The life of many patients with degenerative diseases as well as that of their closest relatives can be quite difficult. When a person is born with cerebral palsy, this condition is often accompanied by other conditions such as: difficulty swallowing and chewing food which causes it to be necessary to locate another form of feeding (by tube to the stomach), painful stools, orthopedic problems that make walking difficult and often include severe pain.
Traditional Treatments for Cerebral Palsy
There is no known cure for Cerebral Palsy, which is why it is said to be a condition; what can be done at the moment is to apply some treatments that allow a better quality of life to the affected people, such as: physiotherapy, occupational therapy, language therapy, medicines and surgery.
How Can the Cannabidiol (CBD) Help with Cerebral Palsy?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the two most important cannabinoid components in the cannabis plant; it is found in variable quantities in attention to the strain of origin. Cannabidiol acts in the endocannabinoid system of the body; It has been proven that the endocannabinoid system is involved in various physiological processes, such as the regulation of the immune system, inflammation and pain sensations.
Motivated that Cannabidiol works within our body and affects several processes, researchers have analyzed how it could be used to treat different health problems. Several symptoms of cerebral palsy are linked to the endocannabinoid system, which indicates that it could be taken into account for certain treatments.
The results that showed the studies are promising, there is an improvement in motor skills, better mood, better quality of sleep, better functioning of the intestines, etc. In particular, CBD is the compound that most attracts attention to treat cerebral palsy and other similar ailments, since it also improves blood flow.
Cannabidiol oil represents a potential therapy option whose use is increasing for many patients. The researchers suggest that it could be favorable to alleviate the symptoms of cerebral palsy a little. Cannabidiol oil is not a definitive solution, it is simply an easy-to-use aid since it can be obtained in drops, oil, or foodstuffs.
A Famous Case in Missouri
There is a very famous case in the city of Missouri - United States in which a woman named Jacqueline Patterson who was born with cerebral palsy, whose muscles on the right side of her body are less developed than those on the left side and with a severe stutter, she states that she would not be half the mother she is without the use of medical marijuana. In several YouTube videos you can clearly see its effects, and the favorable change that occurs in the way she talks after smoking cannabis. Patterson says that when she smokes, she is able to better coordinate words.
There are many testimonies of people with cerebral palsy whose lives were changed for good from the moment they decided to use marijuana to improve their quality of life.
In consideration to those people who suffer from cerebral palsy, we invite you to be an instrument of change in society through medical cannabis education, we look forward to seeing you at our next seminars in the cities of Kansas-Missouri on March 23, 2019 and in Las Vegas-Nevada on April 06.