CBD and ALS

Peer-reviewed studies into the potential effects of Cannabidiol and ALS

On this page, CBD and ALS, you will find research pertaining to the use of Cannabidiol and Cannabinoids and its possible effects on ALS. The information below is not meant to influence your opinion, but rather give you access to a wealth of scientific literature in an attempt to make and educated and informed choice. Click Here to see all of the conditions that have been researched alongside CBD and ALS. If you have any questions pertaining to the research, please email us at info@hempicated.com.

Cannabis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Hypothetical and Practical Applications, and a Call for Clinical Trials

From the abstract:

Preclinical data indicate that cannabis has powerful antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective effects. … Based on the currently available scientific data it is reasonable to think that cannabis might significantly slow the progression of ALS, potentially extending life expectancy and substantially reducing the overall burden of the disease.

Medical Cannabis Helps ALS Patient Outlive her Own Doctors

From the article:

In 1986m she was given 3-5 years to live according to her neurologist. Nearly 3 decades later, she is still alive and living with ALS… ‘I’ve outlived 5 support groups and 4 neurologists’… Mrs. Jordan began using Cannabis from a Florida grower to treat her ALS in the late 80’s

Self-medication with cannabidiol oil in a patient with primary lateral sclerosis

From the abstract:

In this case report we present a 40-year-old male patient with primary lateral sclerosis who used cannabidiol oil as therapy.

Neurological Aspects of Medical Use of Cannabidiol

From the abstract:

Pre-clinical evidence largely shows that CBD can produce beneficial effects in [Alzeimer’s disease], [Parkinson’s diseases] and [multiple sclerosis] patients… (and) antiepileptic activity is supported by recent clinical studies in human epileptic subjects resistant to standard antiepileptic drugs…