The perceived effects of smoked cannabis on patients with multiple sclerosis.

  title={The perceived effects of smoked cannabis on patients with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={P. Consroe and R. Musty and J. Rein and W. Tillery and R. Pertwee},
  journal={European neurology},
  volume={38 1},
Fifty-three UK and 59 USA people with multiple sclerosis (MS) answered anonymously the first questionnaire on cannabis use and MS. From 97 to 30% of the subjects reported cannabis improved (in descending rank order): spasticity, chronic pain of extremities, acute paroxysmal phenomenon, tremor, emotional dysfunction, anorexia/weight loss, fatigue states, double vision, sexual dysfunction, bowel and bladder dysfunctions, vision dimness, dysfunctions of walking and balance, and memory loss. The MS… Expand
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