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Medical Symptoms & Illnesses


HAIR (Drug testing)
HASH (Making)
HEADACHE see MIGRAINE HEADACHE
HEART DISEASE (Cardiovasular)
HEPATITIS
HERPES
HICCUPS
HISTORICAL STUDIES
HIV (AIDS)
HORMONES
HOW CANNABIS WORKS (Video)
HU-210 a synthetic cannabinoid
HU-308 a synthetic cannabinoid
HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE (HD) (a neurodegenerative genetic disorder)
HYPERTENSION
HYSTERECTOMY

Did You Know?


The first thing bought and sold on-line was a bag of cannabis.


It was a straight up drug deal, actually. In 1971, students at Stanford used Arpanet accounts at the university’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory to engage in the world’s first e-commerce transaction.

Medical Terms and Meaning

Haploid - having half the number of chromosomes of a normal cell, as in sperm and eggs.
Hebbian theory - a neuroscience theory about the adaptation of brain neurons during learning.
Hemp - Cannabis sativa, usually referring to strains with a low level of THC
Hemoptysis – coughing up blood
Hematopoiesis - the making of new blood cells in bone marrow
Haematopoietic Stem Cells/ HSC - bone marrow stem cells that can give rise to blood cells
Hemopressin - a hemoglobin fragment that dilates blood vessels using nitric oxide
Hemostasis - the process of blood clotting
Hepatic – pertaining to the liver
Heterologous - from one species to another
Heteromer - a group containing 2 or more different types of things.
Hippocampus - part of the brain, controls mood and memory.
Homologous - having the same or a similar relation, as in relative position or structure
Homeostasis - your body keeping everything in balance and working right
Hydrolysis - breaking down a compound using enzymes
Hyper - over, above, extreme
Hyperalgesia - severe pain
Hypercapnia - too much CO2 in the blood
Hyperemesis – severe vomiting
Hyperphagic - over-eating
Hyperthermia - a fever
Hyperplasia - an increase in the number of normal cells in a tissue or an organ
Hypo - under, or below
Hypocretin (aka orexin) - a neuropeptide that regulates arousal, wakefulness, and appetite
Hypophagic - under-eating
Hypothermia – lowered body temperature
Hypoxaemia - low oxygen levels in blood
Hypoxia – not getting enough oxygen