Epilepsy & Seizures
There is no single ratio or strain that’s right for everyone. A person’s sensitivity to THC is a key factor in determining the appropriate ratio and dosage of CBD-rich medicine. You need to find the combination of CBD and THC that works best for you.
CBDA, CBD’s raw botanical counterpart, shows promise as a therapeutic compound for treating cancer, anxiety, epilepsy, and treatment-resistant nausea and vomiting.
Cannabis is like a drugstore in one preparation. Dr. Russo fills us in on the latest advances in cannabinoid medicine - acid cannabinoids, cannabigerol, and the global CBD phenomenon.
November 1, 2018, was a day for celebration. With one stroke, the British government finally cast aside years of outdated dogma, moving ‘Cannabis Based Medicinal Products’ from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2. Unfortunately, a year has passed and only a handful of patients have actually been prescribed cannabis.
Polypharmacy - the use of five or more medications on a daily basis - is a modern-day health crisis. Could cannabis be the safer alternative prescribers and patients are looking for?
A recent publication described aspects of the interaction between CBD and clobazam but they’re a little late to the game
The use of cannabis as medicine for animals has been getting a lot attention in the medical, scientific, and pet owning communities. One of the potential uses showing the most promise is in the treatment of seizures. Does it work as well for pets as it does for people?
Who Is Using CBD and Why?
Despite the huge public interest in CBD products, and an endless stream of media stoking that fire, there have been limited efforts to figure out exactly how and why people are using this darling compound of the cannabis world.
A recent study from pharmacologists at the University of Minnesota examined how eating a meal affects the absorption of CBD.
Although cannabinoids have shown promise for epilepsy in general, Epidiolex is only approved for two kinds of childhood epilepsy. But this may be more a reflection of the FDA’s drug approval process than of the conditions for which CBD helps.