Stroke is the second leading cause of death and a major cause of disability worldwide classified as ischemic stroke or hemorrhagic stroke. Elevated blood pressure is the highest risk factor, and death and disability is high.
Improvements in prevention, acute treatment, and neurorehabilitation have led to a substantial decrease in the burden of stroke over the past 30 years. Traumatic brain injury is trauma to one or several parts of the Brain. Like any trauma it is primarily produced in four ways: by mechanical forces (gunshot, knife, explosion), radiation sources (excessive sunlight, ionizing radiation), temperature (freezing, heat) and chemical sources (toxins).
Discover the impact of Alzheimer’s on the body, including an overview of neurodegeneration and the phases of the ailment. Explore the potential benefits of CBD and THC in slowing the disease’s progression and the best practices to initiate a treatment regimen for different methods of consumption.
We provide initial dosage recommendations for CBD and ratio tinctures available at dispensaries. This includes guidance on dosing for edibles, patches, and topicals, spacing between pharmaceutical drugs to minimize adverse effects and interactions, discussing the use of CBD and cannabis-based medicines with your healthcare providers, and integrating holistic medical approaches for natural healing.
Cannabinoids for stroke or head injury are studied due to their nature as neuroprotective antioxidants capable of modulating excessive glutamate and other neurotransmitters and increasing blood flow.
Preclinical research shows CB1 antagonists coupled with CB2 agonists reduced inflammation and increased blood flow during occlusion.