Study: Brain Stimulation Reduces Marijuana Use By 60% In Schizophrenia Patients With Cannabis Use Disorder
Although not often spoken about in this era of marijuana legalization, chronic cannabis use is known to have caused cannabis use disorder.
Both high and low-frequency cannabis users were six times more likely to develop this brain disorder than those who never ingested cannabis.
Cannabis and psychosis have long been linked, even if the connection is not understood. A new study sheds some light on the issue.
Antipsychotic medications are usually prescribed in order to taper the disorder's symptoms. However, these medications have a long list of side effects.
Government restrictions on scientific cannabis research means that many of its effects, both positive and negative, remain unknown.
For the over 16 million Americans with depression, many are seeking alternative remedies to alleviate their symptoms and turning to marijuana.
CBD holds promise for treating psychosis in patients who suffer from schizophrenia.
Canadian scientists tried to answer that question by determining if an individual’s genetic makeup could determine how they’d respond to THC.
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