Treatments that can be made with cannabis – Part 4

  •  Muscular dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is the slow degeneration of muscle mass throughout the body. Although the disease is genetic and research on the subject has not yet fully happened, a 2010 study detailing how cannabis may be beneficial for patients suffering from the disease.

  • Epilepsy

This condition of inducing seizures has been on the radar of the defenders of cannabis for years, and we are starting to see why: Multiple studies have found an association between treatment with cannabis and decrease – or even cessation – of the seizures.

  • Autism

Scientific studies – plus a considerable amount of anecdotal evidence – suggest a greater emphasis on to complete the endocannabinoid system phytocannabinoids could lead to improved treatment of autism, especially in children.

  • Lupus

This chronic inflammatory disease affects approximately 1.5 to 2 million in the United States. Although the disease has no cure, two of the most common therapeutic properties of cannabis – relief of pain and inflammation – they are effective in relieving the symptoms of lupus.

  • Malaria

Malaria is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes and can lead to everything from blockages of blood vessels to damage brain cells. While deaths related to malaria have fallen in recent years, an animal study published last year in Neurology found that treatment with CBD improves the functioning of mental rates and survival of patients infected with the disease.

  • Schizophrenia

This debilitating mental disorder can cause hallucinations, incoherent speech, social isolation and institutionalization. Despite conflicting studies and reports, many patients with schizophrenia are passed to cannabis to relieve their symptoms, and one study has shown that the endocannabinoid system has a direct involvement in mental illness.

  •  Leukemia

This dangerous form of cancer – which affects the blood and bone marrow begins – has been investigated for their possible responses to treatment with CBD and THC. Although there are still a lot of work to do on the subject, preliminary studies suggest that treatment for leukemia with cannabis has a bright future in the coming years.