WHITE works as a writer and editor, and is training to be a Master Herbalist specializing in Lyme disease and other infectious diseases. She is the publisher and editor-in-chief of Public Health Alert, a magazine covering stories about Lyme disease and related conditions. She has written for various sources, including Natural News, Mind Body Green, Collective Evolution, and Truth Theory. The topics she most frequently covers include cannabis, psychedelics, pharmaceuticals, infectious diseases, alternative health, and consciousness.
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"Cannabis for Lyme Disease and Related Conditions is not only a useful book for people suffering from disease, but a high level primer for anyone interested in the medicinal properties of cannabis. After struggling to beat Lyme disease and finding nothing-short-of- remarkable relief in cannabis, White weaves poetic personal accounts with scientific explanations and information. The book breaks down the many various active constituents within cannabis and how they affect the endocannaboid system of the body in an easy to read (and understand) language. It's difficult to balance scientific language and readability, but White makes learning the gritty details of cannabis pleasurable.
White’s account of suffering a seizure while under the care of a less than compassionate ER nurse is encompassing, as are many of her personal retellings within the book. More than a memoir, though, it's a complete look at how cannabis works in the body, how to use it and create medicinal "recipes", and timely warnings on the current state of marijuana legislation.
White addresses common symptoms of Lyme disease, citing research and personal experience in the application of cannabis treatments for nerve pain, depression, memory loss, sleep problems, seizures, anxiety and so much more. The information in these pages truly outlines why there is a “valuable relationship between mankind and cannabis,” both throughout history and today, and is further fodder for the wave of cannabis acceptance sweeping the U.S. and the world."
- Elizabeth Renter, Journalist, work published by Yahoo, Fox News, Huffington Post, USA Today, Forbes, Christian Science Monitor, U.S. News & World Report, Everyday Health, NerdWallet, and more...
Explore the evidence supporting marijuana use for Lyme disease...
Lyme disease is a complex illness, often accompanied by various other infections and conditions. As a result, healing from Lyme disease can prove quite challenging; puzzling both patients and doctors alike. Conventional medicine, which uses long-term antibiotics to treat chronic Lyme disease, not only fails to help many Lyme disease patients, but also is notorious for causing damage to their body systems. Natural medicine, on the other hand, has proved helpful for many who have failed the conventional treatment path.
Unfortunately, Lyme herbalists and naturopathic doctors are relatively scarce, and treatments can be expensive. Insurance does not typically cover herbal medicine and other natural treatments. This, along with the fact that many become confused and lost while trying to treat themselves naturally, leads many to feel their only choice is to opt for conventional treatment methods.
It is clear that more practical herbal treatments, along with an in-depth and easy-to-understand guide to walk patients through the natural treatment process, are in great demand. In response to this problem, Cannabis for Lyme Disease and Related Conditions: Scientific Basis and Anecdotal Evidence for Medicinal Use was born. White's personal experience treating her own Lyme disease with cannabis and using it to lessen symptoms during treatment, along with the awareness that many people with Lyme disease are interested in using cannabis to treat themselves and/or ease their symptoms (but have many unanswered questions on how to do so) inspired her to write the book. The book aims to answer frequently asked questions and offer a foundation for developing a personalized treatment plan.
The book also covers various aspects of cannabis and its medicinal uses, including its antibacterial properties, chemical constituents, strains, forms and methods of use and recipes, safety, and legal factors. White addresses how different cannabis strains and methods of consumption can ease discomfort during treatment by reducing some of the most prominent symptoms present in Lyme disease and related conditions.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART ONE: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF USING CANNABIS TO TREAT LYME AND RELATED CONDITIONS
Chapter 1: Cannabis as a Bactericidal Agent and as a Tool for Symptom Management
Chapter 2: Chemical Constituents of Cannabis
Chapter 3: Species and Strains of Cannabis
Chapter 5: Safety of Cannabis Use
Chapter 6: Legalities of Cannabis Use in the United States
PART TWO: USING CANNABIS TO REDUCE
THE SYMPTOMS OF LYME DISEASE AND RELATED CONDITIONS
Chapter 7: Joint Pain
Chapter 8: Nerve Pain
Chapter 9: Migraines
Chapter 10: Muscle Spasticity
Chapter 11: Memory Loss
Chapter 12: Sleep Modulation
Chapter 13: PTSD and Mental Trauma
Chapter 14: Depression
Chapter 15: Anxiety
Chapter 16: Seizures and Convulsions
Chapter 17: Rage
Chapter 18: Stress
Chapter 19: ADHD
Chapter 20: Psychosis and Symptoms of Schizophrenia
Chapter 21: Nausea and Vomiting
Chapter 22: Cachexia or “Wasting Syndrome”
Chapter 23: Final Conclusions about Cannabis, the Intelligence of Plants, and Bacteria’s Elusive Role in Evolution
Appendix: Anecdotal Experiences
CANNABIS FOR LYME DISEASE & RELATED CONDITIONS
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Cannabis, or “medical marijuana,” is not legal to purchase or use in some cities, states, and regions in the United States and other countries. Please do not purchase or use cannabis if it is not legal in your area. Obey your local laws. The laws and regulations in your city, state, region or country, should always be considered more accurate and authoritative than this book.
The author of this book is not a physician or doctor, and this book is not intended as medical advice. It is also not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure disease. Instead, the book is intended only to share the author’s research, as would an investigative journalist. The book is provided for informational and educational purposes only, not as treatment instructions for any disease.
Many of the treatments presented in this book are experimental and not FDA approved. Some of the book’s content is speculative and theoretical. The author and publisher assume no liability or responsibility for any action taken by a reader of this book―use of this book is at your own risk. The statements in this book have not been evaluated by the FDA.
The author offers no guarantee that the treatments in this book are the best Lyme Disease therapies; instead, they were simply the treatments that the author found (through research and experience) to be worthy of writing about. Do not rely on this book as the final word in Lyme disease treatment.
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