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Experts Back Marijuana For Treating Multiple Sclerosis

New guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology support medical marijuana as a treatment option for patients with MS. Published March 24 in the journal Neurology, the guidelines cover a wide range of complementary and alternative medicines typically used when conventional treatments fail. Among the few that appear to work, the authors say medical marijuana shows the strongest potential. According

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Cannabis Helpful For Managing MS, Study Confirms

New findings confirm the benefits of cannabis for managing common symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Researchers at Quellenhof Rehabilitation Center in Germany followed a group of 276 patients with MS-related muscle spasticity that failed to respond to traditional treatments, and who began taking a cannabis-based medicine called Sativex. “Real-life data confirm nabiximols (Sativex) as an effective and well-tolerated treatment option

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Study: Marijuana Compounds Protect Nervous System In MS

While marijuana has been shown to relieve symptoms of multiple sclerosis, scientists are finding that it may even protect the nervous system from further damage. In a new study, researchers from Israel’s Tel Aviv University and the Weizmann Institute of Science found that CBD and THC helped reverse MS-like diseases in mice by preventing inflammation in the brain and spinal

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Cannabinoids Show Promise In Slowing MS, But ‘High’ Raises Concern

Study after study suggests cannabinoids could be the key to slowing multiple sclerosis, but researchers are finding it hard to develop a treatment that doesn’t get patients high. Cannabinoids are a class of chemicals found in marijuana. They’re also the main ingredients in cannabis-based treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS), such as Sativex. But so far, cannabinoids are only recognized for

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