Accumulating evidence suggests that cannabis-based medications, particularly CBD-rich preparations that enhance the brain’s inhibitory signaling, may be a potential autism treatment.

It’s a lot easier to treat a disorder that has a known cause than one that doesn’t.

Unfortunately, there is no one cause for autism, which makes it difficult to engineer targeted medications.

Instead, a variety of factors contribute to the development of autism: genetic mutations, environmental factors (e.g., pesticides, prenatal drug exposure, parental age) or a combination.

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Josh Kaplan ~ Leafly.com

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