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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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.
The story of one woman’s struggle against a rare, devastating illness made worse by cannabis prohibition.
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The University of Michigan is enrolling patients in two studies on cannabis and chronic pain
A cannabis seed sitting on top of coco soil has sprouted a taproot.
The resinous flower tops aren't the only part of the cannabis plant imbued with therapeutic promise.
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CBD and LSD bind to the same serotonin receptor, which mediates psychedelic altered states but CBD has anti-psychotic properties and doesn't cause hallucinations.
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What role does the endocannabinoid system play in sleep? Can cannabis help you sleep better?
patient testimony: CBD to wean off opiates for fibromyalgia
A patient testimonial from a 72-year-old Oregon resident who has been weaning herself off opioids with the help of CBD-rich cannabis.

Science abstracts on CBD and Pain

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Cannabis Conversations

Louis Armstrong, the legendary jazz artist and lifelong cannabis smoker, returns to his ancestral homeland
Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.
Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about "endocannabinology," THC/CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition.

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