Cannabis Research: Fibromyalgia Posted on 15 Jan 13:15
Cannabis Research: Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome, in which the standard have proven painkiller largely ineffective. It causes pain, which spread throughout the body, but the exact cause is still unknown. From Fibromyalgia sufferers also suffer from exhaustion and empflindlichen points along the spine, shoulders and hips.
Studies in this area:
1) The use of cannabis in patients with fibromyalgia: effect on symptoms relief and health-related quality of life (Cannabis Use in Patients with Fibromyalgia: Effects on symptom relief and Health-Related Quality of Life - 2011)
The aim of this study was to determine whether the use of cannabis to relieve symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia contributes, as well as to improve their quality of life. It emerged that the participants who used cannabis reported a significant reduction in pain and stiffness, improved relaxation and increased wellbeing. Compared to a control group who used no cannabis, there was also a reported improvement of the mental health of users. Published in the "U.S. National Library of Medicine."