Hemp seed oil containing CBD and THC in fixed quantities are beneficial in alleviating and even ending seizures in children. Research suggests that it is helpful for even drug-resistant epileptic attacks.
Scientists from the University of Saskatchewan performed this study. It appears in the Frontiers in Neurology. Children’s Hospital Foundation by Jim Pattinson provided financial aid for the study.
Children who have severe attacks of epilepsy do experience better life quality with a low dosage of medical hemp oil. The researchers analyzed the effects of the oil with a carefully thought ratio. It included CBD with 95 percent purity and rest of the percentage with tetra hydra cannabidiol.
They kept the bigger percentage of CBD and a smaller one of THC in the regimen
Scientists made this composition with the aid of scientific evidence. They also fixed a specific amount of the THC. The team found no intoxicating effects of the THC on using plant extracts with CBD enrichment. In the study, three out of seven children did not show any signs of seizures after using the seed oil regimen.
Most of the positive effects of using hemp seed oil were quite drastic. Some of the children were able to communicate with their families for the first time efficiently. Whereas, some children who were not able to talk or crawl were able to do so after the doses. They felt connected to their families and other loved ones.
Children with epileptic encephalopathy suffer from frequent seizures the most
Many studies have suggested cannabis items with cannabidiol to be efficient in providing aid to control epileptic seizures in children. These children include ones having epileptic encephalopathy, a congenital and severe epilepsy type.
However, most of the children do not have access to cannabis products because of a lack of knowledge. Most physicians are unaware of the required dose for the patients. Moreover, the presence of THC in the regimen makes some health care workers dubious of it.
What did the study suggest?
The study suggested that most children showed a significant alleviation in their seizures upon the daily dosage of CBD. The total dosage consisted of 5 to 6 mg of cannabis extract per kg of the weight of the child daily. Scientists also tested a dose increment to 10 to 12 mg/kg daily. They noted a dramatic alleviation in the seizures in more than half of the population under study.
The scientists realize that they have taken an important step in paving the way for a scientific answer to find treatment for epileptic seizures. There is a need to find the perfect dose and composition of the product. While administering this product, physicians will also need to monitor levels of CBD and THC in the children’s bloodstreams.
The children did not respond to multiple anti-convulsant medicines. The failure of the medication in these children motivated the scientists to find potential ways to alleviate the symptoms.
This research is a ray of hope for patients who show resistance to the drugs for epilepsy. However, there is a need for more research to apply this regimen on a vast scale.
NuggMD offered Free camp to Veterans for Medical Marijuana Assessment
NuggMD, the nation’s leading cannabis market for telemedicine provided free online medical marijuana tests to Oklahoma’s veterans on Monday, 11th Nov. This service was accessible by showing a valid ID as a proof of service.
The Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder of NuggMD Alex Milligan said “None of us would enjoy the freedom and prosperity that we do today without our brave veterans. We are offering completely free medical marijuana evaluations to Oklahoma’s veterans this Monday in humble thanks for their service and sacrifice.”
Since the launch in 2016, NuggMD’s affiliated physicians have provided medical marijuana evaluations to nearly half a million patients in California, Nevada and New York. NuggMD officially launched in Oklahoma in 2019 and they are soon planning to expand nationwide.
Co-Founder Kam Babazade said: “The past seven weeks in Oklahoma have been amazing, response to our telemedicine services have far exceeded our expectations, and we’re very excited to see what 2020 will bring for the Midwest.”
Patients can complete the evaluation process with their new physician from home by using NuggMD’s video-enabled telemedicine platform. The evaluations are made easy for disabled or patients who are unable to travel by providing live chat feature. The evaluation can be done through the patient’s smartphone or computer.
NuggMD is the country’s top medical cannabis technology programme. They encourage access to doctors who give medicinal cannabis assessments in California, New York, Nevada and Oklahoma. NuggMD’s patients get their cannabis assessments totally online from the protection and solace of their own home. Since 2016, NuggMD has helped about a large portion of a million medical cannabis patients with the assessment procedure, advancing their main goal to improve personal satisfaction through cannabis.
Popular Cannabis Dispensary Launches in Palm Springs
Lighthouse with its grand opening in the Palm Springs becomes the pioneer in bringing cannabis products in the Riverside County. Now residents and tourists and visitors in the area can have a nice time indulging themselves in cannabis delight.
With the upcoming 2019 holiday season and the Palm Springs Pride, the company offers a bunch of luxurious dispensaries within the mesmerizing vicinity of Palm Springs in California. The first location for this company was in the Coachella Valley.
