Can cannabis be helpful in controlling seizures? This has been a pertinent question throughout the years and numerous studies and researches have been conducted to prove the worth of medical marijuana.
Now, there is evidence whether marijuana can be helpful in treating epilepsy and control seizures, also in difficult to control conditions like Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) in children and adults as well as Dravet syndrome in children.
An 11-year-old boy suffering from epilepsy, who became the first patient with the condition to be prescribed cannabis oil and began treatment in the United States in 2016, has been seizure-free for 300 days since being under the treatment. Earlier he used to suffer from potentially 30 fatal seizures a month, his mother Charlotte said, the Independent reported Thursday.
Billy Caldwell, whose intractable epilepsy meant he was unable to get help through medication or diet, started receiving the medical marijuana treatment in the U.S. and then