There is more and more being written on the medical attributes of CBD and it’s connection to medical marijuana. For many, it is good news for their health.
Those who embrace marijuana for the euphoric effects, CBD is of no interest. Pot users want the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) compound.
CBD, Cannabidiol Is Promising
There are some patients finding relief because of THC, but that is not where science is going with the medical uses of marijuana. The CBD (cannabidiol) is a promising treatment for a number of health issues.
The Washington Post reported on Jackson Leyden, a healthy active boy who, shortly after turning eight years old, began to have seizures. Fifty hospital stays and 20 doctors later, Jackson began receiving CBD rich marijuana. The substance is legal where the Leyden’s live.
It was reported that within only a few days, his seizures stopped. A few months later, he stopped taking other meds.
The report followed Jackson, and while he still has seizures, a couple a week, they are down from 200. He continues to receive treatments using drops to avoid lung issues. Dosages are easier to manage as well. [Continue Reading]