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Study: Cannabis Oil is a Safe and Effective Treatment Option for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's DiseaseA study being published in the upcoming issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, and e-published ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis oil is a safe and effective treatment option for Alzheimer’s disease, which affects over 5 million U.S. citizens.

According to researchers, the objective of the study was; “To measure efficacy and safety of medical cannabis oil (MCO) containing THC as an add-on to pharmacotherapy, in relieving behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD).”

Participants of the study saw a “significant decrease” of: “Dlusions, agitation/aggression, irritability, apathy, and sleep and caregiver distress.”

The study concludes that; “Adding MCO [medical cannabis oil] to AD [Alzheimer’s disease] patients’ pharmacotherapy is safe and a promising treatment option.”

The full study can be found by clicking here.

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

3 comments

  1. Johnny DeWayne Baker

    I have had a brain trauma and they said I would never be the same. Smoked herd and no problem yet. You can’t tell me that it wasn’t the herb. Nobody has herd my story

  2. CecilereppertHuff

    Have smoked 48 years,assists in all pain, Had 5 healthy sons no issues, take GREAT notes

  3. Anonymous

    Have smoked 48 years,assists in all pain, Had 5 healthy sons no issues, take GREAT notes

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