Medical cannabis significantly safer for elderly with chronic pain than Opioids

A new study found cannabis therapy is safe and efficacious for elderly patients who are seeking to address cancer symptoms, Parkinson’s disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and other medical issues. After six months, more than 18 percent of patients surveyed had stopped using opioid analgesics or had reduced their dosage.

Source: Medical cannabis significantly safer for elderly with chronic pain than Opioids — ScienceDaily



Categories: Aging and Longevity, Studies and Research

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