Epilepsy

Medical cannabis treatment is approved by the Israeli Ministry of Health in exceptional cases of Epilepsy. For adult and pediatric patients with epilepsy, suffering from severe symptoms and that aren’t responding to at least five conventional treatment options.

The treatment is adapted during training in our clinic by qualified nurses.

Research

Effects of Medical Cannabis on Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy

most of the patients (66/74, 89%) reported some reduction in seizure frequency.

Chief Researcher: Dr. Michal Zadok

Medical centers: Sheba, Sourasky, Wolfson, Assaf Harofeh, MCU MOH Israel

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A parent survey of cannabidiol-enriched cannabis use in pediatric treatment-resistant epilepsy.

Epilepsy Behav. 2013 Dec;29(3):574-7. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.08.037. Porter BE1, Jacobson C.
Department of Neurology, Stanford University, USA.
 
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24237632