Epilepsy & Seizures

Epilepsy & Seizures

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder. Symptoms of a seizure can include temporary confusion, a staring spell, uncontrolled jerking of arms and legs, loss of consciousness, and sudden rapid eye movement. Seizures are a symptom of epilepsy, but not all people who have seizures have epilepsy.

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A study from the University of Alabama’s CBD program looked at the use of CBD for seizures in patients with brain tumors.
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Adult epileptics turn to THC when CBD falls short.
Girl hooked up to electrodes
In this excerpt from "Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey" neuroscientist David E. Presti discusses runaway excitation and its role in epilepsy.

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