My Dad has been on the Cannabis oil now for about two weeks, and we have upped his dose every four days as recommended. On the whole, he seems to be tolerating it pretty well, but some days he seems very dazed and slow, you’ll ask him a question, and he’ll stare blankly at you for a few seconds then answer in a very quiet, slow voice. He is also a bit unsteady on his feet and feels a bit dizzy. I am assuming it’s just that he is high, but I just wanted some reassurance that this is all normal. He also finds unfunny things hilarious which is great because he seems happy and getting ‘the giggles’ must be one of the better side effects you can get!
I worried that his liver is struggling. He has cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer which is what we are treating him for, and in the past, he has had funny episodes where he has acted very similarly to this. At the time the Dr put it down to water infections and the symptoms went away but having done my own research, the symptoms he was displaying are common in people with poor liver function as the liver isn’t ridding the body of toxins properly and they can build up in your body and cause you to act strangely.
So my worry was that his liver is struggling with the Cannabis oil (is that likely) or maybe with the toxins being released from the breakdown of his cancer. Does anyone have any thoughts on this? As I said, just looking for a bit of reassurance really that this is all normal and that we are doing the right thing continuing with the oil.