The science supporting the use of cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is absolutely compelling. Click here for a list of peer reviewed scientific references.
Patients everywhere should have the right to access the best medicine for their illness. As of now, 20 states now have medical cannabis laws for patients who need safe non-toxic cannabis for their health conditions.
This video highlights the inspirational story of Gary Cooper, an MS patient. His story, more than all of the scientific evidence referenced above makes a compelling case for the use of low-toxic medical cannabis.
Gary states about cannabis: “It takes away my discomfort, it enhances my very being.”
Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks the central nervous system causing inflammation, muscle spasm and loss of motor coordination, as well as muscle weakness. Over years, the disease progresses, and MS patients can become permanently disabled. Multiple sclerosis is typically a progressive disease and it can be fatal. Medical cannabis can be very helpful for MS. According to the US National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 200 people are diagnosed every week with MS in the United States, and it most frequently targets those 20 to 40 years of age. Multiple Sclerosis is particularly prevalent in the Pacific Northwest.
My patients with MS find remarkable benefits from it’s low toxic properties.
Article originally appeared here. With thanks to Cannabis-Matrix. By Dr. Jake Felice
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