Medical studies published in the world’s top medical journals have shown that cannabidiol (CBD) can be used to reduce the effects of cognitive decline caused by conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Cannabis products have exploded in popularity since the government legalized hemp-based CBD for over-the-counter use. One reason it’s so popular is because cannabis can treat pain, even severe pain in some cases, in a way that isn’t addictive like opioids.
Debbie Wilson: The Journey Back from Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia, with a Side of Disappearing Diabetes
“In 2013, I had been diagnosed with dementia, and I could tell I was disappearing. I couldn’t even remember how to make myself coffee—or tell you how I take that cup of coffee.”
Marijuana vs Pain Killers: America is Experiencing a Prescription Pain Killer Epidemic – So Why Isn’t Cannabis a More Widely Recommended Alternative?
There are compelling reasons to get patients who are addicted to, or require treatment with long term use of, opioids off them altogether if possible.
Findings demonstrate that patients had clinically important improvements in pain, sleep quality and SGIC (Subject Global Impression of Change) of the severity of their condition are obtained with THC/CBD spray.