009: Dr. June Chin, author of Cannabis & CBD, teaches how THC & CBD can be used to support our sleep

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Episode Summary

Cannabis & CBD can be transformative for many dealing with nighttime pain, anxiety, and insomnia. In this episode, we speak to industry leader, Dr. June Chin, to better understand the ins and outs of the complex area in plant medicine as it relates to sleep.


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Dr. Junella Chin is an advocate for better understanding of the science and medicine of cannabis. Dr. Chin and her team of physicians consult with patients all over the world. They have been integrating medical cannabis since 2001. Her work has been featured in Forbes, LA Times, CNN, Good Morning America, among others. The book she co-authored, Cannabis and CBD for Health and Wellness, was published in June 2019.

Episode Notes

In this episode, we discuss:

* Discussions about chronic pain & cannabis/CBD

*ABCs of Cannabis & CBD: What are some of the things that people might want to look to based on various things that they might be dealing with, and how they navigate this new world of pain relief & sleep aids?

*CBD sources that Dr. June Chin recommends, complete with thorough third party testing (find more on her website, link below)

*Dr. June recommends creating a relationship with their doctor re: dosing; what they are trying in the realm of cannabis to CBD (ratios, delivery-methods, dose, etc)?

*Dr. Junes discusses how women are more sensitive to cannabis compared to our male counterparts

*What are some rules of thumbs for the different types of ratios that we're delving into in the area of sleep?

*How do they begin to navigate dosing? Test, test, test. Low & slow

*Does Dr. June recommend particular ways of administering cannabis & cbd? Does she prefer that people start with the tinctures, vaping, capsules, patches, or creams or is it personal preference?

*Detailed discussions around creams and bombs. Examining options for arthritis, back pain, knee pain.

*Best practices around getting a medical marijuana card.

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