Medical Cannabis and Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Medical cannabis has been found to be useful in the management of Anxiety, Depression, and Insomnia, all of which are commonly expressed in people with ASD. This means that cannabis-based medicines may be a useful option for symptom management where traditional treatments have failed.
Furthermore, there is growing evidence to suggest that medical cannabis is able to influence neural messaged in people with ASD, potentially helping to reduce some difficult-to-manage expressions of autism.
Our specialist physicians are experienced in assessing individual cases and helping to determine whether medical cannabis could be an effective option.