THC and Testosterone: A Look at Opioid Suppression

Gain insights into the intricate relationship between THC, testosterone levels, and opioid suppression.

Embrace Your Hormones!

Explore the vital roles of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone in the body, their impact on overall health, and the benefits of hormone therapy.

What to Know About Insulin Resistance

Dr. Wilson-King describes the role of insulin resistance, highlights the latest science on the topic, and gives examples of ways that you can prevent it and maintain optimal well-being.

Cannabis and Breastfeeding: Clinician Perspective on Current Research & Safety Considerations

The endocannabinoid system has an essential role in how newborns eat and receive nutrients. What is the impact of cannabis while breastfeeding? Dr. Wilson-King outlines the current science and the existing research gaps.

Tips To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The Holidays are upon us. That means lots of friends, family, fun, and food. Here’s a Victory Rejuvenation Center guide to help manage your ideal weight during the holidays. Never arrive hungry– Planning ahead can help you to maintain discipline in the face of temptation. Don’t go to a party when you are incredibly hungry....

Clinician Insight on the Use of Cannabis during Pregnancy

By Victory Rejuvenation Center One of the frequent questions asked at the clinic is whether or not it is ok to use cannabis while pregnant. Cannabis use is rising in popularity worldwide. More people are starting to connect with the plant and use it for a wide range of conditions and situations. A large subset...

Whole Plant versus CBD Isolates

BY DR. GENESTER WILSON-KING AND SARAH RUSSO Whole plant (or broad-spectrum) CBD is cannabidiol that is naturally extracted from the entire cannabis plant. This means it not only contains CBD (if it is a CBD dominant plant) and other cannabinoids, but also terpenes, flavonoids, and additional botanical compounds. The end product is minimally refined, leaving...

Cannabis Topicals: More Than Skin Deep Benefits?

Cannabis topicals are a popular mode of administration for cannabis. External application allows cannabis to work on the body directly from where it is applied to soothe and protect the skin. We will break down specifically what topicals are, the science surrounding this mode of administration, and how they work.

How Specific Terpenes Work on Pain, Inflammation, Anxiety and More

Scent is a strong sense which also evokes powerful abilities to help us heal. We’ve given an overview of terpenes and what they can do. Now we can delve into details on how they may work in specific situations.

Terpenes: Exploration of Scent and Medicinal Attributes

Any cannabis user is well aware of the plant’s iconic scent. Its smell comes from terpenes, which are fragrant oils that give all botanicals their unique aromatic signature. The “riot of perfumes” as the famous French poet and hashish eater Arthur Rimbaud used to describe the scent of cannabis, includes a dance of over 200...

Weighing the Cost of CBD Products

An important part of the CBD product search is to consider a cost/benefit comparison. Let’s look at the amount of CBD in the bottle, and then the cost of each mg of CBD to determine the value. Get tips and calculations to figure out the cost of medicine per bottle to compare products to each...

How to Read a Certificate of Analysis (COA)

With almost anything we buy, there are certain parameters in place to ensure product safety and quality. CBD offerings are unique because people who use them cannot assume they are safe. The good news is that consumers can find high-quality CBD products if they do their research. This is why we are going to explain...

How to Choose a CBD Product

CBD (cannabidiol) has taken the world by storm. CBD has reached advanced popularity and shifted the conversation on botanical medicine. With so many CBD-focused products on the market, it can be challenging to know which options may be ideal for a given situation. In order to provide guidance, we have outlined some of them here.

Introduction to the Endocannabinoid System

The discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) has revolutionized our concept of science and health. This system is pervasive throughout the body and regulates many important physiologic pathways. Investigation of the ECS catalyzed a deeper understanding of our bodies and many conditions affecting them.

Endocannabinoid-Reinforcing Foods & Activities

Various practices can be used in addition to cannabinoid therapeutics or without it to enhance the endocannabinoid system. For example, voluntary and enjoyable exercises like running, yoga, and other types of physical fitness can help to boost endocannabinoid tone. Another way to achieve endocannabinoid balance is to eat foods that support ECS function. Explore various...