Dr. Carter reviewed the research and concluded strongly that cannabis is “almost custom-made to treat ALS. It dries the mouth up, relieves pain, eases muscle spasms, improves the appetite, and may well have a disease-modifying effect”.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a nervous system disease that attacks the neurons in your brain and spinal cord. These neurons transmit messages from your brain and spinal cord to your voluntary muscles – the ones you can control, like in your arms and legs. At first, this causes mild muscle problems. Learn about ALS and Medical Cannabis, how Medical Marijuana can help combat ALS.