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ECP helps artery blockages, heart failure,angina and diabetes Last Updated on 2017-12-20 12:10:01 CALGARY, AB, CANADA, November 10, 2017 — Heart Fit Clinic helps a local veteran live a better quality of life with heart disease. Mr. Wes Mummery, 94 years young, has been living with heart disease for many decades. He served our country proudly, representing bravery and inspiration to many, including those with heart disease.The Heart Fit Clinic focuses on helping people live healthier lives by preventing and reversing heart disease. Heart disease continues to be a leading cause of death and hospitalization for men and women. But for Mr. Mummery, he is determined to live a healthy life. Diamond Fernandes, Director of the Heart Fit Clinic, has been working with Mr. Mummery for many years, focusing on the clinics' 3 Es; Education (focusing on nutrition, supplements, and stress management), Exercise, and ECP (External Counterpulsation). “It is such an great source of... More »
Bill Gates - Makes Cannabis a Medicine Last Updated on 2017-09-20 13:55:09 Forbes  |  by Janet Burns For The Past 12 Years, Bill Gates Did What The FDA Won't: He Made Cannabis A Medicine In 2005, Bill Gates had a life changing meeting with veterans of the War in Afghanistan through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ever since hearing their stories that day, Gates has set out to find the safest, most effective form of medicinal cannabis for treating the conditions of former solders and others, and to bring that product to the masses. After 12 years of non-stop research and advocacy, those goals are finally in hand..... Gates, whose company recovers CBD from cannabis plants using the 'green method' of supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) with C02 ... Cannabinoid, or CBD, is a miracle product that everyone has been using to Completete various conditions, including chronic pain, anxiety, nausea, rheumatoid arthritis,... More »
A powerful new form of medical marijuana, without the high Last Updated on 2017-07-24 16:21:23 The Washington Post  |  December 31, 2016  |  By David Kohn ... in the past 10 years, scientists have concluded that CBD may be quite useful.  Dozens of studies have found evidence that the compound can treat epilepsy as well as a range of other illnesses, including anxiety, schizophrenia, heart disease and cancer ...   Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/a-powerful-new-form-of-medical-marijuana-without-the-high/2016/12/29/81bbf7c0-b5b2-11e6-b8df-600bd9d38a02_story.html?utm_term=.3e5b037cbf41 More »
CBD Reduces Blood Pressure Last Updated on 2017-07-19 16:54:24 2017 Jun 15;2(12). pii: 93760. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.93760. [Epub ahead of print] A single dose of cannabidiol reduces blood pressure in healthy volunteers in a randomized crossover study. Jadoon KA1, Tan GD2, O'Sullivan SE1. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Cannabidiol (CBD) is a nonpsychoactive phytocannabinoid used in multiple sclerosis and intractable epilepsies. Preclinical studies show CBD has numerous cardiovascular benefits, including a reduced blood pressure (BP) response to stress. The aim of this study was to investigate if CBD reduces BP in humans. METHODS: Nine healthy male volunteers were given 600 mg of CBD or placebo in a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover study. Cardiovascular parameters were monitored using a finometer and laser Doppler. RESULTS: CBD reduced resting systolic BP (-6 mmHg; P < 0.05) and stroke volume... More »
CBD Could Reduce Blood Pressure, New Study Finds Last Updated on 2017-07-18 14:44:12 By Tess Allen | Jun 23, 2017 | Wellness CBD could help lower your blood pressure, a new study has found. Oral administration of cannabidiol was associated with reduced blood pressure in healthy subjects, according to clinical trial data published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. University of Nottingham researchers observed the effects of a single oral dose of 600 mg of CBD extract versus placebo in nine male volunteers. Compared to the placebo, CBD intake was linked with reduced blood pressure levels following exercise and in response to stress. While increased heart rate was noted following CBD administration, no “adverse events” were reported by participants during or afterward. “Our data show that a single dose of CBD reduces resting blood pressure and the blood pressure response to stress, particularly cold stress, and especially in the... More »