Category «Alzheimer»

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. Many don’t like how they feel on all the meds they take to manage their anxiety, sleeplessness, depression and the flashbacks Alzheimer’s. “There’s just a few medications on the market that work, and even …

Scientists Say Marijuana could hold the key to treating Alzheimer’s but drug laws stand in the way,

Cannabinoids can help remove dangerous dementia proteins from brain cells, researchers say Chemicals found in cannabis could be used to help treat dementia, early studies have shown – but further research into the findings is being stymied by restrictive drug laws, said scientists. Cannabinoids like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can aid the removal of dangerous dementia proteins from brain …

Alzheimer’s Disease Complications

Part 1 of 4: Overview Alzheimer’s Disease Complications Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. It typically results in issues with memory, cognitive abilities, and general behavior. Symptoms can be difficult to manage and sometimes interfere with daily life. There is currently no cure for AD. Certain complications can be difficult to …

The Symptoms and Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s develops gradually, with mental changes becoming observable between the ages of 40 and 60 years of age (although cases of earlier onset exist). The duration of the disease is typically between two and eight years (Kaufman). The common symptoms that arise during this time include(taken fromKaufman): Early Symptoms memory defects mood changes apathy agitation …

Honey and Alzheimer’s natural treatment

Lots of people are searching for Alzheimer’s natural treatment and wonder about honey’s effect on it. Many alternative medicine practitioners say that honey helps in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. As a healthy product with no side-effects, it’s very easy to recommend it. In fact, being so full of good nutrients it can only help, no matter the condition. But …