Available evidence indicates cannabis can improve neurological symptoms associated with Huntington disease (HD), according to the findings of a literature review published in the Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. Researchers urge physicians to consider authorizing it for certain patients suffering from the condition. Huntington’s disease is a rare, genetic disease that causes a progressive breakdown (degeneration) of certain nerve cells within the brain. It has a broad impact on a person’s functional abilities and typically causes a variety of movement, thinking (cognitive), and psychiatric disorders.
The Leaf Online, 11/15/2020 12:17:00