In this group We can have have an open discussion about the use of cannabis as an anti-anticonvulsant
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Started by Dustin Revere. Last reply by Summer Herbert Mar 14.
Has anyone else found cannabis as a treatment for epilepsy?Continue
I smoke about once a month, usualy in the evening. The benefit that I notice is that it relaxes me and I seem to obtain a more restful sleep. The negetives that i have noticed is the posability of weight gain, but I am able to control that, and if i wait too late to indulge, it can have what almost a slight hangover effect. I know you don't get a hangover from smoking marijuna, but sometimes I do wake up feeling kind of slugish for a short time. I smoked as a young man then did not partake for over 20 years. I don't drink or smoke marijuana socialy, my alcohol intake is probably less than 10 drinks a year, and as i said earlier i use marijuana about once a month. I think it should be legalized. as a matter of fact i wish they had found a way to legalize it in order to discourage the use of alcohol. Someone near and dear to me is alcoholic. I don't know if they will be able to beat that deamon before it puts them in the ground. I have never seen a marijuanaholic.
Agreed with Filippo. If cannabis has any benefits for anybody, it should be allowed freely. That man can outlaw a plant is insanity.
I think it can be very helpful and beneficial for some.
~ But then again not for others and not for all~l! One
more thing though, it should be legalized & monitored
correctly just as they do with beer, wine & alcohol!
Time to stop this Cannabis stigma & get on with it!
I recently read an article on some research the British had been doing with cannabis which talked about the CBD component having anti-seizure effects, but also made a statement that the THC can actually cause seizures. I think the last part of that statement is just government hype. I have been an epileptic for my entire life, and had only had 6 Grand Mal seizures in 61 years up to 2010. The last of my seizures before 2010 was in 1991, 19 years seizure free. Over 40 of my 63 years and during all of the last 19 seizure free years, I was a relatively regular user of Cannabis (Hey I was a Rock Musician and it was always around!) and never had it cause a seizure in me obviously or I would not have been seizure free for 19 years.
YES!! its not the cannabis that helps its the chemical called CBD. It is the non psyco active part of the cannabis plant that helps stimulate parts of the brain. for some reason it has lowered the amount of seizures he has.
Medically, it has been shown to relieve convulsion, inflammation, anxiety, and nausea, as well as inhibit cancer cell growth. Recent studies have shown cannabidiol to be as effective as atypical antipsychotics in treating schizophrenia. Studies have also shown that it may relieve symptoms of dystonia.
I 100% agree that it helps.
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