CBD in epilepsy reduces early onset forms of the disease

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic problems around the world. Talking about the word “epilepsy” encompasses a number of different syndromes whose main feature is a tendency to recurrent unprovoked seizures (two or more).[1] What are the current causes of epilepsy? Epilepsy occurs as a result of the following causes[2] Idiopathic (unknown origin) […]

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CBD and Childhood Epilepsy

We want to share with you the report we have made from the Green Medicine page, the testimony report was from a family that have seen, first hand, the positive results CBD had on their child suffering from epilepsy. He is currently a patient of Kalapa Clinic and in the report the family comments about […]

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Medical cannabis, a treatment for refractory epilepsy

Refractory epilepsy affects 30% of patients with epilepsy worldwide. It is a complex disease that can rarely be treated with traditional medicines. After having tried many conventional treatments, different organizations in the medical field have been interested in the effectiveness of medical cannabis treating refractory epilepsy. In September 2016, the international medical cannabis conference was […]

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Using CBD to treat epilepsy

Around the world approximately 50 million people suffer from epilepsy, a neurological disease that affects people of all ages. Most of the people suffering from this condition do not know how much CBD can help to treat epilepsy. Some types of epilepsy are difficult to treat, especially when it is a child suffering from conditions […]

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The 3 most important benefits of using cannabis to treat epilepsy

Epilepsy refers to a group of disorders that are characterized by recurrent symptoms such as convulsive and non-convulsive seizures. Cannabis and cannabis-based therapies have had beneficial effects for treating different types of epilepsy through various biological mechanisms. Anticonvulsant About 60% of all seizures are convulsive, meaning they are characterized by rapid contractions and involuntary muscle spasms which […]

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Cannabis for eyelid spasm

In eyelid spasms, muscle spasms occur when the eyelid closes, which practically means blindness. Therapies such as medicinal elimination of the cramped muscles with Botox or surgery do not always bring success. A small Israeli double-blind study of six sufferers shows that a sublingual cannabis extract has an alleviating effect: Seizure duration decreased significantly, as […]

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Anandamide – this endocannabinoid makes us happy

“Bliss” – this is the meaning of anandamide, the best known and scientifically first described endocannabinoid. It is one of the most important endocannabinoids for controlling the balance in our body, called homeostasis. Humans – but also other mammals and insects – produce endogenous cannabinoids, so-called endocannabinoids. These activate the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS), just […]

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Multiple sclerosis: treatment with medical cannabis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) usually occurs between the ages of 20 and 40. The neurological disease progresses episodically, and symptoms may vary. While standard therapies can reduce the frequency and duration of relapses, drug therapies are not free of severe side effects. Medical cannabis provides a complementary therapy option low on side effects, to alleviate various […]

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The most important cannabinoids (THC, CBD, CBC, CBG, CBN) and their therapeutic effects

There are over 100 different phytocannabinoids in the cannabis plant that interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). The best known is the psychotropic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), while cannabidiol (CBD) is the most common non-intoxicating cannabinoid. In addition, among the numerous phytocannabinoids, cannabichromene (CBC), cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabinol (CBN) have important therapeutic effects. The chemical structure […]

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