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Dangers of making and Using RSO - Guest Post.

Rick Simpson Oil is a cannabis oil derived from marijuana plants. Proponents of this oil have said that it is an effective cure for cancer and can even help individuals with asthma and opioid detoxes. Using this oil, however, comes with some risks vs the benefits. Rick Simpson Oil was pioneered by a medical marijuana activist of the same name. His primary claim is that it can cure cancer however, proponents also suggest that it could be beneficial for asthma, epilepsy, and other medicinal purposes, including opioid detoxes. Critics of RSO assert there is some medical research to back these claims but is it enough? and that their are risks of making and using Rick Simpson oil. Could we say that there will never have full acceptance of oil due to pharmaceuticals companies or what does the future hold for the oil? What Is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)? Rick Simpson Oil, or RSO as its supporters refer to it, is a cannabis oil made from the marijuana plant. Unlike other oils, R

WHAT IS CANNABIS OIL?

Cannabis oil is a thick, sticky,  resinous  substance made up of a high concentration of  cannabinoids , such as THC and CBD, extracted from the cannabis plant (Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica). Cannabis oil is a cannabis based product  obtained by separating the resins from cannabis flowers  using a solvent extraction process . Cannabis oil can also be known as marijuana oil, weed oil, pot oil,  Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) , Full extract cannabis oil (FECO), honey oil, hash oil, dabs, shatter, or wax. Cannabis oil is the most potent of three main cannabis products, which are the actual cannabis flower (marijuana), resin (hashish), and oil (cannabis oil). Cannabis oil is the most concentrated form of the three main cannabis products. That is what makes cannabis oil the most potent. Cannabis Oil produced and sold by "dealers" can have many contaminants and lots of times have little or no THC in them. Most of the time cannabis oil available on the street should be avoided for med

Is Rick Simpson Oil the Cancer Cure or just a Pipe Dream?

The story of Rick Simpson and his namesake cannabis oil has made him a hero to some and a menace to others. Simpson's claim that he used the oil to cure his own skin cancer has spread online like a viral tidal wave. The recipe for Rick Simpson oil (RSO), which he says he has never sold, is translated in 72 languages on his website, which also carries first-person stories extolling the product's "miraculous" properties. Doris's 20-yr-old granddaughter was diagnosed last fall with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and went through standard chemo and radiation 'treatments'. She suffered severe burns to her esophagus and was unable to take food or fluids. We began giving her the oil about six weeks ago. Her cancer is in remission, no sign of it... You are my hero, sir! —Testimonial on Rick Simpson's website But clinicians familiar with Simpson and his cult-like following take a different view. "It's terrifying," said Adam Friedman, MD, pro

Finding the cure starts with Hope - Rick Simpsons oil.

What is Rick Simpson oil? Rick Simpson oil (RSO) is a cannabis oil product. It was developed by Rick Simpson, a Canadian medical marijuana activist. RSO differs from a lot of other cannabis oils because it contains higher levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This is the main psychoactive cannabinoid in marijuana that gets people “high.” Other therapeutic cannabis oils tend to contain a cannabinoid called cannabidiol (CBD) and little or no THC. Read on to learn more about the health claims behind RSO and whether it lives up to the hype. What are the potential benefits? The main claim surrounding RSO is that it treats cancer. After Simpson was diagnosed with skin cancer in 2003, he began applying RSO to the cancerous spots on his face and neck. According to Simpson, the spots healed within a few days. According to Rick Simpson’s website, RSO is made from a particular type of cannabis called Cannabis indica, which produces a sedative effect that helps the body heal. In ad

CERVICAL CANCER

This type of cancer is normally affects women as the name suggests,it attacks the female reproductive tract specifically the cervix which is the neck of the  uterus;the bridge between the birth canal (vagina) and the uterus. Studies have linked cervical cancer to HPV(Human papilloma virus), a sexually disease infection. The HPV is normally transmitted from men who are largely unaffected(they are carriers)during unprotected sex. The disease takes time to grow and when it happens, the cells of the cervix grow abnormally and invade other tissues and organs of the body. When it is invasive,the disease affects the deeper tissue of the body like the vagina,lungs,liver,bladder and rectum. Cervical cancer is slow in progression at its early stages and as such,it is possible to prevent if detected early and treatment commenced immediately . A majority of the patients diagnosed with precancerous changes in the cervix are in their 20s and 30s while the average age of women when they are diagn

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy has been a conventional medical strategy instituted to deal with cancer. It has  assisted many patients  to live longer and alleviate the symptoms caused by cancer. However, despite it being hailed as a dependable arsenal in the war against cancer, it has its dark side. Although there is a percentage of cancer patients who will not experience side effects, many will experience a range of them. The side effects will usually start during the first few weeks of treatment and may become more intense with each treatment cycle .It is important therefore for oncologists and health providers to  discuss this with the patients but in some cases,this topic is skipped. Most patients are desperate and therefore the hope of a cure, they don't give much thought  to the issue of side effects. Patients can keep a useful record of their chemo treatment  and this can help them record the experienced side effects  and try to share them with the doctors. Chemo affects all cells tha

Vegetarian Diet and It's Effects

This type of cancer is normally affects women as the name suggests,it attacks the female reproductive tract specifically the cervix which is the neck of the  uterus;the bridge between the birth canal (vagina) and the uterus. Studies have linked cervical cancer to HPV(Human papilloma virus), a sexually disease infection. The HPV is normally transmitted from men who are largely unaffected(they are carriers)during unprotected sex. The disease takes time to grow and when it happens, the cells of the cervix grow abnormally and invade other tissues and organs of the body. When it is invasive,the disease affects the deeper tissue of the body like the vagina,lungs,liver,bladder and rectum. Cervical cancer is slow in progression at its early stages and as such,it is possible to prevent if detected early and treatment commenced immediately . A majority of the patients diagnosed with precancerous changes in the cervix are in their 20s and 30s while the average age of women when they are diagn