Is Marijuana Useful for the Elderly?
"Medical cannabis therapy can significantly reduce chronic pain in patients age 65 and older without adverse effects..." This is what researchers from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel) in collaboration with the Cannabis Clinical Research Institute at Soroka University Medical Center have found.
Just as important, the research team also found that patients not only found relief from chronic pain but quality of life also increased while have medical cannabis treatment. I believe this is information that every senior patient and their family's should know: Cannabis when dosed correctly under the guidance of a qualified doctor can reduce pain, improve quality of life and be a much safer alternative to highly addictive and problematic opioids.
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