This is an excellent introduction to Medicinal Cannabis as a treatment option.
Written by Australian GP Dr Teresa Towpik, this is an easy to understand resource for both doctors and the layman alike.
This book provides a lot of information on how Medical Cannabis works, why it works, so you can see exactly how it may help you. Essential reading for anyone interested in learning about Medical Cannabis as a healing modality.
“I remember my frustration, trying to find a simple guide that could explain step by step the intricate properties of cannabis in an easy to follow and understandable manner. I was reading one article after the other and it wasn’t easy.
In this book, I am hoping to achieve that, an easy step by step guide. I hope that patients as well as doctors find it useful and find the inspiration to further studies.”- Dr Towpik, GP.
About Dr Teresa Towpick
Born in Poland Teresa worked as a junior doctor in a hospital in Glogow, a small town not too far from the German border. Arriving in Australia in 1987, she worked in Fairfield and Liverpool hospital then General Practice from 1993. She worked as a solo GP for a few years, then in a small family practice and later in large medical centres, currently based in Katoomba.
Over the years Teresa embraced different aspects of healing, not only as a doctor but as a patient as well. When going through breast cancer 16 years ago, she learnt about different patient’s attitudes and expectations realising that modern medicine is very much based on evidence. “The absence of evidence is no evidence of absence. We need balance and we need to listen to patients as well”.
Healing occurs on many levels, physical, emotional and spiritual and Teresa sees great potential in cannabis which is an ancient, sophisticated and diverse medicine. She is engaging in further learning, research and the application of cannabis in general practice.
“I am hoping that it will be legalised and regulated soon, so doctors and patients can take advantage of its great healing potential”.