Of the respondents that had used both cannabis and opiates for pain, 91% reported that they used fewer or no opiates after beginning cannabis therapy; 63% reported quitting opiates altogether Continue reading Age-Related Pain: 91% of Patients Report Using Fewer or No Opiates After Beginning Marijuana Therapy
Why is cannabis effective as a neuropathic pain reliever?
Cannabis is made up of many, diverse chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. There are more than 60 cannabinoids found in marijuana that we know to exist, and each of them reacts differently in the human body and produces different responses. Cannabinoids are responsible for producing all of the effects experienced when using cannabis. Continue reading STUDY REVEALS CANNABIS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES NEUROPATHIC PAIN
There are a few ways that cannabis may help those with spinal injury. While the herb will not heal you completely, it can provide strong pain relief in chronic situations.
In an acute situation such as immediately after a severe accident or a surgery, opioid pain medications are probably going to be your best option.
However, once you have recovered from the injury a bit, researchers have found that cannabis can improve routine pain management. Continue reading Cannabis & Injury: Can It Ease Spinal Pain?
In 2003, CBD was patented by the US. government after discovering the cannabinoid had amazing antioxidant and neuroprotective properties. These antioxidants are beneficial in preventing cell damage, thus reducing illness and disease. Continue reading Report: Eating Raw Weed Prevents Bowel Cancer, Fibromyalgia and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Cannabinoid therapies (including whole-plant) may be an effective treatment option for chronic pain, and have the potential to work as an add-on therapies to help reduce patients’ opioid dosages. In some anecdotal cases, whole-plant cannabis has been reported to be able to fully replace opioid use (although these results should not be expected). Continue reading Cannabinoids in the Management of Chronic Nonmalignant Neuropathic Pain
Micro-dosing isn’t new. Its the method of giving yourself the minimum amount of a substance needed to reach a desired effect. Marijuana doses vary person to person. You also have to factor in the natural variables that come with different strains and cannabinoid profiles. Continue reading Microdosing: A New Way To Medicate With Marijuana?
Both of the most common compounds in marijuana ease pain. Believe it or not, research is showing that marijuana may interact with your pain-signaling cells. Both THC and CBD are strong anti-inflammatories. They also interact with other pain systems in your body. Continue reading The Best Strains of Marijuana For Pain Relief