Epilepsy awareness concept. Brain and encephalography in epilepsy patient during seizure attack, 3D illustration in purple color - Illustration 28/03/2019

Severe Epilepsy and CBD: An FDA-Approved Treatment That Delivers Results

In June 2018, the FDA approved prescription use of CBD oil for the treatment of seizures caused by two rare, yet severe forms of epilepsy — Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome — in patients two years of age or older. Children with these conditions can experience fifty to seventy-five seizures a day despite taking multiple prescription medications. Since younger children with these two forms of epilepsy don’t always respond well to seizure medicine, British-based company GW Pharmaceuticals took it upon itself to research and test CBD as an alternative. Epidiolex... Read More