The well-known and widely used drugs to treat anxiety and sleep disorders are benzodiazepines. They are effective and safe if used for a short period of time. However, their long-term use can not only cause dependence, but, particularly, in older people can lead to brain health issues.

Recent review of the existing studies highlighted that both high (daily/near daily) and low (> 2 times a week) frequency cannabis young users were 6 times more likely to develop schizophrenia compared to those who had never used cannabis. However, not all compounds of cannabis have such disasterious results on the mental health. A recent […]