Chronic pain can stem from strained or tight muscles, worn down or stiff joints, or even inflamed internal organs, and is often a sign of a larger health concern. If the pain continues for a long enough time period, the chronic pain becomes a problem unto itself. Those who suffer from chronic pain have found relief from their daily struggle, using products such as cannabis edibles.
Getting the right product and the correct dosage of cannabis is vital to the effectiveness and the experience of the user. If we take too little, our condition goes unaddressed, but too much may cause an uncomfortable experience. Just as with any other drug consuming the right amount is unique to each person based on a whole host of factors.
Our bodies’ have a system in place to help us stay balanced: the endocannabinoid system, or ECS. Using a combination of neuroreceptors, endocannabinoids and enzymes to communicate with cells to make just the right amount of certain chemicals to get closer to homeostasis.
For many in the U.S. insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, stay asleep, or cause someone to wake up too early and not fall back asleep. As insomnia persists, it can weaken the immune system, decrease metabolism, cause problems in memory recall, and even lead to or exacerbate serious health conditions. Fortunately, an alternative source of relief for quality restorative sleep can be found in cannabis.
Experiencing extreme stress and trauma is a far too common occurrence. Some people go through intensely stressful or traumatic events, whereas others see stress mount gradually over time, becoming untenable. Fortunately, as more and more research is being done, more people who live with PTSD are turning to cannabis for relief from their symptoms.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome that is characterized by intense muscle and joint pain. In addition to the chronic pain common in Fibromyalgia patients suffer from additional symptoms that include insomnia, depression, skin conditions, hypoglycemia, a loss of mental acuity, and fatigue.