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"Suddenly I can sleep": How Cannabis helps the elderly

Elderly patients are treated with medical cannabis

Elderly patients treated with medical cannabis show an improvement in their health, decreased drug intake, elevated mood, better sleep, and appetite for food and life in general. We talked with some of them, who are being treated at the Neamdik clinic, which specializes in treating cannabis for the elderly. Out of about 35 1,000 medical cannabis patients in Israel, ...

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Less prescription drugs in countries with medical cannabis

Cannabis vs. Medications

In the shadow of the opioids epidemic that is circulating in the United States, two new studies have been published to examine the difference in the amount of prescriptions for opioid analgesics given to the elderly and those requiring social-government insurance programs among countries with access to medical cannabis and those who do not. By: Meitar Dror ...

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Cannabidiol (CBD) for the treatment of schizophrenia

Cannabis CBD

Another study found that the CBD molecule, one of the most important active components of cannabis, can be effective in treating the symptoms of schizophrenia and in cognitive impairment as a result of the disease. By: Matan Vanunu For decades, the complex relationship between cannabis and schizophrenia has been debated. During ...

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The spring of youth: Cannabis slows the aging of the brain

Adult Cannabis

Studies show that cannabis compounds can slow the aging of brain cells, improve memory capabilities, and cause regression in the physiological aging processes of brain cells. Small doses of cannabis have also been shown to be effective in treating many old-age injuries. In the near future, the treatment of cannabis may cause a breakthrough ...

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Prof. Meshulam examined: How Cannabis Affects 65 + Children

An old man laughs Cannabis

Almost 94 of the adult cannabis patients reported an improvement in their condition, as well as a sharp decrease in the intensity of the pain. 18% have reduced or completely discontinued the use of pain medications. Thus, a new study conducted by Prof. Rafael Meshulam in the 2,700 trial in Israel. New statistical research ...

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"I was saved because of the cannabis." This is how the submarine diver recovered from a cancerous tumor in his brain

Yehuda Haber and the brain tumor

The amazing story of the Kishon submarine diver, who was informed by the doctors that he had only a few months left to live and instead of chemotherapy decided to treat himself with special cannabis oil. The experts were also shocked that after a few weeks the cancerous tumor in his brain shrunk by 40%, until he disappeared completely. Yehuda Haber, ...

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Dementia sufferers are needed for cannabis research

Cannabis oil Avidkel Tikkun Olam

Although the Health Ministry's procedures do not entitle dementia sufferers with a medical cannabis license, 60 or older people with dementia can participate in a new study that will receive the license in an exceptional manner. The study was conducted by Dr. Vered Haramush at Laniado Hospital with the help of Avidkel Cannabis oil ...

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