Neurodegeneration

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegeneration is the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons. Many neurodegenerative diseases – including ALS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Huntington’s – occur as a result of neurodegenerative processes.

Articles in Neurodegeneration

The Brain, cannabis, and the endocannabinoid system
The discovery of the endocannabinoid system has breathtaking implications for nearly every area of medicine.
Image of brain scans that looks like wallpaper
Learn more about the potential implications of cannabinoids for Alzheimer's disease, neurodegeneration, and more.
Cathy Jordan she was diagnosed with ALS in 1986. Nearly 20 years later she is still alive thanks to cannabis, her medicine of choice and necessity.
In a test of short-term memory skills, results varied by strain.

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