Over the years those with Autism and their families have either experimented with cannabis or have done much research to show their interest in its powers to help with the illness. Those with Autism qualify for medical marijuana treatment in Mississippi. Those with Autism can use medical marijuana to help relieve memory issues, lessen seizures, and reduce overall inflammation, especially in the brain.
Like other neurological diseases, THC and CBD work in the body of those diagnosed with Autism to help the cells in the brain function better, making life easier. Cannabis works with cell receptors in the brain by either increasing or decreasing neuron excitability, depending on which kind of neuron a cannabinoid binds to. When CB2 receptors are activated in the body, it can decrease inflammation in the digestive system. The CB1 receptor can also relieve memory issues and relieve seizures. Many of those with Epilepsy and other seizure disorders can find relief with medical marijuana and report decreased seizures.