CBD can be effective for pain relief of many kinds, from muscle soreness after work outs and aches from injuries to chronic pain from things like arthritis, cancer, neuropathy, headache disorders, etc.
Because of the entourage effect caused by the terpenes, phytonutrients, and antioxidants present in CBD, research is showing CBD to not only be capable of helping with pain management but to also treat underlying inflammation. Read more in this article from US National Library of Medicine.
While more research on CBD for pain relief is always needed, the research we do have is promising and shows CBD can offer an alternative for people who have chronic pain and rely on medications, such as opioids or NSAIDs, that can cause negative side effects or be habit forming. Read more in this article from Healthline.
Compared to NSAIDs, the typical treatment plan for adults with chronic pain, CBD treats these conditions just as effectively, doesn’t cause users to build up a tolerance, and most importantly, does not come along with the side effects of prolonged use. In fact, it’s the “side effects” of NSAIDs that were even the topic of a 2005 FDA warning, citing that long and even short term use of NSAIDs increases the risk of stroke and heart attack. These risks grow larger in older adults accounting for 41,000 hospitalizations and 3,300 deaths every year. Learn more here from HealthcareInAmerica.us.
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