Alzheimer’s Disease: Can CBD Help?

By |2019-04-18T18:55:03-06:00April 3rd, 2019|CBD and Alzheimer's, CBD and Mental Health, CBD NEWS, CBD Oil|0 Comments

Of all the potential issues that come with getting older, one of the most terrifying to consider is neural degradation, specifically Alzheimer’s disease. A mental condition in which memory and cognitive ability slowly fail to the point of an inability to function autonomously, Alzheimer’s disease is an unfortunate reality for an overwhelming amount of the populace. Recent studies indicate that 5.7 million Americans are currently living with the disease, with 1 in 10 seniors over the age of 65 being affected. Changes in motor and memory function and even personality can be scary for both the patient and their friends and family, and the lack of any cure or even a specific designated cause add to the terror of the disease. How can Alzheimer’s patients be helped? With so many being affected so much, it is natural to turn to any and all medication for aid, which is where CBD oil is introduced. Derived from the marijuana plant but lacking any THC (or the psychotropic properties it causes), CBD oil is currently working [...]