[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes, is a condition characterised by high levels of sugar in the blood (blood sugar). This occurs either because of inefficient insulin production or because our body's cells do not respond well to insulin. Symptoms such as polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (extreme thirst) and polyphagia (extreme hunger) are common in people with diabetes. Projections show that there were about 8 million cases of diabetes treated in 2009. This represents 9.7% of the population. What is insulin? Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas (islets of Langerhans) that acts as a chemical messenger; it is responsible...
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What is the “entourage effect”?

The cannabis plant contains many secrets, such as the 'entourage effect'. It is largely unexplored due to decades of prohibition and fear campaigns. This is also the reason why many people are afraid just by hearing the name cannabis. The plant itself has the familiar leaves, the shape of which is a symbol in itself. If you look closely, you will notice that these green leaves seem to sparkle when the sun falls on them at a right angle. But what exactly does cannabis have to do with an entourage effect? Each leaf of the cannabis plant is covered with...
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7 tips if you get too high/stoned

Whatever your reason for using cannabis, it’s likely that you’ve become too intoxicated by  smoking too much of it at least once or twice in your life. This is extremely common, especially among novices who take one too many tokes and suddenly find themselves in an uncomfortable situation. The effects of excessive cannabis use vary from mild to slightly more extreme depending on the amount used, the products THC content, and excessive use frequency. This article will look at these side effects and give you nine tips to help you prevent over-toking. THE SIDE EFFECTS OF THC If you use...
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Can cannabis cure hiccups?

We are just entering the golden age of cannabis research. Here is one of the latest discoveries that’s making headlines at the moment: Cannabis can cure hiccups. But unlike most of the cannabis research in the news today, the science behind this discovery dates back to the 1990s, when a patient suffering from chronic hiccups could only be cured with herbs. WHAT ARE CHRONIC HICCUPS? Let's be honest, we all get hiccups sometimes. A normal case of hiccups usually lasts a few minutes. However, some people suffer from severe and prolonged cases of hiccups that can eventually disrupt their daily...
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Cannabis terpenes: everything you need to know

Terpenes do not receive the attention they deserve. Without them, grass would be a dull, one-dimensional experience that would have to give up all the subtle smells and flavours that we have all come to know and love. Choosing grass without paying attention to the smell is a bit like choosing grass without THC and CBD. You just don't do it. Terpenes give different strains their unique flavours and have an impact on the effects each strain can produce. And here's everything you need to know about terpenes: Α-PINENE: A FRESH FIR SCENT. If your grass has a fresh, pinchy...
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