I may need some of this stuff because I'm always forgetting something. A new study is showing that CBD could help with Alzheimer's!
From Fox 54:
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A new research collaboration between the Dental College of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia is investigating the affect CBD can have on reducing plaque in the brain of Alzheimer's patients. Based of their previous studies, researchers found that CBD can have beneficial effects on inflammatory reactions in the body; and that Alzheimer's is a neuro-inflammatory disease.
"Alzheimer's is one of the main causes, it is the main cause of dementia," says Immunologist Dr. Babak Baban.
When plaque is over-produced in the brain, microglial cells are in charge of cleaning it up. But health experts say that, for an unknown reason, that's different for Alzheimer's patients.
"In Alzheimer's patients, for some reason we don't know yet, we don't understand why these cells don't do their job properly."
Researchers discovered in this trial that in mice who have been genetically altered to show symptoms of Alzheimer's, CBD normalized levels and functions; improving brain cognition.