International Epilepsy Day Special: CBD for Epilepsy

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As it’s International Epilepsy Day, we here at Leafwell thought to write a post on the use of cannabinoids for epilepsy. The past few years have seen a huge surge in interest in using cannabis – in particular, the cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD) – for epilepsy.

Cannabidiol and Epilepsy Meta-Analysis

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How often have we heard, “More research is needed,” from those who would prefer to see no change in policies that should be informed by science? From climate denial to cannabis prohibition, the demand for absolute scientific certainty is a call for inaction.

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Cannabidiol and Epilepsy Meta-Analysis

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How often have we heard, “More research is needed,” from those who would prefer to see no change in policies that should be informed by science? From climate denial to cannabis prohibition, the demand for absolute scientific certainty is a call for inaction.

Epilepsy, Cannabis And The Newest Research

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Epilepsy, Cannabis And The Newest Research. In a new study, researchers found that an autoantibody, which works against the body, seems to be responsible for causing epilepsy in some patients. . The post Epilepsy, Cannabis And The Newest Research appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

Medical Marijuana And Epilepsy: All You Need To Know

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Can medical marijuana treat epilepsy? This is an important question that needs to be thoroughly explored by any patient or carer of a person with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a serious medical condition that can be dangerous if not properly treated. Can MMJ benefit people with epilepsy?

When CBD Isn't Enough to Treat Epilepsy

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At night you might find Chelsea Leyland, a 31-year-old British celebrity DJ , juggling beats at a flashy Miami party while rocking a Simone Rocha dress that complements her honey-hued hair and brown eyes.

Alexis Bortell, Epilepsy and the Fight to Legalize Cannabis

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Alexis suffers from Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a rare, treatment-resistant form of epilepsy. Patient Stories dravet dravet syndrome epilepsy Lenox-Gastaut syndrome patient rights Patient stories

Why CBD is Dangerous For Seizures and Epilepsy

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The post Why CBD is Dangerous For Seizures and Epilepsy appeared first on Nature's Way Medicine ®. Alternative Medicine cannabis cbd education medical marijuana medicine patient care Science-Based Medicine seizures Skepticism dangerous epilepsy

Epidiolex CBD Epilepsy Drug Receives Approval in Europe

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GW Pharmaceuticals created the medication after studies showed surprising success treating severe childhood epilepsy, specifically Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome and Dravet Syndrome. The post Epidiolex CBD Epilepsy Drug Receives Approval in Europe appeared first on WeedAdvisor.

How Medical Marijuana Treats Epilepsy

Otherside Farms

One area which is now widely talked about is how marijuana treats epilepsy. Marijuana in treatment of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological condition which causes one to have seizures. The use of marijuana in epilepsy has been there for a long time.

How CBD May Be Able To Help Your Dog’s Epilepsy

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How CBD May Be Able To Help Your Dog’s Epilepsy. Epilepsy was one of the first conditions researched when veterinarians started looking into the effects of cannabis on man’s best friend. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News CBD dogs Epilepsy pets seizures

GW suffers major blow as US sinks bid to patent cannabinoids for epilepsy

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British firm GW Pharmaceuticals is licking its wounds after US judges tossed out its attempt to patent multiple cannabinoids for epilepsy treatment following an eight-year battle.

Huge Win for Epilepsy Patient as D.C. Lifts Ban on Medical Marijuana in Schools

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This is the case with an 11-year-old epilepsy patient, whose plight was the catalyst for D.C.’s Zoey Carty has a sever case of frontal lobe epilepsy, leading to several seizures per day. The post Huge Win for Epilepsy Patient as D.C. Epilepsy Medical Cannabis Medical Marijuana

How CBD Provides A Brighter Future For Children With Epilepsy

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Continue reading How CBD Provides A Brighter Future For Children With Epilepsy at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX CBD EpilepsyWhile families struggle to understand the risks and benefits of THC, some are moving to try CBD or cannabidiol.

CBD, Autism and Epilepsy – What you Need to Know

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ASD and Epilepsy. There is a strong link between ASD and epilepsy. In fact, research shows that about 32% of people who suffer from epilepsy are also on the autistic spectrum, and likewise, 20-30% of children on the autistic spectrum develop epilepsy. CBD and Epilepsy.

CBD And Genetic Testing Provide Hope For ‘Intractable’ Epilepsy In Children

The Fresh Toast

CBD derivatives have been shown to be effective in reducing seizures, but it was not until last year that the FDA approved a CBD drug for childhood epilepsy, called Epidiolex. Continue reading CBD And Genetic Testing Provide Hope For ‘Intractable’ Epilepsy In Children at The Fresh Toast.

How CBD May Be Able To Help Your Dog’s Epilepsy

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How CBD May Be Able To Help Your Dog’s Epilepsy Pet Behavior Science journal published a study this year that showed CBD treatment might be able to help dogs suffering from the symptoms of epilepsy, including seizures. The post How CBD May Be Able To Help Your Dog’s Epilepsy appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Featured Medical Marijuana News CBD dogs Epilepsy pets

GW’s Cannabis-Based Epilepsy Drug Set For European Approval

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Last year, the drug became the first cannabis-based medicine to be approved in the United States after regulators permitted the treatment for two other forms of childhood epilepsy and the US Drug Enforcement Administration labelled the drug as having a low abuse potential.

Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis: Is Cannabis a Nootropic that Boosts the Brain?

