Epilepsy is a neurological disorder affecting all age ranges, and conventional drugs often fail to provide effective relief from frequent seizures. Cannabis - especially CBD - offers a promising path that is prompting new research, prodded by some heartwarming successes.
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Epilepsy & Cannabis
Cannabis and its derivatives have been documented for anti-epileptic effects since 1881. Today, the promise of cannabidiol (CBD) as an anti-epileptic treatment is prompting people to move to states that have safe access to medicinal products containing this compound.
Earlier this year, the American Epilepsy Society published the results of one of the most important and conclusive cannabis research studies ever done. Explore the truth about CBD for Epilepsy
Epilepsy & Behavior recently published a new study titled "Efficacy of artisanal preparations of cannabidiol for the treatment of epilepsy," and it found that...
According to a new Australian study published by the journal Epilepsy Behavior, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, a vast majority of those who use marijuana to treat epilepsy (including parents who administer it to their children) find success in doing so. For the study; “Epilepsy Action Australia conducted an Australian … Continue reading
Guest writer Johnny Hughes, from Ireland, has kindly agreed to give us his take on Cannabis and the various day to day issues we all face with this herb. This is the first in a series of articles where Johnny will dissect Cannabis and it’s relation to other aspects of life including parenting, moderation and…
Bonni Goldstein, MD, spoke to 120 serious, devoted, desperate, courageous parents in Milpitas, CA, on the subject of CBD and Pediatric Epilepsy. “There’s a lot on the internet that’s opinion,” she said, “I’m here to give you the facts.”
The use of cannabis and cannabis oil for epilepsy and seizures is among the most well-documented medical cases.
More than 2.3 million Americans live with epilepsy, a neurological condition that involves recurring seizures. …
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