Cannabis for Neurological Conditions
Cannabis: a health perspective and research agenda
Cannabidiol’s anti-seizure properties help alleviate the symptoms of epilepsy, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Neurodegenerative diseases are associated with several conditions related to progressive neuronal loss. CBD oil has shown some potential for the treatment of Lou Gehrig’s, Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body Disease, and Parkinson’s, some of the more common neurodegenerative conditions.
How Medical Cannabis Helps Patients
The most common use for medical marijuana in the United States is for pain control. While marijuana isn’t strong enough for severe pain (for example, post-surgical pain or a broken bone), it is quite effective for the chronic pain that plagues millions of Americans, especially as they age.