Epilepsy is characterized as a central nervous system disorder with uncontrollable twitching of the arms or legs and/or seizures. The Epilepsy Foundation has stated 1 – 26 Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. Convention treatment is medications and sometimes surgery.
The University of South Florida (USF Health) found extremely low levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol or most famously THC, may slow or halt progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
These low doses reduce the production of amyloid beta, found in a soluble form in most aging brains and prevent abnormal accumulation of this protein. Additionally, it also selectively enhanced mitochondrial function needed to help supply energy, transmit signals and maintain a healthy brain.
Medical Marijuana (or also known as Cannabis) might not be for you. That’s okay, I understand. However, if you are considering “Voting Yes” to Pro Cannabis, here are a few things you might want to consider first.