has a role to play in Alzheimer's
YES! It certainly does.
Cannabis can play a big role in boosting cognitive function and lowering Alzheimer's risk.
As it relates to cognitive function and Alzheimer’s, there are numerous indirect and direct benefits of using cannabis (and more are currently being researched).
Indirectly, cannabis can help boost brain health by:
relieving stress and anxiety
improving mental clarity
boosting focus and
Directly, cannabis carries properties that actually PROTECT NERVE CELLS!!
These benefits are greatest when the whole plant (or whole plant extract) is used, on account of the entourage effect.
Cannabis contains cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids, which work synergistically to provide indirect and direct health benefits!
I’m a Holistic Cannabis Practitioner and I educate my clients on the endocannabinoid system, its role in balancing the body, the benefits of cannabis and how to use it as part of a holistic approach to improving brain health.
If you are interested in learning how cannabis can complement nutritional and lifestyle modifications to improve brain health, let's talk :).