Multiple Sclerosis

April 24, 2018

Multiple Sclerosis and Cannabis Oil

The relationship between Multiple Sclerosis and cannabis oil is complex. But it is becoming a good one – many patients are verifying the good effects of cannabis oil on their Multiple Sclerosis symptoms. Cannabis has been used for years already to relieve the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis. Now doctors are admitting that cannabis oil may also hinder the progress of the disease which can lead to complete disability. This neurodegenerative disease can result in lack of movement in the arms and legs, leaving patients confined to wheel chairs. Cannabis oil can also help patients to wean themselves off their pharmaceutical medication which often has harmful side effects. Cannabis oil has no known negative side effects. What is Multiple Sclerosis? This is a disease of the central nervous system, spinal column and brain. The body’s immune system attacks the myelin or protective nerve covering. This sheath that covers nerves in the brain and spinal cord becomes damaged, which interrupts communication within the nervous system. There can be one-off attacks, or the disease can build up over time. Between attacks, symptoms can disappear but usually there is permanent neurological damage.  The name multiple sclerosis refers to the numerous scars or lesions that […]