Learn about cannabis and CBD medicine from Dr. Joe Cohen and Amy Silverman, RN as they discuss common questions, share their experiences about how to use cannabis safely and effectively, and discuss the latest research with cannabis experts.
Episode 11: Meet the Brilliant PhD Scientists Behind Boulder Hemp
Meet the brilliant founders behind Colorado's most respected hemp-derived CBD company. In this episode we chat with Ryan Lynch, PhD and Jeremy Widmann, PhD about their careers in academia and about the subsequent creation of Boulder Hemp.
*Boulder Hemp's organic growing practices + thoughtful extraction processes.
*How our individual genetics affect how we respond to various strains of the cannabis plant.
*Boulder Hemp's long-term commitment to advancing the science of cannabis medicine.
Join us for an engaging conversation about the science of Cannabis and CBD...that you'll want to listen to twice!
Episode 10: Why Whole Plant Medicine Matters
We hear a lot about Full Spectrum whole plant medicine, including the importance of terpenes, different methods of extraction and how these impact the quality of the final product, but why does all of this matter?
In this episode we're joined by Erika Weich, co-founder of Conscious Medz to discuss why whole plant medicine matters, and what it means for you.
We'll ask Erika some tough questions, including if whole plant medicine is so beneficial, why don't we see more of it in dispensaries?
Episode 9: Healing Autoimmune Disease with Cannabis
If you or someone you love has autoimmune disease or struggles with debilitating symptoms such as chronic pain, insomnia, mood changes, and brain fog that are often dismissed by the healthcare system this episode contains empowering information that you do not want to miss!
Dr. Cohen and Amy have successfully helped thousands of patients with a variety of autoimmune conditions heal using medical cannabis and functional medicine.
In this episode you will learn how Dr. Cohen became an expert in treating autoimmune disease. He'll provide an overview of autoimmunity and how it develops, along with actionable steps you can take to improve your health using cannabis and other nutritional and lifestyle strategies. You'll learn about the relationship between autoimmune conditions and the gut, along with how cannabis plays a role in both treating the symptoms and potentially the root causes of autoimmunity!
If you're interested in learning more, head over to HolosHealth.org to download a free copy of our 32 page free ebook "Healing Autoimmune Disease with Cannabis".
Episode 8: Medical Cannabis Dispensary Education, with special guest Mike Okada
Topics covered include: how to read product labels, medical cannabis testing and regulation, signs of a good dispensary, how the covid-19 pandemic has impacted dispensaries, and new services offered by some dispensaries including medical cannabis home delivery.
What happens after you get your medical cannabis card? The majority of patients go to a dispensary to purchase their cannabis medicine. For many people (even us experts) the dispensary experience can feel overwhelming and confusing. If you came to Holos Health for a treatment regimen tailored for your medical condition, chances are you left with a specific list of products or delivery methods to try. Even with this information, many patients find that they want more education about purchasing medical cannabis.
In this episode we talk with Mike Okada, a patient advocate and dispensary expert. We cover what you need to know to have a low-stress and enjoyable dispensary experience, so that you can quickly find the products you need without confusion.
Episode 7: Cannabinoids and CBD
Have you wondered if CBD is all it's cracked up to be? Curious to hear a physician's perspective? In this episode Dr. Cohen explores the many medical properties of cannabidiol and also explains how he came to embrace CBD as the most medicinal part of the cannabis plant.
Episode 6: The Endocannabinoid System
The foundation of Cannabis Medicine is an appreciation of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS).
In this episode, Dr. Cohen answers common questions about the ECS including:
*What do endocannabinoids do?
*What are the different types of cannabinoid receptors?
*How does the cannabis plant interact with our ECS?
*How do the cannabinoids THC and CBD work on a general basis?
*What is the entourage effect?
*Terpenes — what are they and why are they important?
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The cannabis and CBD world is like the Wild West, so I am extremely thankful for your podcast. It’s educational, engaging, easy to listen to, has helped drastically improve my autoimmune disease, and has served as an unexpected tool to educate my family members who are CannaCurious. Thank you for such an awesome podcast!
This podcast is very useful to someone, like me, who wants to know more about cannabis for medical use. They seem to be very knowledgeable about it.
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Thank you for sharing your knowledge , experiences, what’s happening in research globally and locally in Colorado.