Sufferers of Multiple Sclerosis have frequent episodes. It comes, wipes the floor with you, and then somehow returns you to the world. But it comes back.
Multiple sclerosis (MS), is a disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged.
This damage disrupts the ability of parts of the nervous system to transmit signals, resulting in a range of signs and symptoms, including physical, mental, and sometimes psychiatric problems. Specific symptoms can include double vision, blindness in one eye, muscle weakness and trouble with sensation or coordination. It takes several forms, with new symptoms either occurring in isolated attacks (relapsing forms) or building up over time (progressive forms). Between attacks, symptoms may disappear completely; however, permanent neurological problems often remain, especially as the disease advances.
There is no known cure for multiple sclerosis. Treatments attempt to improve function after an attack and prevent new attacks. Medications used to treat MS, while modestly effective, can have side effects and be poorly tolerated. Physical therapy can help with people’s ability to function. Many people pursue alternative treatments.
Cannabis clearly offers significant therapeutic benefits.
There’s is clear cut consensus amongst scientists and doctors that cannabis is safe and effective as a palliative treatment for MS. Further promising research is underway into whether cannabis may have a curative effect by promoting repair of the myelin sheath
How will I benefit?
How does Marijuana, help in Multiple Sclerosis?
As is the case for many people with multiple sclerosis, the effects of weakened limbs, spasticity and fatigue significantly affect quality of life. Promising research and evidence is underway to acknowledge the benefits of Medicinal Cannabis use for the treatment of neurological fatigue.