CB2 Receptors Help Treat Alzheimers, Dementia and M.S, New Study Finds

By | August 11th, 2015|Categories: Alzheimers, Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis|

CB2 Receptors Help Treat Alzheimers, Dementia and M.S Traditional endocannabinoid biochemistry holds that there are two main endocannabinoid receptors while others exist as candidates. The two most studied cannabinoid receptors in the human body are the CB1 and CB2 receptors. Customarily, we are taught that CB1 receptors are located within the central nervous system (CNS) [...]

Cannabis Fights Neurodegenerative Disorders, as Explained by Dr. Rasmussen

By | July 8th, 2015|Categories: A.L.S, Alzheimers, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's|

While examining the pro-pot and cannabis-cons from the World Congress on Pain, a certain expert physician quipped that one of the biggest drawbacks to recommending cannabis was that it causes neurodegeneration with chronic use. Well, where’s the evidence? I’m not convinced that he’s right. I have seen plenty of research showing that the cannabinoids actually protect [...]

5 Studies that Show Cannabis May Prevent Alzheimers

By | April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Alzheimers|

Recent studies have indicated that Alzheimers is now the 4th biggest fear amongst the UK public, after Cancer, Debt and Knife Crime. This is an indication of the severity of a disease which results in nearly 500,000 deaths worldwide every year. Accounting for around 70% of dementia cases, Alzheimers’ most common symptom is short term [...]

Cannabis may slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease.

By | January 26th, 2015|Categories: Alzheimers, Uncategorized|

Medical marijuana advocates in Maine are trying to spread the word about a recent study indicating the drug may slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer's Disease. The Gelassen family of Portland says it works. Allen Gelassen is a pretty happy guy despite living with Alzheimer's. "I always have a problem (remembering) day-to-day,"said Gelassen, "But [...]

Alzheimer’s Worthy Adversary: Cannabis

By | December 4th, 2014|Categories: Alzheimers|

Even if you haven’t been following medical marijuana news, you probably heard that marijuana can have some mind blowing effects on patients suffering from debilitating conditions, one of them being Alzheimer’s disease. […]