News: CBD more effective for epilepsy after prolonged therapy

It is known that CBD can help in the treatment of epileptic seizures. A recent American study shows that the effectiveness of the cannabinoid becomes stronger after a longer period of therapy. Both the frequency and the severity of epileptic seizures decrease significantly in the second year of treatment.  CBD reduces epilepsy seizures The study […]

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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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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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News: Survey – Cannabis more often a substitute for other medicines

Many diseases such as depression, pain or epilepsy are treated with established prescription drugs. However the complaints are often insufficiently alleviated or side effects occur. A Danish survey shows that cannabis can replace other medicines with better efficacy and tolerability: many of the participants were able to discontinue other medicines or reduce the dose. Painkillers, […]

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News: Medical cannabis can help with autism spectrum disorders

Cannabis medications containing cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidivarin (CBDV) can reduce the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders. CBD and CBDV improved the balance of excitatory and depressant neurotransmitters in the brain which is dysregulated in autistic individuals. These are the findings of a team of researchers from Brazil. Autism Spectrum Disorders – What is […]

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Cannabinoids for spasticity

Patients with neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) or cerebral palsy often suffer from spastic movement disorders. Spasticity is characterised by increased muscle tension (muscle tone) and involuntary muscle spasms. The cause is damage to motor nerve pathways of the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord) which are responsible for the voluntary movement of […]

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