Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease characterized by bone and muscle pain, multisensorial hypersensitivity, sleep disorders and tiredness. Since cannabinoids show analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, they show potential to be used to treat fibromyalgia symptoms.

Psychosis and Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that affects around 1% of the worldwide population. It causes psychotic behaviors, social and emotional disruptions and different cognitive impairments.

The causes of the disease are still not clear but studies show that both genetic and environmental factors have an effect on it.

Epilepsy

cannabinoids have excellent therapeutic potential for the treatment of epilepsy. In the brain, the endocannabinoid system tends to keep neuronal activity wihtin acceptable boundaries.

PTSD

Posttraumatic stress disorder is considered a mental disorder caused after traumatic experiences like traffic accidents, violent circumstances, rape, warfare, etc. Typical symptoms include anxiety, nightmares, flashbacks and trauma-related cues.

Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by inability to sleep or sleeping less time than desired. The endocannabinoid system plays a role in sleep processes and medical cannabis users already reported benefits of cannabis use to sleep.

Pain

pain is a very good target for therapeutic cannabinoids.

Parkinson's

Parkinson's Disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system marked by accelerated degeneration of dopamine-producing neurons in the Substantia Nigra in the brain.

Typical symptoms of Parkinson's Disease , such as (intentional) tremor, rigidity and slowness of movement are mostly ascribed to degenerating Substantia Nigra neurons.

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease and the main cause of dementia. Main common symptoms of dementia are related with memory but other cognitive processes are affected during the development of the disease.

ADHD

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterised by loss of attention and impulsive behaviour.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is described as a sensation of hearing sounds without any external source. This sensation can be similar to hear ringing, clicking, hissing or other sounds.