Pain

Pain

Pain is physical suffering or discomfort typically caused by illness or injury. Chronic pain is defined as any pain lasting more than 12 weeks. It can persist for months or years.

Articles in Pain

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Treating the root cause of refractory pain
Photograph of a wooden bowl filled with ground termeric powder. There is a wooden spoon heaped with turmeric powder sitting in front of the bowl, and cut, fresh turmeric root next to it.
A 2018 review found that those taking cannabis achieved 50% or greater pain relief compared with placebo.
Photograph of two tins of topical cannabis balm restin on top of a burlap-covered table. There is a wooden scoop filled with cannabis flower, and a fresh cannabis leaf next to the two tins.
Many plants can help soothe sore muscles and joints.
Dying with dignity is a human right, and cannabis may help.
Ethan Russo, MD, speaks with Project CBD about CBG, cannabinoid acids, and the global CBD phenomenon.
What would you do if you were faced with the intractable symptoms of CFS? One woman's life-changing experience with cannabis.
Reaching out a helping hand
One man's story on how he used cannabis to overcome refractory lockjaw and life-threatening side effects from pharmaceuticals.
A cannabis leaf sits in the middle of a grid of pharmaceutical pills on a bright yellow background.
Could cannabis be the safer alternative prescribers and patients are looking for?
elderly man smoking a joint
Cannabis therapeutics for the elderly are featured at the IACM conference in Berlin, Germany.
Runner at start of race (close-up)
Evidence is accumulating that the endocannabinoid system contributes significantly to the so-called "runner's high."

Science abstracts on CBD and Pain

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Project CBD honors the huge contributions of women leaders in the burgeoning field of cannabinoid research.

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Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.
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Ethan Russo, MD, speaks with Project CBD about CBG, cannabinoid acids, and the global CBD phenomenon.

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