Israeli hospital reports first case of cannabis withdrawal causing seizures

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A hospital in the Israeli port city of Ashdod, has documented the first-ever report of cannabis withdrawal causing seizures in a human being. Weed withdrawal: More than half of people using medical cannabis for pain experience withdrawal symptoms Smoking too much weed? Common treatments for cannabis withdrawal can include cognitive behavioural therapy or medications to treat symptoms such as anxiety or sleeplessness. Regardless, medical cannabis users wishing to cease or make changes to their medication regime should consult their physician before making any decisions. The man’s case is said to be the first time that cannabis withdrawal-related seizures have been reported.

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A hospital in the Israeli port city of Ashdod, has documented the first-ever report of cannabis withdrawal causing seizures in a human being.

Physicians at Samson Assuta Ashdod Hospital reported that the patient, an unnamed man in his 50s, was a frequent visitor to the emergency department over a period of several months, due to suffering from confusion, restlessness, and seizures.

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