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Application of medical cannabis in patients with central nerve system disorders

Abstract

Lidia Kotuła, Alicja Petniak, Ewa Kołodziej, Magdalena Amarowicz, Marcin Urbańczuk, Katarzyna Schab, Paulina Gil-Kulik, Jolanta Karwat, Jarosław Kotuła, Paulina Mulawka, Dominika Mulawka, Janusz Kocki

Cannabis sativa is an annual plant in the Cannabaceae family, species of the genus Cannabis. Cannabis contains active elements, including Δ9-tetrahydrocanabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Neurological disorders are typically associated with neurodegeneration. It means that there is no causal treatment. Usually we can only modulate disease. It is very necessary to patients to reduce pain sensation or excessive muscle tension. The paper contains a description of therapeutic possibilities treatment of cannabis in neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Tourette syndrome and spasticity

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