Nature's Key to Wellness

At Chronic Health Wisdom, Cheri Sacks, RN, CDCES, delves into the world of cannabinoids, the active compounds in medical cannabis that hold the secret to its therapeutic powers.

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What Are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds found in the Cannabis sativa plant. These compounds interact with our Endocannabinoid System (ECS), regulating a wide array of bodily functions.

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The Major Players

Medical cannabis offers relief for a wide array of conditions:

THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)

The psychoactive compound responsible for the "high" feeling. It also has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.

CBD (Cannabidiol)

Non-psychoactive and offers an array of health benefits, including anxiety reduction and pain relief.

CBN (Cannabinol)

Known for its sedative effects, it's commonly found in aged cannabis.

CBC (Cannabichromene)

Another non-psychoactive cannabinoid, known for its anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, and antifungal properties.

CBG (Cannabigerol)

CBG has been found to be useful as an anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial compound.

CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid)

CBDA has been shown to assist in alleviating chemotherapy side effects.

The Entourage Effect

The notion that cannabinoids work better together, synergistically enhancing their individual effects.

Pain Management

Mood Regulation



For personalized guidance on how to leverage cannabinoids for your well-being, contact us to schedule a consultation with Cheri Sacks.

​Research and Studies

Continual research is unveiling the ever-expanding benefits and applications of cannabinoids. At Chronic Health Wisdom, we stay updated with the latest studies to provide you with accurate, up-to-date information.

Personalized Approach

Through one-on-one consultations, Cheri will guide you to understand which cannabinoids are best suited for your health needs.

Potential Side Effects:

  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Increased heart rate
  • Increased blood pressure

Consult with Cheri to tailor a treatment plan that minimizes these effects while maximizing benefits.

While medical cannabis is legal in many places, regulations vary. Ensure you understand your local laws and consult with a healthcare provider for a medical cannabis prescription if required. 

Please note, the FDA has not approved cannabis treatments as a viable care method.

The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated the statements regarding cannabis products. The efficacy of these products has not been confirmed by FDA-approved research. Products and services are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All information presented here is not meant as a substitute for or alternative to information from health care practitioners. Please consult your healthcare professional about potential interactions or other possible complications before using any product. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act requires this notice.

Scope of Practice

Cheri Sacks RN, BSN., CDCES is a registered nurse. She provides nurse education. The information shared is not intended to substitute for specialists such as Registered Dietitians, Physical therapists, Pharmacists, or any other healthcare professionals.

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Embark on your journey toward improved health and wellness through medical cannabis.