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CBD for Joint Pain

CBD for joint pain So how effective is CBD at treating joint pain? Everyone has a cell-signaling system called the endocannabinoid system (ECS). Some researchers believe that CBD affects the ECS receptors in your body — and, in particular, the immune system. What is CBD? Cannabis/hemp plants contain a bunch of naturally occurring chemicals called cannabinoids. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of those chemicals. However, CBD is different from tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), because it’s not psychoactive. This means it won't produce the “high” feeling often...

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CBD for Back Pain

CBD for back pain: how CBD can help For people who have struggled with chronic back or neck pain, the list of treatments tried is likely long. Some traditional therapies for pain, namely opioid medication, pose significant risks. Seeking safer natural alternatives, people are increasingly using cannabinoid products (such as cannabidiol, or CBD) to manage pain. CBD and its related compounds can provide pain relief by decreasing inflammation in the body for example. Will using CBD get me high? No. CBD and...

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