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by AlexisSchaffer
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Marijuana as a treatment for Alzheimer's?
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Re: Marijuana as a treatment for Alzheimer's?

floramaria wrote:I imagine all of my “brain trash” being taken out while I am in deep sleep.


Maybe I need some too, then, lol!
by AlexisSchaffer
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Marijuana as a treatment for Alzheimer's?
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Re: Marijuana as a treatment for Alzheimer's?

I believe that sleep is an important concern in AD prevention and treatment. Sleep expert Matthew Walker has said in many interviews that THC inhibits dreaming, which he says is detrimental. On CBD, I’ve heard him say that while there is not enough scientific evidence to endorse CBD use, if it help...
by AlexisSchaffer
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Marijuana as a treatment for Alzheimer's?
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Re: Marijuana as a treatment for Alzheimer's?

There are some studies suggesting that there may be a positive effect, see the wiki Cannabinoids, Cannabidiol (CBD), THC, HEMP, Marijuana, Cannabis but from how I read it, the research is far from conclusive, research into marijuana for medical application is restricted due to it's illegal nature i...
by AlexisSchaffer
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Marijuana as a treatment for Alzheimer's?
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Marijuana as a treatment for Alzheimer's?

Here's a quote by Dr. Gary Wank, neuroscientist : “They were reporting on their blog that as low as one puff a day was enough to help the people handle some of their pain,” Dr. Wenk said. “So, what we found, essentially, is that very low doses on a daily basis seemed to reduce brain inflammation. An...
by AlexisSchaffer
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New to forum - geriatric nurse
Replies: 7
Views: 1276

Re: New to forum - geriatric nurse

Today I am on this site alot, so I happened to see that you had replied to my message. If you want to be sure that someone finds out that you replied to them, incorporating some or all of that person's post triggers their getting a notification that they have been quoted. You do that by clicking on...
by AlexisSchaffer
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New to forum - geriatric nurse
Replies: 7
Views: 1276

Re: New to forum - geriatric nurse

Floramaria, thanks for the kind words. My mom hasn't had any expression of Alzheimer's symptoms so far, but she's in her early sixties, so she's still young. My mom's diet is currently high fat, moderate protein, and low carb diet. She read the book "Grain brain" by David Perlmutter and th...
by AlexisSchaffer
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New to forum - geriatric nurse
Replies: 7
Views: 1276

New to forum - geriatric nurse

Hello everyone! My name's Alexis and I'm a geriatric nurse living in North Carolina. My grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's when I was a young girl, perhaps eight or nine, and I saw how badly it affected my family - especially my mom. A few years later I learned that it actually runs in the f...

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