Although Stillwater Medicine is focused on the medical uses of cannabis, our approach to doing so is based on our belief that wellness is only possible when mindfulness, diet, exercise, and community have been attended to.Read More
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States that have implemented medical marijuana programs have 25% fewer opioid deaths. Emerging research about CBD:THC ratios and terpene-specific effects creates the possibility of using different strains of cannabis to target specific pathologies and pain syndromes.Read More
“This also gave me a chance to learn about all the other things that my patients were using or trying that were outside of the windowless, fluorescently lit box that is western medicine.”Read More
If marijuana was discovered tomorrow, it would be one of the safest, most powerful, and most useful medicines ever discovered. That being said, marijuana is not the miracle that some zealots claim it to be. Some folks would have you believe that all a human needs to thrive is marijuana, organic vegetables, and positivity. And while this regimen is certainly better than most diet crazes, fad supplements, and many medications, using marijuana for health takes more than enthusiasm and a bong.
There is no medicine that creates health by itself. Without attending to diet, exercise, stress reduction and community, it is unlikely that any doctor's intervention will meaningfully improve your long term health.
Our physicians are board certified in integrative medicine and can offer you wraparound advice for making marijuana part of a holistic strategy to promote wellness. We are open and accepting patients for Ohio's Medical Marijuana program. Come see us and see if we can work together to improve your health. No bong required.
While humans have known and used cannabis for over 5000 years it has only been in the last 50 that we have acquired a partial biochemical understanding of how it works. THC was first synthesized in 1964 and the receptors that it binds were not identified until the 1980s. From there, the question became, "Why do we have receptors for THC in the first place and how does our body use these receptors normally?"Read More