A research suggest that the cannabis is able to control the symptoms and release the pain caused by multiple sclerosis.
Tuesday, July 3 2012
Cannabis & multiple sclerosis.- A study conducted by researchers of the
Research Group in Cannabinoides at the University Complutense in Madrid, Spain, has revealed that cannabis has positive effects at the moment of preventing multiple sclerosis, being responsible for an improvement in the progression of the disease.
The results of the study have been recently published in the medical magazine “'Neuropharmacology”.
So far, researchers have discovered that the cannabis is able to reduce the pain caused by muscle spasms provoked by the disease while reducing their frequency. Now, researchers are developing a study in depth to figure out the effects of cannabis in the reduction of the symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
This study has been the based for the development of a new drug commercialised by the British laboratory GW Pharma that will reach the market under the name of “Sativex” and which is able to reduce the pain and muscle spasm caused by multiple sclerosis.