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“Cannabis Helps Dementia” Podcast Launches 2021 Season  – Sonoma Sun

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Posted on May 7th, 2021 by Sonoma Valley Sun.

The 2021 Cannabis Helps Dementia podcast season starts with three episodes on Friday, May 14th, with guests from all over the US, Canada and around the world! As with season one, co-creators Chela and Dave Coennen talk to doctors, nurses, researchers, and others on the front lines of elderly care, as well as people with dementia, their families, and caregivers about how cannabis helps relieve the symptoms associated with dementia . Maybe even you Text them a message or leave a voice message on Anchor.FM/CannabisHelpsDementia if you want to share your story. You can also catch up on last season and listen to the 2021 preview now.

Without an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s and related dementias, and with no cure in the pipeline, caring for people with dementia will cost $ 355 billion in 2021, and could rise to $ 1.1 trillion by 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association report. Dollar. President Biden recently called on a visionary health research agency to develop breakthrough cures and treatments for diseases such as Alzhemer, diabetes and cancer. The cannabis ban and the status of the plant in the Controlled Substances Act, which contains the most restrictive Appendix I, have been effective in suppressing meaningful research into this potent herb for 85 years. Without changing that, gold standard research continues to suffer. However, the plant persists and people around the world are finding benefits of medicinal cannabis where modern medicine has nothing to offer.

The new season brings a strong line-up of guests. The first is the renowned integrative physician, educator and founder of, Dr. Dustin Sulak from Maine. Then an optimistic conversation with well-known cannabinoid researcher at Augusta University in Georgia, Dr. Babak Baban for posting news on CBD for COVID treatments, melanoma, and restoring normal Azheimer proteins in mice. A panel discussion among geriatrics specialists in the North Bay Area in California on how cannabis alleviates anxiety and depression in seniors in assisted living and at home rounds off the first three episodes.

Throughout 2021, they will connect with executives and greats in the medical cannabis field. You will shortly be speaking to:

Dr. Peter Grinspoon of Massachusetts is a recognized second generation cannabis lawyer and professor at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Bonni Goldstein of Southern California, best-selling author of “Cannabis is Medicine,” and a leading pediatric cannabis specialist whose elderly medical cannabis patients find relief from symptoms of dementia.

Eloise Theisen, RN, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, President of the American Cannabis Nurses Association with geriatric psychiatrist Dr. Phillip Grob as part of the Panel on Anxiety and Depression.

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Dr. Genester Wilson-King, OBGYN, also practices in Florida. Chela and the doctor study estrogen and THC intensively, how hormonal imbalances during menopause increase the risk of dementia, and how HRT and cannabis benefit Dr. Help Wilson-King.

Doctors Knox from Oregon will talk about endocannabioidology and the possibilities of psilocybin and other botanicals in treating dementia.

Dr. Blake Pearson of Ontario, Canada, shares how he successfully treated hundreds of people with dementia with low-dose medicinal cannabis to reduce symptoms and polypharmacy.

Dr. Patricia Frye wrote, “The Guide to Medical Marijuana: Cannabis and Your Health,” a textbook for one of the few universities with a medical cannabis program at the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy. You talk to her about the need and urgency of training providers.

Dr. Ethan Russo, eminent neurologist and researcher, talks about cannabis and the future of neurology.

And more is to be announced.

“My mother was my greatest teacher. We were so surprised that low-dose, full-spectrum cannabis oil was by far the best medicine for relieving Mommy’s behavioral symptoms during her Alzheimer’s journey. And in her final days, a few full-spectrum drops of full-spectrum CBD rubbed into her gums every hour, completely relieving her terrible death rattle. Throughout her journey, cannabis always made her appear carefree and content with life. We were lucky to have found it, ”said Chela Fiorini-Coennen, co-creator of the podcast“ Cannabis helps dementia ”and of “We created the podcast to make it easier for others to share data and related stories with health professionals and decision-makers to provide relief for their loved ones and encourage research on effective treatments and possibly a cure!”

The Cannabis Helps Dementia podcast will also speak to caregivers and loved ones around the world, frontline professional caregivers, and people with dementia to learn how cannabis therapeutics can help them live better lives.

Everything from Friday, May 14th. Get the 2020 season everywhere podcasts can be found now and get ready for new episodes that are starting soon. Make sure to follow or subscribe so you know when new episodes are released. #CannabisHelpsDementia.