420 with CNW – Benefits of Marijuana to People with Traumatic Brain Injury

September 24, 2019 03:20:55

Traumatic brain injury is a condition that is more common than most people care to admit. Research estimates that two million-plus people visit the ER each year with cases related to TBI. These cases occur from events such as car accidents, falls and physical attacks, and they result in minor concussion or severe traumatic brain injury. Fifty percent of the TBI injuries are connected to falls by children between the ages of 1-14 years and old folks over the age of 60. The World Health Organization lists TBI among the leading causes of death in young children.

To understand how people with TBI can benefit from using marijuana, we must first understand what traumatic brain injury means. Traumatic Brain Injury is the damage to the brain which is attributed to an external force. TBI can lead to premature death or permanent disability. TBI, like concussion, is most evident among football players and war veterans. Individuals suffering from TBI display symptoms such as dizziness, headaches, nausea, speech difficulties, difficulties controlling their…


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