Dr. Sulak on a neglected treatment option for opioid addiction: medical cannabis.
Cannabis has been well known to treat eye pressure associated with glaucoma. Now new research indicates that direct topical application of cannabidiol (CBD) may be beneficial for neuropathic ocular pain.
A patient survey collaboration between Care by Design and Project CBD demonstrated that cannabis appears to be an effective pain management tool with few negative side effects. The study also found that a significant decrease in opiate usage among elderly patients while taking medical cannabis.
A recent Care by Design survey of 300 patients suggests that cannabis is better than Big Pharma meds for PTSD issues.