August 17, 2018 2 min read

Believe it or not, CBD has been used for thousands of years all over the world to help reduce and relieve pain. Recently, CBD has been becoming more and more popular, making a major come back as an alternative to traditional prescription medication and a natural way to help soothe pain in multiple verticals.

What are some examples of pain that CBD can help with?

While there is really no limit on the potential CBD can have on the human body, we've listed a few to give you an idea on where to start.

  • Arthritis
  • Neuropathy (opioid painkillers have shown to not be effective for relieving nerve pain)
  • Post-traumatic pain
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Back pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Menstrual pain
  • Muscle pain

While the list above is weighed more towards "severe" pain, CBD can help lessen intense pain, as well. Something as simple as aches and pains after a good work out or experiencing minor back pain from sitting on a long flight, CBD can be a great alternative for smaller pain killers such as Advil or Tylenol. 

What improvements can I expect to see with CBD?

Again, it is always important to stress that CBD will affect every individual differently, however, some common improvements can be found below.

  • Improved sleep
  • Better mood
  • Decreased anxiety
  • Increased mobility
  • Less risk of serious side effects associated with the use of prescription pain medications
  • No risk of fatal overdose
  • Non-addictive
  • Non-psychoactive
  • Potent anti-inflammatory

How do I use CBD for pain?

Firstly, it is always important to talk to your doctor or a medical professional before trying any new treatments, the same goes for CBD. However, if you're new to the world of CBD and are interested in trying CBD products CBD tinctures and CBD capsules are a great place to start. These ingestion methods make it simple to use on a daily basis and they work quickly!

If you are seeking pain relief, it's generally recommended you start with higher doses (37.5mg and above) to see how you're body reacts. Increase or adjust accordingly. 

 

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