The Benefits of Medical Marijuana in Dravet Syndrome
From ancient times, cannabis has been used to treat patients with epilepsy throughout China and Persia, and in the United States up to its prohibition in 1937. Modern science has rediscovered the usefulness of medical marijuana in combatting even previously untreatable Dravet Syndrome seizures in children and adults. Research, as well as documented anecdotal reporting, has indicated a dramatic decline in seizure incidents when patients adhere to a regular regimen containing cannabidiol (CBD), with some patients experiencing complete symptom relief. One benefit of taking the CBD form of medical marijuana is the fact that there are no psychoactive effects (users do not feel high), making it a comfortable choice for users of all ages.
CBD for Lennox Gestaut Syndrome and Common Seizures
Trials in the Neurology Department at NYU Langone Medical Center, studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine, and many other scientific research studies are consistently reaching the same conclusion: CBD improves life quality for many epilepsy patients facing common and rare seizure disorders, including children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS). The Child Neurology Foundation has produced a webinar addressing, amongst other issues, the use of medical cannabis in the treatment of epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation supports patient access to medical cannabis in consultation with the treating physician.
Should I Add Cannabis CBD Oil to My Seizure Treatment Plan?
At Desert Canna Consulting, we encourage patients and family members to review all available information regarding adding Cannabis CBD Oil as part of a comprehensive seizure treatment plan in close consultation with your medical doctor. Our expert consultants are excited to help educate patients and bridge the information gap between medical professionals and patients. Contact us to learn more about how cannabis changes lives, one patient at a time.
How Medical Marijuana Combats Seizures
As the public slowly becomes more aware of the miraculous therapeutic properties of medical marijuana’s active ingredients in treating a wide range of conditions, many patients are left with unanswered questions. We are frequently asked how cannabis works to help combat seizures and what dosage and type of products are best for use in epileptic patients. Although epilepsy can be caused by a variety of issues, including head trauma, viruses, pharmaceutical drug usage, tumors, cancer, stroke, and hormonal imbalances, the seizures themselves are a direct result of abnormal electrical discharges within the brain.
The anticonvulsant and muscle relaxant properties of cannabis address and help prevent the convulsions that epileptic patients suffer. Medical cannabis has been effective for patients suffering from a wide range of seizure types from the rarest types of epilepsy to those of unknown origin, as well as the more common types including clonic, tonic, atonic, myoclonic, grand mal, and absence seizures. We would be pleased to meet with you to provide a customized consultation to address these, as well as any other concerns you may have. At Desert Canna Consulting in Palm Desert, CA, our goal is to educate you about the benefits of cannabis and help improve the quality of your life.