huntington

Chorea Huntington and medical cannabis

The neurodegenerative disease Chorea Huntington is relatively rare, with five to ten cases per 100,000 people in Europe. Although medical cannabis cannot cure the disease, it can alleviate various symptoms such as movement disorders. Chorea Huntington is a hereditary disease. The gene responsible for the disease is located on the arm of chromosome 4, which […]

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epidermolysis

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and medical cannabis

The rare skin disease epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is characterized by unusual blistering of the skin. Children with EB are called “butterfly children” because the skin is as delicate and fragile as a butterfly wing. Only about two to three out of 100,000 people are affected by the disease. The cause is hereditary, the genes that […]

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endometriosis

Endometriosis and the endocannabinoid system

Endometriosis – this means for the affected women severe pain and abdominal cramps, painful periods and pain during sexual intercourse. The disease is very stressful and often leads to other complaints such as insomnia and depressive moods. Can cannabis help as a medicine? Endometriosis – what is it? According to estimates two to ten percent […]

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Cannabinoide for anorexia and cachexia

Serious diseases such as cancer, chronic infections or autoimmune diseases deplete the body and cause weight loss. Therefore experts also speak of consumptive diseases. Medical cannabis is known for its appetite-increasing effect. Studies show that cannabinoids can be an important option in the treatment of anorexia and cachexia in cancer and HIV patients. Cachexia and […]

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Sleep disorders: Efficacy of cannabinoids

Not being able to rest in the evening, brooding, wallowing, waking up in the night and not being able to get back to sleep – insomnia is a serious problem for many people. Anyone who does not sleep well at times feels tired, unfocused and less able to perform during the day. If the sleep […]

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Migraine and medical cannabis

In the world, at least 1 adult in every 7 suffer from migraines. It is a neurological disease that recurs at irregular intervals and is very stressful for those affected. While some people only have a migraine attack once or twice a year, others have it several times a month. Several studies have shown that […]

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Sleep apnoea: Can THC support the treatment?

Sleep apnoea is a sleep-related breathing disorder that can have immense health consequences. Not only do those affected suffer from severe daytime fatigue due to lack of sleep, but their life expectancy is also limited by cardiovascular problems and high blood pressure. In most cases, sleep apnoea syndrome is treated with a respirator, which also […]

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