Epilepsy is a chronic spectrum condition varying in severity and type of seizure on an individual basis and is the fourth most common neurological disorder according to the Epilepsy Foundation.
The Official Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy, Epilepsia, conducted a study aiming to provide evidence of cannabidiols therapeutic actions as an anti-convulsant.
The hippocampus is a hub in the brain for the exchange of information, and seizures can occur when this exchange is disrupted.
CBD can regulate this function to support its anticonvulsant actions.
NMDA glutamate receptors within nerve cells play a major role in memory and learning, cannabinoids may have a distinct site of interaction on these receptors and act to protect neurons and glial cells.