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7 Reasons I Choose Plants Over Pills

Patient Advocacy | By Danielle Tscherne


7 Reasons I Choose Plants Over Pills


It shouldn’t be a surprise that many people, especially those with any chronic illness, are tired of the conventional medicine system – doctors throwing countless pills your way just to see if one will work, but then they have to addon a few more medications to take care of the side effects from the first medications, and on and on it goes.



“Today we know that cannabis contains more than 530 chemicals, including109 cannabinoids,” explained Dr. Marilyn Huestis, chief of the chemistry and drug metabolism section at the National Institute on Drug Abuse. “THC binds receptors throughout the brain and affects all aspects of brain function, including paying attention, memory and learning, decision-making, emotion, coordination and motor control, appetite and pain sensation,” she said.