Dr. Bonni's Articles

Trade-In Your Ibuprofen for Ca...

March 21, 2017

Pain from inflammation can and will likely affect all adults at some point in their lives, and for some, become chronic conditions that interfere with a normal quality of life. Over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription anti-inflammatory medications are easily available, readily prescribed, and very commonly used. The most common anti-inflammatory medications are called NSAIDs: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Based on consumer survey responses, more than 17 million Americans take NSAIDs on a daily basis, with more than 70 million prescriptions and more…

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PART IV: Cannabis for Pediatri...

March 18, 2017

I am often asked to see children who are suffering with advanced cancers. Parents seek cannabis medicine to help their children with relief of symptoms from the adverse side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. In some cases, having been told the cancer treatment is not working, parents are desperate to find a cure. I teach parents what we know and what we don’t know about cannabis use for cancer, knowing that they must have the data to make an informed…

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PART III: Cannabis for Pediatr...

March 18, 2017

Many parents come to my office seeking help for their children suffering with autism. The three main symptoms that are challenging for these families are communication difficulties, repetitive behaviors, and social challenges, including tantrums and self-injurious behavior. Although the FDA has approved two medications, both antipsychotics, for treating the irritability associated with autism, they have very significant side effects, may not be effective and thus leave these families without a solution. Preliminary evidence links genetic mutations with autism and a…

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Dr. Bonni in the Press

Cannabis and Sex...

February 25, 2017

Denise came to my office like many patients, nervous about seeing a medical cannabis doctor, but sincere in her search for help with her medical condition. She was in her late 40s and in pretty good health overall, but she had been struggling with insomnia, anxiety and decreased libido for a few years. She tried a prescribed sleeping pill and anti-anxiety medication, but they just made her feel like a zombie. And they certainly did not improve her sex life…

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I got a weed license in minute...

August 28, 2015

Dr. Goldstein has such a wealth of experience that she’s had remarkable success recommending cannabis for children with refractory seizures.

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Florida Mom Claims Daughter Mi...

August 28, 2015

“Most of my patients have tried conventional treatment and have not responded or have found that the side effects are intolerable or both. Patients sharing information on the Internet who have not found effective treatment with conventional therapies are turning to medical cannabis as a real option.”

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