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Study: Medical Marijuana Associated With Reduced Opioid Use in Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia patients suffering from lower back pain respond favorably to medical cannabis as a treatment, according to a new study published in the journal¬†Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, and epublished by the National Institute of Health. For the study, researchers assessed the analgesic efficacy of both opioids and medical cannabis in 31 fibromyalgia (FM) patients with …

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Study: Marijuana Effective at Treating Fibromyalgia

According to a new study published by the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology,¬†¬†marijuana had “a significant favorable effect” on fibromyalgia among all participants. “Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome, characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and mood disturbances”, explains the study’s abstract. “There are nearly no data on the effect of medical cannabis (MC) treatment on …

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