Cannabis For The Treatment Of Schizophrenia And Psychosis

The effects of cannabis on our mind is a hotly debated topic on which experts fail to give clear answers. As well as studies on cannabis use and intelligence. Instead, what is certain is that cannabinoids would be decisive in the fight against certain diseases related to mind, such as schizophrenia and psychosis, as well as help protect the brain by helping to prevent brain damage.


In a study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, researchers in the Netherlands and the UK have considered 66 previous studies of CBD and psychosis, and have concluded that the compound offers a number of advantages over current drugs. The authors point out that the CBD, unlike the vast majority of drugs, seems to have no obvious side effects and no lethal dose. And other evidence, including studies on animals and human patients, support its effectiveness as antipsychotic.

While a drug based on "purified" CBD can improve symptoms of schizophrenia and reduce the side effects of antipsychotics when used together is currently being tested. GW Pharmaceuticals, the only company that owns the license for the cultivation of cannabis in the United Kingdom, announced in March that it has begun the second phase of clinical trials on the drug.

As there are many diseases in which cannabis can be used as a therapy, if your doctor prescribed you medical cannabis, you can find many variesties in our stores

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