Many family docs spend part of their time looking after patients in long term care homes. Two of the most common conditions in long term care are chronic pain and dementia. We don't have great options in the standard pharmaceutical tool box to treat either of these conditions. What if I told you a family doc in Sarnia, Ontario is having so much success treating both chronic pain and dementia symptoms in long term care that his colleagues are referring patients to him? Dr. Blake Pearson is treating chronic pain, dementia symptoms, autism symptoms and others with cannabis. His expertise is in such demand that he teaches other doctors how to use cannabis successfully in their practice. Come have a listen.
Kirk and Trevor talk to Janna Champagne. Janna was a critical care cardiac nurse thriving in a high pressure, high stakes, life and death work place. Suddenly her life was derailed by an illness. Janna discovered how cannabis could help her life and has become a Cannabis-Specialty Nurse to help others. Along the way, Janna found another benefit of cannabis to her family. Come listen to how cannabis helped Janna's daughter through an Autism puberty crisis and probably spared her from out of home placement.