An Overview Of Alzheimer’s Disease and Medical Marijuana

An Overview Of Alzheimer’s Studies with Cannabis

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease caused by the buildup in the brain of extracellular plaques (made of a proteinacious material called amyloid) and intracellular tangles (made up of tau protein). These processes lead to destruction of brain cells and, subsequently, to severe dementia (i.e.