The company Lighthouse is offering clients and medical patients with a huge variety of cannabis products in California. Not only the retail store has consumable products, you can also find cannabis accessories from there.
The organization is aimed at educating people about different uses and strains of cannabis and wants to make the cannabis for the culture approach in California knowledgeable for adult consumers.
With cooperation of many popular cannabis enthusiasts in the field, the cannabis company in the West Coast is coming with an objective to destigmatize cannabis consumption and bring out more of its positive value among people, especially medical patients who can get directly or indirectly benefitted from cannabis strains of certain types.
Lighthouse Dispensary houses certain famous and trendy cannabis products for its customers and patients such as Marley Natural, Sunday Goods, Candescent, Papa and Barkley, Care by Design, PLUS, CRU, and the list goes on.
With every new product range finding its way to the shelves of the dispensary, the variety gets even more exciting.
Ranging from edibles to topicals, flowers to anxiety relieving oils, the Lighthouse has it all. While we are talking about it, it has not forgotten your beloved pets as well.
There is something for everyone in the store – of course, those who are legally allowed to consume cannabis (no pun intended for millennials).
Till now, you can find top health and fitness cannabis products from the company as one of their specialties.
Not only you can get the products of your choice, but the carefully arranged health and wellness products serve educationally positive as well for the customers.
With more social settings like consumption lounges, outdoor patios, coffee shops, and event spaces, you can find a wide range of efforts that drive I a positive manner towards accentuating more knowledge about cannabis.
The focus is on many advantages of cannabis consumption that also includes educational classes, discussions, interactive gatherings, and much more.
Co-owner, Joseph Rubin is quite positive about the future of the next Lighthouse branch in the Palm Springs after Coachella Valley. He is “thrilled” and have further plans for “additional locations” in other popular Californian sites like Los Angeles, Massachusetts, and the Golden Gate Bridge city.
The owner is hopeful that with the spread of more knowledge through this project will open considerable number of doors in the market. Moreover, there is time to debunk all the myths relating to cannabis consumption through positive education and more engagement with the clients.
Is Cannabis A Hero For Women With Menstrual Problems?
Over 75% of menstruating women become a victim of PMS worldwide. The root cause of this condition is not under human knowledge yet. However, most people believe it is due to the hormonal changes at that time of the month. The symptoms differ from person to person and can go up to 150 different PMS symptoms.
How is CBD beneficial for curing PMS?
World Health Organization has labeled cannabidiol to be safe for medical purposes and has only mild side effects at the very best. The hemp derivative product has less than 0.3 percent THC, which means it will not intoxicate the user. Due to this factor, CBD is legal all over the US.
Using CBD daily for PMS is quite convenient, go with the recommended dosage on the product and then gradually increase the dose until relief. Experiencing fatigue or diarrhea as side effects can indicate too much intake of the product.
Cannabidiol can be helpful in offering relief to women having mild to moderate PMS symptoms. Due to variation in the effects of product use in each woman, the efficiency depends on the types of symptoms. These symptoms are variable with each month. Consequently, each woman can have different results for every cycle.
Can CBD cure different PMS symptoms?
Mood swing is the biggest problem when talking about PMS. A typical mood swing would involve anxiety, frustration, and even depression.
In 2014, a research analysis put forward the proof that supported CBD usage for depression. Researchers suggest that CBD has an antidepressant effect. However, scientists have found these results through animal studies. Therefore, there is a need to do research on humans to study the effects of cannabis on mental health clearly.
Another review in 2015 suggested the positive influence of CBD oil for managing anxiety in humans. It has suggested that besides anxiety, CBD can help in social anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder, and more.
Sleep apnea and insomnia are common problems in PMS and make sleeping difficult.
The constant fatigue and irritation can lead to a dreadful day ahead. To counter these problems, CBD provides good relief against the fuss and help in improving the quality of sleep. However, these are evidence-based on animal studies.
Nausea in PMS
Nausea and emesis are common symptoms of PMS, and CBD is helpful in addressing these problems in an efficient manner. In 2011, a study revealed that CBD could manipulate the endocannabinoid system in humans and provide relief from nausea and vomiting. The study appears in the British Journal of Pharmacology.
Acne problems in PMS
Another problem that women face during PMS is their skin breaking out. This is highly disturbing as the irritating acne damages their skin to the most. However, CBD comes to the rescue in this situation as well. Its anti-inflammatory properties alleviate inflammation and redness in the skin.
Moreover, the antioxidants present in the compound help fight off bacterial infection, thus decreasing acne.
In short, CBD has proved to be beneficial for dealing with PMS in a variety of ways. However, there is a dire need for more research on both the condition and the potential cure.
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