CBD Oil for Pain Management: Advantages & Uses

Author: Jack Martin

CBD has gained popularity because of its miraculous properties. One of the most common uses of CBD has been regarding pain management. We will discuss several types of pain that CBD can help treat.

Painkillers are an obvious solution for many people who suffer from chronic pain, but after a while, these medicines can stop lose effectiveness. People suffering from conditions that cause chronic pain for long periods, have found CBD oil to be more helpful. CBD is excellent for any kind of body pain and doesn't have the added side effects that almost all prescription medications have.

Cannabis is being used in a variety of different forms. From CBD oils to CBD tinctures, users have the option of using this plant in any form they prefer.

CBD Oil for Pain Management

What is CBD oil?

Marijuana, or cannabis, consists of a number of compounds and one of them is cannabidiol. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is the opposite of THC. CBD products are not intoxicating because of the absence of tetrahydrocannabinol.

Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the compound that produces the high user feel after using marijuana. However, unlike THC, cannabidiol is non-intoxicating, which means that CBD products do not have psychoactive effects. This is another reason why people prefer to use CBD over THC because it is safe for a day time use.

You can use CBD oil to massage the affected area, ingest it, or inhale it. Perhaps the quickest relief results from inhaling the oil as it quickly diffuses into your bloodstream without delay.

How can CBD oil help in managing pain?

CBD has anti-inflammatory agents that are able to reduce the prickling, tingling and burning sensations that are associated with any kind of body pain.

The human body has an endocannabinoid system with two cannabinoid receptors. These receptors are called CB1 and CB2.

Most of the CB1 receptors are present in the brain, and therefore, are responsible for our cognitive actions such as memory, thinking, coordination, mood, and appetite. On the other hand, the CB2 receptors are linked with our immune system, which means that these are the receptors responsible for reacting to (or managing) pain and inflammation.

THC impacts the CB1 receptors, which explains why smoking marijuana can improve your mood (because of its intoxicating properties). CBD is concerned with the CB2 receptors. It helps the body produce its own cannabinoids, which creates a positive effect on your pain and inflammation responses.

People also use CBD as a supplement to manage their neuropathic pains. Many people have found CBD to be just as effective as pharmaceutical pain killers.

What types of pain can CBD help alleviate?

We know that CBD can help manage body aches, but what kind of pain can it reduce? We have listed a few common chronic pain conditions that can be managed with CBD oil.

Backaches

Back pain is one of the most common types of pain. Many people have it because of their age or genetics, while other people experience backaches because of poor posture.

People with backaches usually experience pain on a daily basis. Which means they cannot take painkillers all day as it would harm their liver. CBD oil provides a better solution because of it's non-intoxicating properties and minimal side effects.

Headaches

If you suffer from migraines, cluster headaches or occasional headaches, it would be a good idea to try using CBD. You can massage your head or neck with CBD oil, and the active ingredients will be absorbed through the skin. It is something that can relax your mind significantly as well as alleviate the pain.

Arthritis

People with arthritis have trouble doing their daily chores because of the swollen joints. There are not many remedies for these patients except CBD oil, which has anti-inflammatory properties. Massage the joints with CBD oil on a regular basis and it should help in keeping down the swelling.

Stomach Aches

A lot of people suffer from stomach aches because of various medical conditions. Some are related to stress and anxieties. Stress is another condition that CBD promises to help you out with. Anxiety and stress often cause IBS, which in results, causes stomach aches. CBD has been known to help with a variety of digestive conditions.

Cancer-Related Body Aches

The treatment of cancer, particularly chemotherapy, brings along a number of side effects, for example, body aches, nausea, loss of appetite, sleep-related problems. Using CBD oil on a regular basis can help alleviate all these cancer-related symptoms significantly.

A recent experiment, tested the effectiveness of CBD and THC on a group of cancer patients who were unable to find relief from pain medication. Patients that received CBD as well as THC regularly experienced a significant reduction from cancer-induced body aches.

Sciatica Pain

Sciatica pain is one of the worst body aches one can suffer from. The usual cause of Sciatica pain is the irritation of the lower lumbar region. Since CBD oil brings along anti-inflammatory properties, it is said that CBD oil can help heal the pain to a high degree. Although very little research has been conducted on this topic; it is definitely worth trying.

Conclusion

You can try using CBD oil for any kind of pain that you are experiencing. To be on the safe side, use a low dose of CBD oil in the beginning. Our CBD Dosage Calculator can help you find your recommended starting dosage.

Have you experienced benefits from using CBD? Let us know in the comments below.

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I’d like to add migraine and tinnitus problems