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September 7, 2013

Medical Cannabis For Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is a cancerous escalation happening from the ovary. Symptoms are recurrently very slight early on and may include: bloating, pelvic pain, complexity of eating and frequent urination, and are simply bewildered with other illnesses.

Medical Cannabis For Ovarian Cancer


Early ovarian cancer may not cause noticeable symptoms. Less common symptoms include:

  • Pressure or pain in the stomach, pelvis, back, or legs
  • A distended abdomen
  • Sickness, dyspepsia, gas, constipation, or diarrhea
  • Feeling extremely tired all the time
  • Conciseness of breath
  • Feeling the need to urinate frequently
  • Strange vaginal bleeding

Marijuana For Ovarian Cancer

Cannabinoids, the dynamic components of Cannabis sativa linnaeous and their derivatives have established substantial awareness in recent years due to their sundry pharmacological actions such as cell growth reticence and tumor waning. To date, two different cannabinoid receptors have been characterized and cloned from mammalian tissues: the central CB1 receptor and the peripheralCB2 receptor.
These results support a new salutary approach for the treatment of ovarian cancer. It is also believable that with obtainable cannabinoids as lead compounds, non-habit forming agents that have higher organic belongings could be urbanized.

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