Should CBD be part of your pain-management?

Today with two in five of the population suffering from pain, which lasts for more than three months at some point in their lives, this is another major issue that can affect most families. 

While the physical effects of pain can be wide-ranging. The emotional effects can bring on feelings of depression anger, anxiety and fear.

These fears may slow down a person’s ability to return to their everyday activities. Having pain that is not properly controlled can make people miserable and affect their everyday life. If you are in pain and upset, this will also affect the people close to you. Some even think that they just have to accept pain. 

So should CBD be part of your pain-management treatment? 

Below are highlights from some of the most recent studies and information available on what effect CBD can have are:

In a recent study written from Harvard University full document link  

Conclusion We, therefore, need more research but CBD may prove to be an option for managing anxiety, insomnia, and chronic pain. 

Another recent study published by Informa UK full document link 

Conclusion: CBD could significantly reduce opioid use and improve chronic pain and sleep quality among patients who are currently using opioids for pain management.

Science Direct on a one year study. full document link

Conclusion: Medical cannabis use over one year was associated with improvements in pain, function, quality of life and cognitive function.

Syracuse University on associations between discomfort intolerance full document link

Conclusion: These preliminary findings suggest that continued examination of perceived discomfort avoidance about co-occurring pain and cannabis use is warranted. Future research should replicate these results among treatment-seeking pain patients who are prescribed medical cannabis.

Journal of Clinical Oncology Study into advance cancer full document link 

Conclusion: Randomized studies of Medical cannabis in the oncology setting are feasible, but rigorous data collection is challenging. The addition of MC to standard oncology care in patients with Advanced cancer was well-tolerated and may lead to improved pain control and lower opioid use

Nature.com on Spinal cord injury full document link 

Conclusion: Findings show that cannabis is used to reduce pain after Spinal cord injury and enable increased community participation. Findings suggest that future studies examining the efficacy of cannabinoids in managing pain include function and participation outcome measures rather than solely focusing on measuring pain intensity. Focusing on meaningful outcomes may contribute to a greater understanding of the experiences of people with Spinal cord injury.

 
Use of Medical Cannabis in Women witChronic Pelvic Pain full document link 

Conclusion : This is the first study reporting the use of medical cannabis in Chronic Pelvic Pain. Medical cannabis is a safe treatment with minimal side effects that can improve CPP and reduce opioids use. Future studies evaluating the pharmacokinetics and optimal regimen in the management of CPP are needed.

There are many more recent articles on CBD and pain available from Google Scholar.

There is new research available every day, All of which show very positive outcomes on the the benefits of using CBD.

The recent approval of Epidyolex for two rare types of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes, while the spray Sativex has been recommended for muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis (MS), these are hopefully, the first of many to be approved and help the hundreds of thousands of other people who could benefit from cannabis-based medicines.

We will keep you posted with the most up to date information as it becomes available.

Anxiety studies on CBD benefits

Anxiety is finding its way into people’s lives at an alarming rate, this is affecting people in every walk of life, every age group, and alarmingly more in the younger generation. This is, if it has not already, going to affect someone within your circle. So what do we know and what can CBD do to help.

First and foremost is Talking, “a burden shared is a burden halved” is a saying that is very prevalent when it comes to anxiety.

When it comes to finding out what is fact and what is fiction with CBD an anxiety the facts are hard to deny.

So what do we know about how CBD could help, what is the current information We say currently as the information is improving every day. The latest studies are showing extremely positive results.

One of the latest studies into the antipsychotic effects of CBD are matching up to all the thousands of online testimonials on the benefits of CBD.

One of the latest studies published in the US National Library of Medicine

National Institutes of Health looks at Cannabidiol as a potential treatment for psychosis, has shown that Cannabidiol (CBD), a phytocannabinoid constituent of Cannabis sativa, has been heralded as one such potential treatment and could, therefore, represent a completely novel class of antipsychotic treatment, addressing a range of anxiety and depressive symptoms in individuals.

There are many other studies available which are showing the same results, and while the exact quantities of pure CBD required for an individual varies. We can now work out on an average for low medium and high levels of CBD from available information

There is increasing evidence that the dosage of CBD taken is relevant to weight and the severity of the condition.

Anxiety is one of many conditions that there is increasing hard evidence for the benefits CBD can make to these conditions.

We will be bringing you the latest information available to us on many of these conditions going forward.

 

 

 

 

CBD Health & Wellness

Your Body Your Mind

CBD reportedly can be used to effectively treat a wide variety of ailments as reported by many specializing in their specific medical profession, however, No medical claims can be made regarding CBD stating that it can cure any illness.and we do not make any.

As researchers continue to study the marijuana plant, we are and will learn more and more about these amazing cannabinoids and what they can do for us. The current research on how CBD and the other cannabinoids benefit different conditions is widely available all over. Cannabidiol (CBD) has been recently covered in the media, and you may have even seen it as an add-in booster to morning routine as it becomes a daily part of life for more and more people.

There are many medical documents now being published, these are looking at the benefits of CBD on very specific ailments such as Anxiety Physocis Pain and many many more. We will post information on these papers as they become available and can be verified going forward.

There are hours and hours on videos and reading material available with a more detailed level of information.

There are a wide variety of situations when CBD Oil would be preferred over Full Spectrum Cannabis Oil. For example, you may not necessarily need the full capabilities of Full Spectrum, or if you aren’t legally allowed to use THC.

With regard to athlete use, any athlete who is subject to testing under the World Anti-Doping Code can refer to the regulations for human use of cannabinoids on the World Anti-Doping Association’s website at wada-ama.org/en/questions-answers/cannabinoid).