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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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.
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Ibuprofen distinguishes itself from other NSAIDs because it is also a FAAH inhibitor, it slows the breakdown of anandamide and related molecules.
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Unfortunately, more women used alcohol than cannabis to manage symptoms
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Suffering from inflammation? Consider cannabis.
The National Council for Aging Care gives cannabis a clean bill of health.

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