Research has found that cannabis can help someone who suffers from seizures. CBD or cannabidiol is shown to help control seizures. The drug Epidiolex has been, derived from CBD. Roundabout 54% of participants in a 12-week test of patients using Epidiolex showed a decrease in their seizures. There are a number of other types of antiepileptic drug therapies, surgical interventions, and ketogenic diets available, but some young patients do not find success in them. Therefore, many are turning to medical cannabis for help and relief. In animal studies already in 1970, it was found that CBD has anticonvulsant properties.