Weed may be able to slow Alzheimer’s decline.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the active ingredient in marijuana.
Some studies have suggested that marijuana use could potentially slow the progress of Alzheimer’s disease.
Amyloid plaques are what kill brain cells and cause Alzheimer’s.
THC appears to slow the formation of amyloid plaques by blocking the enzyme in the brain that makes them.