Israeli Investigators Study Finds Cannabis May Help Treat Pain Associated With Fibromyalgia

Jul 26, 2019 | Cannabis, Fibromyalgia, Marijuana, Pain Management

Israeli Investigators Study Finds Cannabis May Help Treat Pain Associated With Fibromyalgia

A prominent team of Israeli researchers points out that cannabis could become a serious treatment for severe pain in those afflicted with fibromyalgia. Yet another study pointing to cannabis as a potential medical treatment for pain, as recently reported in the Journal of Clinical Medicine.

There is no cure for fibromyalgia. A medical condition characterized by chronic widespread pain and heightened pain response to pressure. The medical research community hasn’t found a cause or a cure. The recent study concluded that cannabis (Marijuana) might become an option for treating severe pain.

Lead Research/Investigators

Iftach Sagy, Department of Rheumatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva

Lihi Bar-Lev Schleider, Cannabis Clinical Research Institute, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben‐Gurion University of the Negev, Be′er‐Sheva

Mahmoud Abu-Shakra, Department of Rheumatology, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben‐Gurion University of the Negev, Be′er‐Sheva

Victor Novack, Cannabis Clinical Research Institute, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben‐Gurion University of the Negev, Be′er‐Sheva

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