survey cannabis it is the most effective treatment for fibromyalgia, beating all prescription drugs.
Fibromyalgia is a disorder that is accompanied by chronic fatigue, deep muscle pain, headaches and depression.
Although patients suffering from this disease can choose from three prescription drugs, cannabis old friend has eclipsed all cooked medicine synthetically in the laboratory.
In a recent online survey by the National Pain Foundation, they involved more than 1300 patients with fibromyalgia.
The result was that cannabis was appointed as the most effective treatment for symptoms.
Most fibromyalgia patients who participated in the study said they had tried three prescription drugs Lyrica, Cymbalta and Savella, but none of these drugs was as effective in relieving their annoying and debilitating symptoms, such as cannabis.
It is estimated that in the United States alone, at least 5 million people suffer from fibromyalgia to some degree. Nine out of ten patients with fibromyalgia are women.
Currently, there is no established cure for this disorder, and many patients struggle to maintain a quality of life because they suffer from constant pain and weak. The President of the National Pain Foundation, Dr Dan Bennett, says it is for patients to use what he considers a remedy of “outside the box”.
The figures are quite impressive: According to the survey, less than one in ten users say Cymbalta works for them.
Three out of five patients with fibromyalgia who took Lyrica for your ailment, say experienced no positive result with this medicine. Savella is characterized as the least effective drug of the three drugs approved by the FDA, and nearly seven out of ten respondents say that is useless.
By contrast, over 60% of respondents say that cannabis was very effective for the relief and disappearance of symptoms.