There are no universally effective medication approaches to ADHD, and other forms of psychological treatment will remain part of the multi-pronged approach to its treatment. Cannabis may not be THE answer, but there are promising indications it may be part of it….

Stimulant medications – which have “paradoxical effects” in calming the symptoms in young people are hardly side-effect free, but there are also cautions in adding medical cannabis as a treatment option (or replacing stimulants altogether in some cases), cautions which apply especially for ADHD in childhood and adolescence, but also in adults to some degree.

This article has a balanced discussion of the issues involved, the findings to date, the variables to weigh, and where further research should focus.

Recommended reading.

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