Nerve pain in the legs? Medical marij...

Nerve pain in the legs? Medical marijuana may alter brain connections, bring relief

Wednesday Sep 5 Read more: EurekAlert!

When medical marijuana is taken for chronic nerve pain, it may provide pain relief by reducing connections between the areas of the brain that process emotions and sensory signals, according to a study published in the September 5, 2018, online issue of Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study looked specifically at radicular pain, a type of nerve pain that radiates from the spine into the legs.

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