Tag: Uwe Blesching

Visit Us at the Bay Area Book Festival!

The wildly popular Bay Area Book Festival returns to downtown Berkeley June 3–4 and once again North Atlantic Books will be a part of this exuberant spring celebration. We invite everyone to join us at Booth #140 on Allston Way from 10:00am until 6:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, where we’ll have a wide selection of …continue

Summer Vacation: The Many Adventures of Uwe Blesching

As part of our Summer Vacation Series, we caught up with Uwe Blesching, to share some of his travel philosophies. Blesching is the author of The Cannabis Health Index: Combining the Science of Medical Marijuana with Mindfulness Techniques To Heal 100 Chronic Symptoms and Diseases, which combines evidence-based insights from more than 1,000 studies from …continue

Cannabis Is a Gateway Drug! (But It’s Not What You’ve Been Told)

Okay, let’s start this way: synapses that fire together wire together. What? Stay with me. A synapse (more specifically a synaptic cleft) is an empty space (a gateway) between nerve cells. This is true for the entire brain and for all those super highways of connections called our nervous system(s). When we touch a toe …continue

Uwe Blesching on Cannabis Oil Massage

Below is an adapted excerpt from CHI Magazine, written and published by Cannabis Health Index author Uwe Blesching. Cannabis Oil and the Massage Therapist’s Office: What You Need to Know to Make it Safe Almost everyone can agree on two benefits of a massage. When done well, it produces at least relaxation and pleasure. Similarly, most cannabis-using patients …continue

Natural Remedies for Insomnia

Can’t sleep? Insomnia symptoms plague more than one in three Americans, and chronic, every-single-night sleeplessness affects one in ten. So, your chances of facing insomnia at some point are pretty significant. General grumpiness and necessary stealth naps aside, sleep deprivation has a host of serious, real effects. Your risk of developing cardiac conditions goes way …continue