MS and cannabinoids

Here are a few links to explore if you or a loved one have MS. Cannabis has been found quite helpful with symptom control and slowing down MS.
Much more research is needed.
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Multiple Sclerosis – Medical Marijuana Research Overview

Cannabis Saved My Life — Multiple Sclerosis

 

Medical Cannabis: A Complex Question

shutterstock_316097636The National Multiple Sclerosis Society in the US takes the view that the question of whether marijuana — produced from the flowering top of the hemp plant, cannabis Sativa — should be used for symptom management in MS is a complex one.

It says that there is general agreement that better therapies are needed for distressing symptoms of MS — including pain, tremor and spasticity — that may not be sufficiently relieved by available treatments. Still, there are uncertainties about the benefits of marijuana relative to its side effects.

https://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/blog/2016/06/14/medical-cannabis-has-a-role-to-play-in-ms-treatment/