Malaria and Medical Cannabis

Malaria (swamp fever) is the world's most common infectious disease caused by parasites, affecting over 200 million people worldwide. There are several malaria pathogens that are spread in different areas. The World Health Organisation (WHO) distinguishes the following areas: Areas without a malaria risk: Europe, Australia, North America, Sri Lanka Areas with a low risk [...]

Tourette’s syndrome: treatment with medical cannabis

People with Tourette's syndrome cannot control the symptoms (tics) of their condition, so they might say obscene words, make grimaces or blink wildly. The level of suffering is usually very high. There is still no adequate treatment available today. At best, the symptoms can be relieved somewhat. However, treatment with medical cannabis can be [...]

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and medical cannabis

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - ALS for short - is a rare and incurable nerve disease. The disease became the focus of public attention mainly due to the physicist Stephen Hawking, who died in March 2018. In ALS, the motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord die off continuously. Motoneurons are nerve cells that are [...]

Diabetes mellitus and medical cannabis

More than 422 million people worldwide suffer from "diabetes mellitus". Unfavourable nutritional and lifestyle habits in particular have made diabetes a disease birthed by civilisation. Diabetics have a pathological disorder involving their sugar metabolism. Their blood sugar levels are then permanently elevated. A distinction is made between type 1 diabetes mellitus and type 2 [...]

Bipolar disorder and medical cannabis

Bipolar disorder is a frequently occurring psychiatric illness classified as an affective disorder. It is characterized by depressive and manic mood swings. There are either manic phases with an exaggerated euphoria, in which sufferers are euphoric, overactive or irritable, or depressive phases. Both phases can range in their degree of severity. Only in rare cases [...]

Medical cannabis therapy for asthma

According to the Global Asthma Report 2018, more than 339 million people worldwide suffer from bronchial asthma. About 250,000 people die of this chronic disease, although this could be avoided by adequate therapy. Studies on the therapeutic potential of cannabis as a medicine for respiratory diseases have been going on since the 1970s. It [...]

ADHS: Are cannabinoids beneficial?

Attention deficit hyperactivity syndrome (ADHD) causes considerable stress for the children and adolescents affected, their families as well as their social environment. The disorder often persists into adulthood. Many adult ADHD patients report that cannabis therapy helps them to cope better with everyday life, as the treatment makes them more concentrated, calmer and more focused. [...]

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Restless Legs Syndrome: Medical cannabis as a therapy option

People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) complain of a strong urge to move their legs at night. Mostly also about tingling and aching legs. This is known as restless legs syndrome (RLS), a frequently occurring neurological disease. The study situation regarding the therapy with medical cannabis for movement disorders is not yet clear. However, the [...]

Acne – can medical cannabis help?

Pimples and blackheads are familiar to most young people. Acne is the most common skin disease worldwide: about 85% of people suffer from it at some point in their lives. In more than half of them the skin disease only has a slight course. However, 40% of those affected experience such severe symptoms that they [...]

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Dravet Syndrome: Help with medical cannabis

Dravet syndrome is a rare and severe form of epilepsy that develops in children. The disease is very difficult to treat, as antiepileptic drugs usually do not show sufficient improvement. However, studies have shown that CBD can reduce and reduce seizures. It also seems to increase the life expectancy of those affected and help [...]

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