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Medical Marijuana For Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
What Is Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?
Multiple sclerosis is currently a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Virginia, and individuals experiencing symptoms related to MS can schedule their appointment now.
According to the National MS Society, Multiple sclerosis is an "unpredictable disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body." Most people are diagnosed between the ages of 20 to 50 with at least 2 times more women being diagnosed than men.
The most common symptoms include:
Numbness or tingling
Pain & itching
Cognitive & emotional changes
How Medical Marijuana Can Help Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Medical marijuana has been shown to help patients find relief from certain MS symptoms. Improvements were also seen in body pain, sleep quality and spasms. Inflammation of neural tissue is a major factor for MS, and medical marijuana has been shown to have a positive effect on this. Several other investigations have exposed a link between medical marijuana and lower rates of depression among people with MS.
Get Approved For Medical Marijuana Treatment
If you are a Virginia resident living with MS and are interested in medical marijuana treatment, we are here to help! Schedule an appointment today by calling us at 888-633-5808 or schedule online.
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