Science of Cannabis

Delve Deep into Cannabis Chemistry

At Chronic Health Wisdom, led by Cheri Sacks, RN, CDCES, we believe knowledge is power. We're here to provide an in-depth understanding of the science behind medical cannabis, allowing for informed choices in your health journey.

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Core Components

Cannabis contains many compounds that interact with the body


The active compounds, like THC and CBD, responsible for most of the plant's medical properties.


Organic compounds that give cannabis its unique scent and also have therapeutic properties.

Entourage Effect

The synergy between cannabinoids, terpenes, and other cannabis compounds that enhances the plant's therapeutic potential.

Methods of Consumption

Various ways to use cannabis, including inhalation, edibles, and topicals.

Implications for Health

Several methods allow for effective utilization of medical cannabis:

Pain relief

Mood regulation

Education Process

Your initial session will include an overview of cannabis science, breaking down complex topics into easy-to-understand information.

Cannabis and Chronic Conditions

Specific cannabinoids have been studied for their effects on conditions like epilepsy, anxiety, and chronic pain.

Continued Learning

Subsequent consultations with Cheri will include updates on the latest scientific findings, ensuring you always have the most current information.

Cutting-Edge Research

We keep up to date of the newest scientific studies, continually integrating the latest discoveries into our guidance and treatment plans.

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.