Did you know that there are approximately 1.5 billion people around the world suffering with some kind of chronic pain? Dealing with a debilitating ailment, whether it is a torn ligament, a physical impairment following an accident, or something else that usually requires an over-the-counter remedy for relief purposes, can have an adverse effect on one’s life. The inability to attend work, perform daily duties, or even be an active parent can take its toll on health, relationships, and finances. Demand for medical marijuana is growing, as the scientific proof of ganja’s natural alternative for pain relief is surfacing.
Fighting fatigue, curbing depression, managing migraines, relieving cramps, battling anxiety, and treating arthritis are just a few medical advantages associated with the use of certain cannabis strains. But before we start exploring the best cannabis strains for pain management, let’s see how the scientific evidence stacks up, shall we?
A Scientific Scope on Cannabis Strains
According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), cannabis and cannabinoids are being put in the spotlight by health professionals.While cannabis has not been approved as a treatment for cancer by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration quite yet, the NCI acknowledges that marijuana has been relied on as a form of pain relief for thousands of years. As published on their website:
“Cannabinoids may have benefits in the treatment of cancer-related side effects.”
In 2014, the findings of a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NSI) reported a statistically positive benefit in terms of pain relief. These findings were published after a systematic review of randomized controlled trials took place on a group of patients with chronic non-cancer pain.
Popular Cannabis Strains for Pain Management
It is important to know that the THC level varies, depending on the strain you choose. While some strains are unique, others come from stronger “parent Continue Reading