Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the world’s most commonly diagnosed debilitating neurological condition, and although it is most often diagnosed in young adults between the ages of 20 and 50, it can strike anyone, at any time. The National MS Society estimates that close to 1 million Americans are living with MS, with 200 new cases diagnosed each week.
There is no cure for MS, and treatments are generally aimed at dealing with the symptoms of the disease. However, like all chemical medications, these treatments carry side effects including depression, apathy, extreme fatigue and mood swings.
Happily, a growing body of evidence supports the use of medical marijuana – which has far fewer side effects than pharmaceutical medications – for the effective treatment of