Researchers concluded: “We suggest that CBD may be a more effective and safe choice for managing behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.”
“[The] patient’s behavior rapidly improved” following THC treatment and he was eventually discharged from in-patient treatment to home care.
Investigators reported “marked improvements” in patients’ symptoms over the course of the trial.
“Patients in the investigational group experienced a significantly greater reduction in sleep disturbances, and in agitation and aggression,” researchers concluded.
Researchers concluded, “In the absence of clear evidence-based treatments for these symptoms, use of CBD may be useful in improving symptoms among these patients.”
Geneva, Switzerland: The daily administration of plant-derived extracts containing a two-to-one ratio of CBD to…
The administration of liquid cannabis extracts containing THC is associated with the mitigation of various symptoms of Alzheimer’s related agitation and dementia.
The administration of liquid cannabis extracts containing THC is associated with the mitigation of various symptoms of Alzheimer’s-related agitation and dementia, according to observational trial data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Investigators concluded, “Adding medical cannabis oil to Alzheimer’s disease patients pharmacotherapy is safe and a promising treatment option.”