Whether chronic or acute, pain can be debilitating. It can ruin your day, your week, and negatively impact your daily quality of life. When pain is severe over-the-counter medications won’t work and prescription medications come with a long list of side effects—including addiction. There are many natural ways to alleviate your pain which can be optimized with hemp-based CBD. Don’t forget, hemp products are legal in all 50 states and won’t get you high.
How Can CBD Help?
When it comes to pain CBD connects your CB1 and CB2 receptors, your body’s central nervous system and peripheral nervous system. These are the systems responsible for reducing discomfort, not just masking your pain like most pain pills. Once your discomfort lessens your body will get to work on the healing process—which is also stimulated by your CB receptors. In other words, CBD works on the cellular level to heal your body. That is the technical side of things, but let’s get a bit more specific.
CBD and Athletic Recover
Many athletes turn to CBD for its powerful ability to optimize the body’s recovery process. They train hard for hours each day, often taking only one day off during the sports season for recovery. This is why CBD is the go-to recovery aide for UFC fighters Nate Diaz and Yair Rodriguez and a long list of professional athletes. In 2017 the World and U.S. Doping Agency approved CBD for competitive athletes. However, many universities and professional organizations still have policies against CBD use—so be sure you know where your organization stands.
CBD and Injury
If you have been in a car accident, work-related accident, or have a sports injury you will need to commit to a treatment plan. This often includes pharmaceuticals, ice and heat therapy, physical therapy, chiropractic or orthopedic care—and in severe cases surgery is required. Be sure to talk to your physician about using hemp-based CBD as part of your treatment plan. Not only can it replace your anti-inflammatory and pain prescriptions, but it can accelerate healing at the cellular level. With the opioid epidemic growing at a rapid rate in the US and addiction occurring in as little as 2 weeks, CBD is being rapidly embraced by the medical community.
Arthritis, Joint Pain, Never Pain, And Chronic Pain
The sooner you address pain with CBD the greater the likelihood of a full recovery, but if you are suffering from arthritis, joint pain, diabetic nerve pain, or chronic pain from old accidents or injury CBD can still help. This includes rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Studies show that CBD minimizes morning pain and stiffness associated with chronic pain, improves sleep which helps the body to further heal, and reduces discomfort. It may not improve range of motion or overall stiffness, but minimizes discomfort.
Many who suffer from accident, injury or chronic pain just accept it as part of life—but with CBD you have a powerful new way to manage your pain and heal your body at the cellular level. While CBD won’t be the only part of your treatment plan it can be a game changer!
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