Cannabidiol could help cut seizures by half in children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, an extremely severe form of epilepsy, researchers report.
A new study reports a 39 to 46% reduction in seizures in children with Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome when given CBD based treatments.
According to researchers, Cannabidiol, an active compound in cannabis plants, could help to alleviate cognitive impairment in people with schizophrenia.
A cannabis derivative reduced seizure frequency by 39% in patients with Dravet syndrome.
Children with drug-resistant epilepsy may find relief with the help of medical cannabis oil that contains both CBD and lose dose THC. The oil, which contains 95% CBD and 5% THC, can reduce or prevent epileptic seizures in those with epileptic encephalopathy.
A new study reports a single dose of the cannabis extract CBD can help reduce brain function abnormalities in those with psychosis. The findings provide evidence of how cannabidiol acts in the brain to help reduce psychotic symptoms.
People who used while dried cannabis flowers or cannabis with higher levels of THC had the greatest analgesic response to pain. Those who used CBD reported lower levels of pain relief.
People with OCD reported a reduction in the symptoms within four hours of smoking cannabis, a new study reports.