Study: Cannabinoids May Treat Symptoms of MS, ALS, Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases

A study published recently in the International Journal of High Risk Behavior and Addiction, and published online by thecannabinoids U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids may treat the symptoms of a large variety of neurodegernative diseases including multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

“The aim of this review is to highlight the role of endocannabinoid system in neurodegenerative diseases”, claims the abstract of the study, which researchers call “a critical analysis of the most recent data currently present in scientific literature on the subject; a qualitative synthesis of only the most significant articles has been performed.”

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Cannabis May Treat Primary Symptom of Parkinson’s Disease, According to New Study

A new study being published in the October issue of the journal Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry has foundFEAT_MedicalMarijuana_potLeaf_99807060 that cannabinoids – compounds found in cannabis – can help to improve muscle rigidity (a “freezing” of the muscles), one of the primary symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, and may slow the progression of the disease.

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New Study: Cannabis May Reverse Symptoms of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

A new study funded by the National Institute for Translational Medicine, and published in last month’s issue of the journal Molecular Neurobiology, hascannabisisnotpot found that cannabis may treat, as well as reverse the symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

According to researchers; “Our findings support the potential of cannabidiol in reversing cognitive decline and its clinical use in treating neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease.”

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