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.
The story of one woman’s struggle against a rare, devastating illness made worse by cannabis prohibition.
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.
An African American man stands hugging a pillow with one hand to his face. He is wearing a bright yellow shirt and standing in front of a blue background. There are feathers on his shoulder and head. He looks frustrated and tired.
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.
placebo effect cannabinoid receptors
What role do endocannabinoids play in the placebo effect?
Black woman with headache
Dr. Bonni Goldstein highlights current research about the applications for cannabinoid medicine for severe headaches.
medical marijuana patient survey for age related pain
A patient survey collaboration between Care by Design and Project CBD demonstrated that cannabis appears to be an effective pain management tool.
Dr. Dustin Sulak on a neglected treatment option for opioid addiction: medical marijuana.
Neuroscientist Greg Gerdeman, PhD challenges health professionals and researchers to study cannabis science and therapeutics.

Science abstracts on CBD and Pain

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