Drug Interactions with Medical Cannabis

Medical Cannabis is metabolized primarily by the hepatic cytochrome P-450 system and thus has the potential for drug interactions via CYP450 inhibition.

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Side Effects of Medical Cannabis

The adverse effects of medical cannabis are within the range tolerated for other medications. Side effects of Medical Cannabis need to be considered.

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Entourage Effect of Medical Cannabis

Cannabis (Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis) is known to contain hundreds of physiologically active compounds.

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Benefits of Medical Cannabis

Medical Cannabis, have demonstrated therapeutic effects in a broad range of conditions due to the widespread distribution of cannabinoid receptors.

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Kratom

I was recently approached by one my patients about using Kratom. There is a documentary from 2018 that has given Kratom more attention recently. If you live in the St. Louis area you may have also noticed some new CBD Kratom stores opening up. In addition to CBD, I didn’t learn about this plant in […]

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Sipping Bhang, Waiting for the Spring Equinox

Before you lose interest and go to the Internet to look up what is bhang, I’ll cut to the chase and tell you. Bhang is an intoxicating drink made of the leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant, which is infused in whole milk. Bhang is also known as the  ”nectar of the Gods”. Bhang’s […]

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Feedback

I’m honored to have such wonderful patients and be able to serve my community . Thank you all that have provided me with feedback! Below are just a few examples of what patients have said about seeing me. “I have been so impressed by the support and quick response time by Dr. Strong. I went […]

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A rare bird: An Osteopathic Physician in St. Louis

Since opening up Kathmandu Clinic, my personalized private medical clinic, I recently found out that I am one of only a handful of physicians in the St. Louis area that provides Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT). “What is OMT and osteo-whos-it medicine?” I get this question quite frequently! Osteopathic medicine was founded in 1892 in Kirksville, […]

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