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Medical Marijuana Could Be An Effective Weapon Against Fibromyalgia Pain

Sunday 16 April 2017

 

From Fibromyalgia News Today:

 

Medical marijuana
 

Medical Marijuana Could Be An Effective Weapon Against Fibromyalgia Pain

By Wendy Henderson
April 13, 2017
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It’s estimated that between five and 12 million Americans are affected by fibromyalgia, and most of them will be trying to ease the pain using a mixture of over-the-counter medications and prescriptions drugs. However, many fibromyalgia patients are turning to cannabis (medical marijuana) to help ease some of the symptoms associated with the condition.

The Arthritis Society of Canada funds research of medical marijuana for fibromyalgia pain.

Medical marijuana is legal in some states for registered patients, and its health benefits and pain-easing properties have been used for centuries in traditional medicine.

According to a report on suntimes.com, cannabinoids present in medical marijuana help to ease pain, as well as increase appetite and relieve the feeling of nausea.

 

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