4/20: The Health Benefits of Cannabis

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Summary
The one and only stoner holiday 4/20 is coming up in a couple weeks! And while it is a fun, relaxing holiday, we wanted to get past just the recreational side of cannabis and dive deep into the health benefits of this multifaceted, natural remedy. So our host, Joe, is talking all about the physical and mental health benefits of cannabis, especially for brain injury survivors, in this episode with fellow marijuana enthusiast and previous guest, AVM survivor, Thomas Mejia. With nearly 10 years of experience working in the cannabis industry, Thomas gives us some deeper insight and facts about this amazing plant. What is your strain of choice and what health benefit do you use it for? Please share with us on our socials!

Links to Topics Mentioned

  • Thomas Mejia – https://www.instagram.com/tmejia111/
  • Leaf documentary – https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qa0nLdVJiIg
  • Charlotte’s Web – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XHEoUeAD7s
  • Guanábana plant aka Soursop – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soursop
  • Malcolm Barrett – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Barrett_(actor)
  • Thomas’ surgeon, Dr. Patel – https://physiciandirectory.brighamandwomens.org/details/13205/nirav-patel-neurosurgery-radiology-boston-westwood

Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds
  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter
  • Local Elevator by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1300012, Artist: http://incompetech.com/
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


Avatar ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Recovering from a stroke or brain injury can feel very lonely, but the NeuroNerds are here to help! Every Monday, join Joe Borges and co-host Lauren Manzano as they share their personal recovery journeys mixed with discussions on varying nerd topics from comics to superhero movie theories to video games and more. If you’re a stroke or brain injury survivor, a caregiver or family member of a survivor or just a big lover of nerd culture, this podcast is for you.

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