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THE USE OF CANNABIS IN THE TREATMENT OF OPIATE ADDICTION Part one of two

Hello everyone, I have to apologize for not posting sooner but my resources have been used in creating articles for the fabulous website from the UK called www.medicalmarijuana.co.uk. Please go to the site and read dozens of articles that I or others have written. Did you know that we have a powerful and highly effective […]

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WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART FOUR OF A FOUR PART SERIES

WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART FOUR OF A FOUR PART SERIES. By Chris Rasmussen MD, MS. CANNABIDIOL (CBD) Hey everyone sorry I’m late but I was on vacation. I am a contributing writer to another website that you will find very interesting. […]

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WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART THREE OF A FOUR PART SERIES

EFFECT ON IMMUNE CELLS/DEVELOPMENT OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS So far, we have been discussing the use of medical marijuana in the treatment of inflammatory disorders. I use the ubiquitous atherosclerosis as the model for inflammation. In part two we discussed the devil of cellular inflammation: NF-kB, the various ways that can generate it, and the importance in […]

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WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART TWO OF A FOUR PART SERIES.

CHRONIC INFLAMMATION In part one I introduced you to a world of hurt. No I didn’t punch anyone. Rather, it’s the world of inflammation, the acute inflammatory response, and several examples of the role of the phytocannabnoids in treating inflammatory diseases. If you thought the acute response was bad think again. The meat and potatoes […]

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WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART ONE OF A FOUR PART SERIES. By Chris Rasmussen MD, MS.

Inflammation, the first two generate it and the third, a bowl of cannabis (when smoked or otherwise consumed), reduces it. However, it’s a tad more complex than that. So pull up a chair next to the fire, light your pipe, and let’s talk. We hear the word inflammation all the time. But what does it […]

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CARDIOMETABOLIC RISK FACTORS Part 9 Inflammation

In addition to the Elite’s regular standard issue risk factors that I have mentioned previously (they are age, gender, family history, lipid status, hypertension, smoking) some other risk factors are strongly associated with CAD. These are referred to as the new, emerging risk factors also mentioned earlier. If you wish to stop progression of your […]

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INFLAMMATION PART FOUR: THOSE DARN YOUNG PLAQUES

HELLO EVERYONE. WELL, FINALS ARE FINAL AND I CAN GET BACK TO POSTING OUR CONTINUED DISCUSSION ON INFLAMMATION. Right now we’ll go over blood vessel inflammation since it’s prevalent in most diseases of the first world. First I’ll cover briefly what happens when an unstable plaque ruptures. We’ll cover the the two main competing theories […]

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INFLAMMATION PART 3 OXIDATION OF LDL

OXIDATION STATUS NOT CHOLESTEROL DRIVES THE PROCESS If you ever wish to improve your health status and stop the process of heart disease from going any further then you need to understand what Junk Food TV and your doctor are not telling you. In other words if you don’t wish to have another heart attack […]

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WHAT REAL ITALIANS EAT

  Cristoforo is an Italian equivalent of the English name “Christopher.” Specifically, the Italian and the English names are masculine proper nouns. They both trace their origins back to the original Greek name for “Christ bearer.” The pronunciation is “kree-STOH-foh-roh.” I thought I would give you my Grandfather’s name as author because Rasmussen won’t sway […]

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THE STANDARD AMERICAN DIET (SAD) AND NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES

  THE STANDARD AMERICAN DIET (SAD) AND NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES Nothing points out the absurd nature of our modern diet more than by simply listing each category by percentage. Before I get to my pyramid, (the Rasmussen Food Pyramid-not as cool as the Great Pyramid but better for you. In a future blog), in detail let’s […]

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