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CBD for Pets

With so many pet CBD products, you may often wonder just how viable they are for your furry friends. So far, CBD has shown potential as a natural, alternative treatment for both humans and pets alike. While the investigation is still ongoing, early evidence suggests that CBD may be a safe way to relieve some of your animal’s ailments. This post will discuss CBD treatment for pets and what is known so far about its usage and promising benefits. What Is CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-intoxicating compound extracted from hemp and cannabis plants. Once administered, CBD interacts with your […]

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Why Your Cannabis Journal is a Great Resource

To get the most from your medical marijuana treatment, you need a reliable way to keep track of the different strains and products you try. But it can be challenging to keep track of all this information. That’s where cannabis journals come in. Cannabis journals allow for easy tracking of multiple types of data at once, making it easier than ever to get the most from your medical marijuana. In this article, we will discuss what a cannabis journal is and several benefits that come with keeping one. What Is a Cannabis Journal? Much like a traditional journal, cannabis journals […]

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Reducing the Stigma: Marijuana Use is On the Rise

Marijuana use has carried a negative stigma for decades (at minimum), and many people have steered away from it in order to not be associated with the “dirty” or “trashy” reputation that comes with it. But times have changed, and with the legalization of both medical marijuana and recreational marijuana in numerous states across the country, more people from all age groups are seeking out the natural benefits that come from this seemingly magical plant. As a result of the rapidly declining stigma surrounding marijuana, many people have been searching for answers on how to qualify for a medical marijuana […]

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Can Medical Marijuana Help My Anxiety?

Stress and anxiety plague us all at times, but many people find it especially difficult to manage their chronic anxiety and find adequate relief. Anxiety may be a normal response to stress, but it has the ability to be overbearing and cause extreme symptoms that can drastically interfere with everyday life. This is why many ask, “can medical marijuana help my anxiety?” It’s common for people to turn to medical marijuana to help alleviate their anxiety with the help of this natural remedy – but does it really work? Does Medical Marijuana Help Anxiety? Lots of people use medical marijuana […]

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What Is the Endocannabinoid System?

  As medical cannabis becomes more legalized across the country, more research is being done to understand how it can be used as an all-natural medical treatment. Of course, we already know you can use medical cannabis to help treat medical issues such as pain and inflammation. But, there’s also another system in our bodies that medical marijuana could affect. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a system in our bodies that regulates what we eat and sleep, how our body responds to stress, and how our immune system functions. In this article, we’ll be going over the endocannabinoid system and […]

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Medical Alternatives Clinics voted Best of 2021 Colorado Springs Alternative Health Care Practitioner

Medical Alternatives Clinics has been voted Best of 2021 Colorado Springs Alternative Health Care Practitioner by the Colorado Springs Independent! We are honored by this award and wanted to thank everyone for the continued support as well as all the votes!   Read the full article here: https://www.csindy.com/news/best-of-2021-volume-ii/article_cad125e4-368a-11ec-bddf-53c2fe18753c.html https://www.csindy.com/eedition/page-30/page_f56964d9-787f-520b-a3c9-f6fefd34abc5.html  

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What are Edibles and how do they work?

What Are Edibles? Edible medical marijuana is becoming increasingly popular as more states legalize it for medicinal and recreational purposes. Many edible manufacturers claim that edibles provide a more prolonged, more-sustained effect than smoking marijuana. But what exactly are edibles? Edibles are food and drink products that have been infused with marijuana. They can take the form of candy, cookies, chocolate bars, and other goodies. Many edibles are designed to taste good — offering users an easier way to ingest marijuana. Medical edibles are available in many flavors, forms, and dosages. In addition, edibles can be found in some surprising […]

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What is Shatter vs. Wax?

A dabbing rig is a piece of equipment used to vaporize marijuana concentrates and inhale the vapors. Dabbing rigs utilize cannabis concentrate, but there are several different varieties on the market. If you are looking to try using a dabbing rig, the two most popular concentrate you can use are shatter and wax. The two types of cannabis concentrate we discuss in this article, shatter and wax, look and feel very different. If you are trying to figure out which option is best for you, keep reading for more information. What Are Marijuana Concentrates? The finest parts of the plant […]

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Why the Pandemic Was an Influential Moment for the Cannabis Industry

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March of 2020 it was a time of turmoil and uncertainty for people all over the world, and while many businesses searched for answers and ways to adapt to emergency protocols, it was the marijuana dispensaries that many Americans were panicking over. In the beginning weeks, there was no distinction with regards to which businesses would be deemed essential versus nonessential, and dispensaries across the nation were unsure of how the changes would impact them and their reliant customers. As a New York Times article stated, “having enough marijuana was as essential as stocking […]

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The Benefits and Side Effects of THC

  If you are a medical marijuana patient, THC may provide several benefits and reduce some of your negative symptoms and side effects. However, if you want to utilize medical marijuana as a medicine, it’s crucial to understand all of THC’s potential benefits as well as some of its possible drawbacks. Keep reading for more information, to learn more about what THC is and how it can help you. What Is THC? THC is the cannabinoid in marijuana that produces euphoria and gives you a relaxed, high feeling. It gives marijuana most of its psychoactive properties and is most associated […]

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