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Epilepsy families angry at lack of access to medicinal cannabis

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Families of children with epilepsy say they are devastated after being denied prescriptions for medicinal cannabis. People who suffer from conditions such as epilepsy and multiple sclerosis have long claimed that cannabis-based products can help manage their conditions. Two families of children with epilepsy spoke of their distress at being refused prescriptions. One of those is Prof Hannah C**k, from St George’s Hospital who specialises in epilepsy treatment.

When CBD Isn't Enough to Treat Epilepsy

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At night you might find Chelsea Leyland, a 31-year-old British actress and celebrity DJ , juggling beats at a flashy Miami party while rocking a Simone Rocha dress that complements her honey-hued hair and brown eyes.

FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Drug For Use On Kids In Clinical Trials

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Federal regulators have approved two clinical studies testing whether a marijuana-based epilepsy drug may help prevent seizures among epileptic children. Source: FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Drug For Use On Kids In Clinical Trials.

“Cannabis Saved My Child’s Life” – Maddie & Hydrocephalus

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Patient Stories childhood epilepsy dravet syndrome epilepsy hydrocephalus Lenox-Gastaut syndrome patient rights Patient storiesMaddie suffers from hydrocephalus, which is a buildup of fluid in the brain’s cavities (ventricles), ultimately causing an increase in the size of the ventricles and cranial pressure. Left untreated, hydrocephalus can cause brain damage and is fatal. Symptoms include headaches, being sick, blurred vision and difficulty walking.

Brain Awareness Week: CBD and the Brain

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Cannabis Science alzheimer's disease anxiety bipolar disorder brain trauma chronic pain depression epilepsy medical marijuana migraine multiple sclerosis parkinson's disease schizophrenia stroke TBI trigeminal neuralgiaCannabidiol (CBD) is still a big mystery in many ways.

Specialist Doctors Launch Sapphire Medical Clinic, UK’s First Medicinal Cannabis Clinic to Treat Full Range of Health Issues Including Childhood Epilepsy

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It has been widely reported in the media that parents with children suffering from intractable epilepsy continue to experience difficulties in securing prescriptions for medical cannabis products containing THC.

Thailand: Press Release Thailand Govt Pharma Organization “Pharmaceutical Organization, Department of Medical Cooperation, Research on Medical Marijuana Extracts For cancer patients with neurodegenerative epilepsy And nervous pain”

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The Pharmaceutical Organization, Department of Medical Affairs, signed a joint research on standard quality medical marijuana extracts for patients with chemo-allergic cancer, epilepsy, muscle contraction in patients with deteriorating nerve sheaths.

NHS approves CBD drugs for the first time

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Health epilepsy multiple sclerosis United KingdomIn a landmark decision, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has approved two CBD drugs for the first time. The post NHS approves CBD drugs for the first time appeared first on Leafly.

Ava Barry: the Young Girl with a Cannabis Licence

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Ava Barry is only 8 years old, and suffers from a rare, extremely debilitating form of epilepsy named Dravet syndrome. Patient Stories dravet syndrome epilepsy Lenox-Gastaut syndrome patient rights Patient stories

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Everything Canadians need to know about CBD

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Canada Strains & products anxiety cbd chronic pain dosing epilepsy insomnia pain seizures sleep THCLearn everything you need to know about CBD in Canada, from emerging science to specific health applications, to laws around possession, use, and more.

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam Continues His Cannabis Research 

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Anti-Inflammatory Cannabinoids Cannabis Science CBD Epilepsy Research THC cbd CBD Research Raphael Mechoulam THCARaphael Mechoulam has continued his cannabis research and made discoveries that help to create an understanding of the benefits of the cannabis plant. .

Alfie Dingley: the Right to Access Medical Cannabis in the UK

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Both suffer from Dravet, a severe form of epilepsy that can cause tens to hundreds of seizures per day – up to 150 per month in Alfie’s case. Patient Stories epilepsy Marijuana Laws patient rights Patient stories

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CannEpil™ — The first product from MGC Pharma

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CannEpil™ is CBD-based medication that is used as a treatment for people with refractory epilepsy. We have been working hard testing the effects of CBD on patients with epilepsy, with our advisory team, Professor Uri Kramer and Professor David Neubauer, for the past two years.

Top 5 Tips When Using CBD Oil For Alzheimer’s And Dementia

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Tremors are a common symptom associated with Parkinson’s disease, and CBD’s neuroprotective property, which include reducing the severity of seizures for people with epilepsy, is thought to reduce the severity of tremors in some patients.

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You Should Reconsider Using Store-Bought CBD To Treat Seizures

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In patients with rare forms of epilepsy, artisanal CBD increased seizures while pharmaceutical CBD caused seizure reduction. Cannabis Medical Marijuana News RX CBD Dravet syndrome Epilepsy FDA Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Israeli Study Shows Marijuana May Relieve Autism Symptoms

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Meet the Creators of Separating the Strains

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I’m a DJ by night and a Cannabis/Epilepsy activist by day. This project has become a real obsession so anything about me will always end up with a conversation about cannabis and/or epilepsy. We both live with epilepsy, and hers is more severe.

Kristin & Shelby – Fighting Dravet Syndrome

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Patient Stories dravet syndrome epilepsy hydrocephalus Lenox-Gastaut syndrome patient rights Patient stories“I saw a change almost immediately. I can’t even explain … I can’t even describe it, but it was … It was like a light started coming back into her eyes.” This is how Kristin Wilcox describes the effect a cannabis-infused drug given to her daughter, Shelby Mathews, during a clinical trial on cannabinoids for Dravet Syndrome.