healing effects. The euphoric effect of cannabis can be compounded with meditation and yoga.
Furthermore, Meditation has also proven to be an effective tool against pain. Western medicine has proven that mind-body activities such as meditation can meditate neurological responses to stresses, but besides the mounting evidence, western medicine has not viewed meditation as effective course....