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Use of Medical Marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (also known as MS) is painful and degenerative disease of the central nervous system. MS slowly cripples its victims and in the end leads to death in some cases. It affects victim’s vision, memory, hearing, moves and balance. The average age of patients with MS disorder is 20-40 years. Even though no cure has been found for multiple sclerosis, this disease is not fatal. Treatment usually consists of medications, such as: barbiturates, steroids, tranquilizers, and opiates. These drugs simply help the patient to manage disorder symptoms for a limited time but are also known to cause severe side effects that interrupt normal routine. These “high risk” side effects include weakness, nausea, abdominal cramps, loss of appetite, seizures and many others. Marijuana use, on the other hand, has side effects that are mild and are classified as “low risk” side effects.
How Marijuana Use Can Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Jack Flash Strain
Marijuana type: Indica dominant hybrid (usually around 60% Indica/40% Sativa)
Lineage/Genetics: Jack Herer x
Awards: Cannabis Cup Winner
Price: $40 to $60 per 1/8oz or $300 to $400 per oz
Flowering Time: 8 to 10 weeks
Typical Yield: Heavy
Jack Flash Strain Review
You don't need to be a bud-tender or weed connoisseur of any kind to have heard of the renowned line of Jack marijuana strains. If you've ever been into a pot dispensary then you've probably seen at least one of the Jack strains featured on the dispensary menu, and if you've been using high-grade weed for recreational purposes for a decent amount of time, then chances are you've smoked a Jack marijuana strain before. Decedent of the famous Jack Herer strain, an extremely popular and well known strain of indica medical marijuana, Jack hybrid strains are normally an excellent choice for marijuana users looking for a good indica/sativa high.
Using Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain
More than 76 million Americans are suffering from chronic pain due to various reasons. It disrupts their normal routine and often can’t be relieved to an adequate level by standard pain relief treatments. Scientists have been working for years, trying to discover alternative and most importantly more effective ways of relieving chronic pain.
Chronic Pain Definition
Even though definition of “chronic pain” may have a wide understanding, all health organizations clearly state what level of pain can be considered for medical cannabis. There are a number of diseases and symptoms whose patients’ suffer from severe enough pain to be eligible for medical marijuana treatment.
Diseases or ailments with symptoms that commonly include chronic pain and are regularly treated with medicinal cannabis include the following: FibromyalgiaCarpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)Multiple Sclerosis (MS)ScoliosisOsteoporosisArthritisHIV-related neuropathy (chronic pain is cause…