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Cannabidiol for Seizures

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Marijuana is now known to be the wonder herb that has potential to address a good number of medical conditions, and the new addition to that list is the Dravet Syndrome, which is usually observed in young children. What is Dravet Syndrome? Dravet Syndrome is a rare genetic dysfunction in the brain. Children affected by this condition will have a developmental disability, to a certain degree. Before 1989, this syndrome was known as epilepsy with polymorphic seizures or Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI). Dravet Syndrome often begins when the babies are around six months old. According to Linda Laux, MD, from Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, the seizures in Dravet Syndrome are difficult to control, and...