Items Tagged ‘muscle spasms’

Ask the Doctors - What can I do about hereditary spastic paraplegia?

October 1, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What can I do about hereditary spastic paraplegia?

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Dear Doctors: I was having trouble with muscle spasms in my legs that made it hard to walk and have now been diagnosed with hereditary spastic paraplegia. The doctors in my area don’t seem to know anything about it. What can you tell me about this disease? Where do I go for help? We’re very […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, genetic testing, hereditary spastic paraplegia, muscle spasms, progressive weakness, Spastic Paraplegia Foundation


Ask the Doctors - Could marijuana ease my chronic back pain?

March 20, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Could marijuana ease my chronic back pain?

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Dear Doctor: I try not to use opioids for my chronic back pain, but I’m finding myself turning to them more often. Could marijuana help? Dear Reader: Pain is one of most difficult aspects of medicine to understand. No one can actually feel the pain of another person, but we can see the suffering that […]

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Tags: anti inflamatory, cbd, Chronic Pain, codeine, decrease inflammation, Dr. Robert Ashley, hydrocodone, immune system, marijuana, morphine, muscle spasms, opioids