Iowa Parents Struggle to Find Doctors to Recommend Cannabidiol

October 15, 2019 08:00:34

Cannabidiol (CBD) has quickly surfaced as one of the most versatile and effective medical treatments around. From simple ailments such as pain and inflammation to severe conditions such as diabetes and epilepsy, CBD has proven to be effective at managing a variety of disorders. Despite the plethora of anecdotal evidence on the efficacy of CBD, there has been limited scientific research on the matter, and due to this, medical professionals have been slow to recommend the product to their patients.

Amber Nelson, a mother from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been struggling to find help for her autistic son. She says that they have tried alternative treatments for the young boy, Dominic, but he is highly aggressive and has a tough time with transition. She and other Iowa parents have been struggling to find local doctors who approve of medical CBD. Finding help for Dominic has not been easy, she says. She’s even tried a patch of medication, and some doctors also recommended…


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