Study demonstrates the short-term effects of marijuana on human motivation.
CBD blocks the ability of THC to overstimulate the ERK pathway in the hippocampus, preventing negative side effects associated with cannabis use.
Cannabis reduces the severity of symptoms by more than half in the short-term for people suffering from PTSD. Using cannabis reduces recurring thoughts of a traumatic event by 62%, flashbacks by 51%, irritability by 67%, and anxiety by 57% for those with PTSD. However, the reduction of symptoms is not permanent.
Cannabis terpenes, the part of the plant which provides aroma and flavor, may provide therapeutic benefits in controlling pain, a new study reports.
Results from a phase 3 study reveal Cannabidiol (CBD) cuts seizures by almost 50% in children with Dravet syndrome.
Genetic testing can help identify children at risk of epilepsy, in addition to identifying new genetic mutations associated with the condition. Using CBD based medications can also help reduce seizures in children with epilepsy.
Brain and fetal development damage caused by exposure to CBD and THC are very similar defects seen in fetal alcohol syndrome.
Dogs with epilepsy who received cannabidiol as part of a clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures.
CBD, which is a major phytocannabinoid constituent of cannabis, has already shown to have anti-epileptic, anti-anxiety, and anti-psychotic effects. The image is in the public domain.
A new study reveals CBD oil significantly improves seizure frequency and other symptoms in people with treatment resistant epilepsy.