Israeli Cannabis Study and Autism Efforts

There is a Israel cannabis study and Autism efforts. The number of children that have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has dramatically increased. Anecdotal evidence is convincing that cannabis, and its extracts, CBD oils, helped autism symptoms. Israel is on the cutting edge of cannabis research in many medical areas, now including ASD.

Israeli Research results

The research results were that the aim of the study was to characterize the epidemiology of ASD patients. Autism patients would receive medical cannabis treatment and describe its safety and effectiveness. The data collected was part of the treatment program of 188 ASD patients treated with medical cannabis between 2015 and 2017. The treatment in majority of the patients was based on cannabis oil containing 30% CBD and 1.5% THC. After 6 months, the primary interest of the research was to do a symptoms inventory, patient global assessment and side effects list. This information was collected and analyzed by structured questionnaires. After six months of treatment 82.4% of patients were in active treatment and 60.0% have been assessed; 28 patients reported a significant improvement, 50 moderate, 6 slight and 8 had no change in their condition. Also, twenty-three patients experienced at least one side effect; the most common was restlessness.

So, it turns out, that cannabis is well tolerated for ASD patients. In addition, it was a safe and effective option to relieve symptoms associated with ASD, like seizures, tics, depression and rage attacks. Look at other Last Chance Asylum articles.

Read the study

Read the Israeli cannabis study and Autism efforts. This is important research. Autism (ASD) should be researched. More can be done to support cannabis research. Do your research and support the legalization of cannabis in your State or Country. Learn to grow your own cannabis. Support private cultivation.

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