Sex differences in medical cannabis-related adverse effects - Aviram J, Lewitus GM, Vysotski Y, Berman P, Shapira A, Procaccia S, Meiri D.

This study aimed to investigate the differences of medical cannabis (MC)-related AEs between women and men in patients with chronic noncancer pain (CNCP). ...
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Discussion Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder with an intense fear of being overweight (i.e. distorted body image), and self-starvation and excessive weight loss. It is more common in women (1.2%) than men (0.2%) but can be seen in both genders. Risk factors include high-intelligence, perfectionism/inflexibility, anxiety, activities where thinner body types are expected (e.g. dancer, diver, gymnast, long-distance runner, volleyball player, etc.) Other eating disorders include bulimia nervosa (i.e. cycles of binge eating and then purging), binge eating disorder (i.e. purging), orthorexia (i.e. obsessions with healthful ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Our physiological and emotional state influences the way we behave and make decisions.23 Pain is an unpleasant experience involving both physiological and emotional components, making its presence likely to influence decision-making. Indeed, people with chronic pain show increased risk-taking compared with pain-free controls, both in laboratory studies,6,25,57 and in decision-making related to health, including elevated rates of cigarette smoking63 and alcohol use.33
Source: The Journal of Pain - Category: Materials Science Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Although patients with CP had similar calorie intake to controls, studies that analysed the contribution of alcohol to energy intake showed that patients with CP consumed fewer non-alcohol calories than healthy controls. A high calorie intake, made up to a large degree by alcohol, may in part contribute to poor nutritional status in CP.PMID:34629801 | PMC:PMC8473599 | DOI:10.3748/wjg.v27.i34.5775
Source: World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
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