Cannabis May Protect The Aging Brain, Say Experts

ALZHEIMER’S  HEALTH  PARKINSON’S (Photo: Isabella Bello/Flickr) New research from a pair of neurologists at the University of Dublin claims cannabis could be the key to fighting disorders of the aging brain. As the brain gets older, it becomes more susceptible to degenerative disorders like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Although different areas of the brain are affected, what underlies both conditions is the progressive death of brain … Continue reading Cannabis May Protect The Aging Brain, Say Experts

Alzheimer’s Prevention Starts with Marijuana, According to British Journal

LONDON — A paper published by the British Journal of Pharmacology suggests that the chemical compounds inmarijuana likely prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and age-related dementia. Chronic brain inflammation, oxidative stress, and intra-cellular dysfunction are the primary reasons why people develop these debilitating neurological diseases. The study found that both THC and CBD (the primary chemical compounds found in marijuana) … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Prevention Starts with Marijuana, According to British Journal