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Ashley Maltz

Ashley Maltz, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Dr. Maltz is Board-Certified in Internal & Integrative Medicine. With her background in various healing modalities, Dr. Maltz uses her knowledge of both complementary and mainstream medical traditions to offer up-to-date and individualized health care for her patients. She offers integrative primary care, integrative medicine consultations, medical acupuncture, trigger point injections, mind-body medicine, clinical nutrition and natural chronic disease management with evidence-based tools.

Latest by Ashley Maltz, M.D.

CBD

Can CBD Help Your Multiple Sclerosis?

Get the facts about this chemical compound from the cannabis plant and what experts say about its potential for treating MS-related pain.

OCD

Could Cannabis Help Treat OCD?

Scientists thinks so. A new study found that medical marijuana drastically reduces compulsions and obsessions.

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The Facts About Using CBD for Anxiety & Depression

There's a lot of buzz about the calming powers of CBD. We went to the experts and dug into the research. Here are the facts.

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Can CBD Relieve Chronic Pain?

More and more people are using this buzzy herbal remedy to treat all kinds of pain. But how effective is it?

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Let's Talk About CBD

We've got the 411 on whether CBD is really as magical as people make it out to be—and if it's actually even legal.

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Risk Factors

Regular Cannabis Users May Need Twice the Amount of Sedation During Surgery

While many people sing the praises of marijuana and its benefits, the drug isn’t without its risks. And the latest may affect your sedation levels in the operating room.

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Brain

Headache? Marijuana May Cut Your Pain by 50%

For the first time, researchers found that puffing on a little cannabis for migraines helps reduce the pain—by a lot.

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Alternative Treatment

Taking CBD Oil for RA

CBD oil comes from the cannabis plant, and it's an increasingly popular alternative treatment for people with chronic pain from RA.

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What Every Arthritis Patient Needs to Know About Cannabis

For people with arthritis pain, medical marijuana can bring relief without the side effects caused by traditional treatments. But it’s still not legal everywhere—yet.