Cannabis Might Be the Next Migraine Drug

http://www.hightimes.com/read/cannabis-might-be-next-migraine-drug

A recent review of medical literature, courtesy of the Headache Center at the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, has shown that cannabis has potential therapeutic effects for the treatment of headache disorders, including migraines…

“A review of 38 published randomized controlled trials evaluating cannabinoids in pain management revealed that 71 percent concluded that cannabinoids had empirically demonstrable and statistically significant pain-relieving effects, whereas 29 percent did not,” Eric P. Baron of the Cleveland Clinic Department of Neurology and author of the report said.

Human biology can back this up as well.

“CB1 receptors [one of the body’s cannabinoid receptors] are 10 times more concentrated then μ-opioid receptors in the brain,” he continued…

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