Use of Medical Cannabis for Children: Alternative Treatment to Schizophrenia & Alzheimer's Disease

Several organizations, including the American Medical Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine, have issued statements opposed to the use of cannabis for medical treatment purposes. But medical marijuana or medical cannabis has been used across the globe to treat disease or alleviate symptoms from the disease for many years. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two medical marijuana medications in pill form, “dronabinol” and “nabilone.” These two drugs are being used to treat nausea caused by chemotherapy and increase the appetites of people with AIDS. Medical marijuana reduces nausea in people who underwent chemotherapy and help people living with HIV/AIDS.

Cannabis could potentially be used for a wide variety of conditions, from headaches to cancer. Cannabis possibly help with different kinds of pain, including neuropathic (nerve), muscle, and emotional & psychological pain – opioid-, barbiturate- and benzodiazepine. The phytocannabinoids and terpenoids substances found in cannabis, make cannabis very unique.

Medical cannabis is to be effective for different medical conditions in children, especially in infants and young children. CBD is gaining momentum in the fight against  Schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer’s is a calcium build up in the brain that leads to block the neurotransmitter’s ability. When CBD injects into an Alzheimer’s patient, it works as an agitator to break up the plaque/calcification. Once the brain stops creating more plaque and the build-up is broken down, the CBD helps restore communication between the neural synapses and also the rest of the body.

Cannabis plays the major role in schizophrenia which is a lifelong mental disorder due to impaired thinking, emotions, and behaviors affecting your brain. It is found in one percent of the general population. Cannabis helps to regulate functions such as sleep, cognition, emotion.

Cannabis can be grown in an enclosed space, almost anywhere! Do you know someone with Schizophrenia and Alzheimer diseases? Come and talk to one of our cannabis consultants for more information!!!