Multiple Sclerosis (or MS) is the most commonly diagnosed disabling neurological condition affecting young adults on a global scale.
Unlike many other neurological conditions prevalent among older population groups, MS primarily first affects individuals between the ages of 20 and 50.
Currently, it’s estimated that 2.3 million individuals around the world are living with MS. Here in the United States, around 200 new cases are diagnosed on a weekly basis.
While the lifespans of sufferers are generally considered “average,” the range of symptoms and progressive symptoms can range widely – from pins, needles and tingling in various parts of the body to the inability to function and walk independently.
MS affects the central nervous system of sufferers, with lesions affecting the myelin, neurons and fibers of the brain and spinal cord, which, in turn affect and limit various bodily functions.
Multiple studies have concluded that CBD may be useful in:
While there is more research to be done, the fact that CBD could provide relief to those diagnosed with MS is promising.
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