Asperger syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder which belongs to the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as of 2013. According to CDC, 1 in 59 children are affected by ASD.
Though there are numerous studies on autism and it is getting more and more attention in the media, not much progress has been made in terms of understanding what causes it. For now it is certain there is no cure, but research suggests there are some things which can alleviate the condition. For instance, cannabis.
In this article we’ll explore the benefits and the healing potential of medical marijuana for Aspergers patients.
What is Asperger’s?
Asperger’s syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder first described in 1944, a year after the first diagnosis of autism. Hans Asperger, an Austrian pediatrician, described a pattern of behavior similar to autism. The only difference was higher intellectual capacity…