Sunday, November 8, 2015

Cannabis may be More Effective for ADHD than Known Prescription

Cannabis may be More Effective for ADHD 


Researchers in Germany say Cannabis may treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) better than the popular drug Adderall.


Scientists studied 30 patients with ADHD who had minimal success with Adderall or Ritalin, another popular ADHD drug. After using medical cannabis, all 30 participants reported “improved concentration and sleep” and “reduced impulsivity.” At the end of the study, 22 of the subjects decided to ditch the pharmaceuticals they’d been taking for their symptoms and stick with medical marijuana

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