Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is a form of brain injury caused by oxygen deprivation during the birth process. It can cause sensorimotor and cognitive impairments including physical and intellectual disability.

Migraine

Migraine is a chronic neurological disorder that is mostly characterized by severe headaches and aura.

Tourette's

Tourette's Syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder that is marked by a collection of motor- and vocal tics. Tourette's is inherited and is believed to result from dysfunctional cortical and subcortical regions in the brain.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is one of the diseases where a therapeutic role for cannabinoids has been investigated for a long time.

OCD

OCD is an anxiety disorder characterised by the obsessive urge for repetitive behaviour.

Stroke

A stroke is marked by reduced blood flow to the brain. This reduction can be due to a blocked blood vessle (ischaemia) or a ruptured blood vessle (aneurism). Either way, as a result (part of) the brain is deprived of oxygen and nutrients which in turn causes neuronal degradation and cognitive decline.

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.

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.

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.

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.