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Chronic Pain, Pain Killers and the Cannabidiol (CBD) Solution

Elderly woman suffering knee pain, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: With over 3 million people afflicted with chronic pain in the United States each year, it is a common condition regularly treated by over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications. More than 17 million Americans take NSAIDs on a daily basis, with more than 70 million prescriptions and more than 30 billion OTC NSAID tablets sold annually in the United States. … Read More
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What is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?

Health Puzzle, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: The endocannabinoid system or ECS is a group of specialized lipids, their receptors, and the enzymes that produce and degrade them; it is found in the mammalian brain and is involved in numerous physiological processes, including appetite, pain-sensation, mood, and memory. It is also a key in maintaining homeostasis.… Read More
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Chronic Pain Management with CBD

Doctor and older patient, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: One of the most exciting things about CBD is it’s potential for pain management, and the more we learn about CBD, the more potential we see. However, it’s important to understand how CBD effects you and where the CBD you consumes comes from; both are important in maintaining healthy endocannabinoid levels.… Read More