Day: April 24, 2019

How Good Is Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Over 2.3 million people around the world live with multiple sclerosis (MS). Here’s whether cannabis can help.

Canada is one of the countries with the highest numbers of MS patients. According to MS Society of Canada, 1 in every 385 Canadians lives with this condition.

As it’s one of the most debilitating conditions, living with multiple sclerosis is a real battle.

For patients who don’t respond well to conventional MS methods, cannabis treatment seems like a very reasonable choice.

What is multiple sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis (otherwise known as MS) is an unpredictable, progressive neurological autoimmune disease that gradually damages the nerves of the spinal cord and brain, along with the entire immune system.

Scientists and medical experts have been trying to solve the puzzle of MS for decades, and they still can’t say with certainty what is the exact cause of it. However, some factors have been identified as potential causes of MS.

So, what do we know about multiple sclerosis?

MS is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks myelin—a fatty substance that envelops nerve cells …

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