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Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It's commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis. These include autoimmune hepatitis and hepatitis that occurs as a secondary result of medications, drugs, toxins, and alcohol.May 9, 2017

Hepatitis C - - Working to Reform Marijuana Laws › Library › Recent Research on Medical Marijuana
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Hepatitis C is a viral disease of the liver that afflicts an estimated four million Americans. Chronic hepatitis C is typically associated with fatigue, depression, joint pain and liver impairment, including cirrhosis and liver cancer. Scientists theorize that the endocannabinoid system may moderate aspects of chronic liver disease.

CBD and Hepatitis C - New researches give hope
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According to the World Health Organization, approximately 140 million people around the world have the HCV virus as a chronic condition and because of this virus and the disease triggered by it, called hepatitis C, about 700,000 lose their lives every year. Related Articles: CBD (Cannabidiol)/THC ( Tetrahydrocannabinol) ...

Coffee and Cannabis May Protect the Liver in Those With ... - Hep Mag
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Two new studies on patients coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) suggest that drinking coffee and using cannabis daily may help protect the liver from damage, according to a recent press release from INSERM, the Institut national de la santé et de la recherche medicale. Specifically, the two studies, which were ...

How Marijuana Can Help You Heal From Hepatitis C - The Fresh Toast
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Although Hepatitis C can be treated effectively, and may even clear up on its own , there is evidence that cannabis can help heal the liver. But it's vague. A 2005 review of the medical literature concluded that cannabinoids “appear to be involved in several aspects of acute and chronic liver disease.” Another review from that ...

Medical Marijuana for Hepatitis | Marijuana Doctors
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Hepatitis C is an often chronic infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which can result in cirrhosis of the liver. If you're newly diagnosed with hepatitis C, it's likely that you're wondering what the condition is, the potential side effects of conventional treatment and whether medical cannabis for hepatitis C ...

Jamaican Scientists Are Creating Affordable Hepatitis C Drug From ...
Feb 25, 2017 -
A group of Caribbean scientists has reportedly made a major breakthrough in using cannabidiol (CBD) - an active compound in cannabis - to treat hepatitis C.

Is CBD a Cure for Hepatitis C? - Health | MERRY JANE 
Feb 23, 2017 -
A recent study is providing hope for people with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Dr. Henry Lowe and fellow scientists performed an in vitro study that shows marginal antiviral activity of CBD against HCV. The study combined 10 micrometers of CBD oil with 3 micrometers of HCV and found that CBD stopped the replication of  ...

Potential of Cannabidiol for the Treatment of Viral Hepatitis
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Cannabidiol exhibited in vitro activity against viral hepatitis C. An external file that holds a picture, illustration, etc. Object name is PR. Abbreviations Used: CB2: Cannabis receptor 2, CBD: Cannabidiol, DNA: Deoxyribonucleic acid, HBV: Hepatitis B virus, HCV: Hepatitis C virus, HIV/AIDS: Human immunodeficiency ...

Cannabis Research for Hepatitis B | Marijuana Research, Studies and ...
Feb 9, 2017 -
Library of Cannabis Research Studies for Hepatitis B by SATIVAisticated: A collection of scientific research studies that focus on Cannabis, Cannabinoids and.

What effect does marijuana (pot) have on hepatitis C? | CATIE ...
Pot (marijuana, cannabis, hash) is a controversial topic for people with hepatitis C because sometimes it is helpful and sometimes it is harmful. Here's why: Legal issues: Many people, with or without hepatitis C, use pot and other street drugs. Pot, like other street drugs, is a controlled substance, which means it is illegal to ...

Is Medical Marijuana The Hope For Viral Hepatitis? - Herb
Apr 14, 2016 - Can medical marijuana give hope to viral hepatitis patients? Research on the subject suggests that the herb can help. Not only are marijuana users more compliant with their treatment plans, but cannabinoids may prove to be new therapeutic targets for combatting potentially deadly liver inflammation.

Hepatitis C Marijuana Research | Medical Marijuana Inc.
Sep 28, 2015 - Studies have shown marijuana shows potential as a anti-inflammatory treatment and helps patients manage symptoms associated with the virus.

Hepatitis C and Marijuana: Is This Treatment Effective? - Healthline
Jan 13, 2016 - Hepatitis C (HCV) is a widespread virus that can lead to chronic liver problems. Some people are turning to marijuana, or cannabis, to manage the unpleasant side effects associated with HCV and HCV medications. Is this treatment right for you? Learn more about the benefits and risks of cannabis use.