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 [...]

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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 [...]

Menopause and Cannabinoids

At some point over the age of 40, fertility decreases for most women. This process is completely normal. However, this phase of upheaval and hormonal change can be marked by massive physical complaints such as mood swings, hot flashes, and sleep disturbances. In some cases, this has a considerable impact on the quality of life [...]

Understanding Cannabinoids’ Psychoactive and Psychotropic Effects

In recent years, there has been a growing medical interest in cannabis plants in order to further understand the whole composition and the effects that each substance can produce in our bodies.  So far, the most studied cannabinoids are THC and CBD, but they are just two of the thousands of compounds found in [...]

Lung cancer: medical cannabis as a therapy option

Bronchial carcinoma is the most common cause of cancer death in men after prostate cancer and colon cancer and the second most common cause of cancer death in women after breast cancer and colon cancer. Medical cannabis can be used in chemo/radiation therapy to help alleviate the side effects. In addition, interesting in vitro studies [...]

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 [...]

Multiple sclerosis: treatment with medical cannabis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common neurological diseases. It usually occurs between the ages of 20 and 40 and has a relapsing course. The symptoms are manifold. Although standard therapies can reduce the frequency and duration of relapses, common drug therapies are not free of severe side effects. Medicinal cannabis may be [...]

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