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A Guide to Cannabis for the Terminally & Chronically Ill
- Author: Nishi Whiteley
- Forward: Ethan Russo
A Guide to that bridges the gap between the vast amounts of cannabis science and practical application for patients. The book translates medical science into layman's terms in a way that patients and their caregivers can understand and use to decide if cannabis is a fit for them, how to choose intake methods, understand risks and harm reduction strategies, and where to start in terms of establishing an effective dose. Where science does not exist, it provides the best possible anecdotal information compiled from experts and patients alike.
People from all backgrounds are curious about cannabis. They are beginning to realize that much of the information they have been taught about cannabis is based on misinformation and fear, not science and reason. It is time we bring science to the forefront of the conversation about cannabis and dissolve the cloud of shame, secrecy and controversy around the use of this legitimate medicine and empower millions of people to get the relief they deserve. This book will help you understand:
Why cannabis is a safe and versatile medicine How it works in the body to protect the brain, fight cancer, slow ageing, reduce pain and inflammation Diseases benefited by cannabis Intake methods Risks of cannabis use & ways to mitigate them Components of cannabis and how they address various symptoms.
Dr Ethan Russo, a top global cannabis science expert in the U.S. has served as the medical editor for the book and has written the Foreword. Here is what he had to say about the book: "Nishi Whiteley has provided a great service in delivering a clear and refreshing voice and orientation to the subject of cannabis, born of necessity, and answering the critical questions: If I or my loved one suffer from an illness that "conventional medicine" has failed to treat adequately, might cannabis help, and if so, how would I go about using it properly?"
"Nishi Whiteley's thorough and painstakingly researched work makes it possible for ordinary people, who may not be scientists or health professionals, but who nevertheless strive to provide the best caregiving for themselves and their loved ones at home, to have the benefit of an easy-to-use guide rich with practical, scientifically-based information on the many ways to utilize cannabis for health and relief and come away with an understanding of the innate system in our bodies through which it acts." - Sunil K. Aggarwal MD, PhD, cannabinologist.org
"Chronic Relief is not just a book about cannabis; it's a book about living life to its fullest, designed to empower readers to take control of their own health. Nishi Whiteley weaves together decades of cannabis research and experts' previously unpublished observations into a coherent and easily accessible format, emphasizing the findings that are most relevant to patient care and successful use of medical cannabis. The science is highlighted with hope-inspiring vignettes and all the practical tools and recipes required to achieve the maximal benefits and avoid the common pitfalls in cannabis medicine. This will become my most highly recommended book to my patients and their loved ones." - Dustin Sulak DO, healer.com