Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Symptoms of a seizure can include temporary confusion, a staring spell, uncontrolled jerking of arms and legs, loss of consciousness, and sudden rapid eye movement.
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*Current research does not guarantee that cannabinoids will cure any condition. However, a growing body of ongoing studies does suggest that these cannabinoids could offer treatment potential for a variety of physical and mental conditions.