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.
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An Israeli observational study of 367 people using cannabis for fibromyalgia shows promising results.
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Dr. Donald Abrams laid out the potential of cannabis in cancer care in a recent piece titled "Should Oncologists recommend cannabis?"
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Opioids leave much to be desired in medical treatment. They are highly addictive, very lethal, and not all that effective for treating chronic pain.
The elderly are the fastest growing population of cannabis users. But how do hospice workers feel about their patients using cannabis?
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Mexican and Texan scientists describe the modern approach to pain treatment and propose a future role of cannabinoids, GPR18, and GPR55 in preventing pain
Many prohibitionist arguments are being flipped on their heads.
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The placebo effect accounts for roughly half of the efficacy of opioids and antidepressants.
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A veterinarian’s advice on how to use cannabis to treat pain and inflammation in your four-legged companion.
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There are curious cases of people who feel no pain or have extreme resistance to discomfort.
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Legalization has led to lower rates of cannabis use among teens, while middle-aged and elderly adults are adopting extracts for the aches of aging.

Science abstracts on CBD and Pain

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