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Can CBD Help With Treating Arthritis?

Stacey Wellington

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7 Amazing Benefits of Medical Marijuana for Seniors

Statistical data for healthcare indicates that arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States. Approximately 54.4 million people in the country are suffering from arthritis which is very painful and adversely affects the quality of life. In the last few years, Cannabidiol (CBD) derived from the industrial hemp plant is being widely advertised as a natural and effective treatment for different health problems especially pain and inflammation. So many patients who are suffering from arthritis would like to find out the effectiveness of CBD for treating arthritis.

Types of Arthritis

Though there are different types of arthritis, most patients in the country are suffering from either rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease, in which the hands, feet of the patient become swollen, and the patient has stiff joints. For osteoarthritis, the joints, cartilages of the knees, hips, and thumbs are affected, leading to pain when there is movement. Since all kinds of arthritis are painful for the patient, they usually use allopathic medicines, like painkillers to alleviate the pain. In addition to being expensive, these medicines may also have horrible side effects. This is why many patients are interested in other alternative medicines like CBD.

CBD for Pain Relief

In the last few years, arthritis patients looking for alternative treatment methods have been using CBD since many claim that it is very effective for reducing their pain and inflammation. The active ingredients in the CBD are affecting the endocannibinoid system, especially some of the receptors. This may reduce the pain which the person suffering from arthritis is experiencing if he is taking the right amount of CBD. Studies also indicate that the the CBD ingredients affect the receptors in the brain, linked to pain, due to which the patient will experience less pain.

Using CBD

A large number of businesses online and offline are selling CBD of different grades, concentrations, and specifications. While CBD oil and tinctures are the most widely used form of CBD, CBD gels and creams are also available. Depending on the severity of the pain and inflammation, the arthritis patient should decide how much CBD he will require daily. Then he can consume CBD oil directly, add it to the food. Alternately the gel or cream can be applied to the area around the joint which is inflamed. Usually, patients start with a small amount of CBD initially and increasing their dosage daily until the desired reduction in pain is reached.

Benefits of CBD

The main benefit of using CBD for arthritis treatment is that there are very few side effects compared to conventional pain killers and it reduces inflammation. Though CBD oil can be derived from both the industrial hemp and cannabis plant, in the United States, only CBD derived from the industrial hemp plant is legal. Also, the user should ensure that the THC content of the CBD oil is less than 0.3% to conform to legal requirements.

The arthritis patient should consult their doctor while finalizing the dosage of CBD so that it does not affect their other treatments.

Benefits of Medical Marijuana

The State of Cannabis in Washington State: Things To Know in 2021

Jordan Webber

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The Pacific Northwest is well known for its beautifully lush landscapes, crisp apples, fresh air, and progressive lifestyle/health views. Being the only state named after a United States president(George Washington), Washington is a place many happily and willingly call home or their sanctuary.  

In terms of other well-knowns, Washington state was one of the first to legalize cannabis for recreational use nearly a decade ago (2012 to be exact). As long as you are 21 years old or older and reside in the state, you can privately partake in the consumption of cannabis without any legal ramifications. This has been an appeal to many across the country, with some actually moving to the state for this reason.

In 2021, and with the dawn of a new administration in the White House, marijuana looks to have a very bright few years ahead. We’ve already seen an emergence of pot stocks and hometown dispensaries budding up all around the United States and the rest of North America, and that only looks to continue into the near future.

If you’re in the mood to finally take the leap into using cannabis, now could be a great time to learn more about this wonderful plant and its many healing and rejuvenating properties. 

What is it used for mainly in 2021?

Cannabis was once thought only to be good for “getting high.” There has been a plethora of scientific research giving us a better understanding of this miracle plant. It has been used to treat Cancer, Epilepsy, Seizures, Glaucoma, PTSD, Multiple Sclerosis, Inflammation, and even Alzheimer’s disease. In 2021 after a rough 2020, many have been using it as a healthier way to indulge at home, protecting themselves from the ongoing pandemic. Instead of frequent alcohol consumption, there has been a larger shift towards the consumption of cannabis as it has been stated to be less harmful to vital organs like the heart and liver. Alcohol also creates a lot of inflammation within the body, whereas cannabis reportedly fights inflammation. 

Best places to buy it in 2021?

The best places to purchase your cannabis are from state-licensed retailers in Washington. Purchasing weed through private means(aka black-market) is still illegal and should be avoided at all costs. Make sure to do your due diligence when seeking reputable dispensaries as there are “pop-up shops” that claim being licensed but are not, and purchasing from them could result in a hefty fine or even jail time. 

Per WeedMaps, Medical marijuana patients may purchase and possess up to:

  • 3 ounces of marijuana, or 85 grams;
  • 48 ounces, or 1.36 kilograms of marijuana-infused products in solid form;
  • 1.69 gallons, or 6.4 liters of marijuana-infused products in liquid form, or; 
  • 21 grams of marijuana concentrate.

Washington state cannabis Legislation in 2021

As far as growing and cultivation of marijuana for personal use, this is still illegal. Washington cannabis laws are more liberal than other states, but there are still many restrictions, such as not being able to consume it in “public view”. The most notable push in the cannabis space in Washinton state is a bill for home cultivation.

Conclusion

Washington is a great place to visit and, for many, is one of the best places to call home due to its stance on cannabis consumption. With 2021 being a year of progression, it looks like the state of cannabis in Washington will only continue to shine.

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Topical CBD for Pain: Does it Even Work? [VIDEO]

Carissa Stevens

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CBD for Pain

CBD is now known all over the world as a pain reducer and an anti-inflammatory substance. The most common ways of consuming it is by taking it orally or through smoking or inhalation. Now, this video will further explore the effectiveness of topical CBD for pain.

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CBD and Inflammation – Morning Marijuana News [VIDEO]

Carissa Stevens

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CBD and Inflammation

Inflammation is our body’s natural response when it is being harmed. However, severe or prolonged inflammation can be debilitating. This is where CBD comes in along with its proven anti-inflammatory properties. This video gives us a better idea on how exactly CBD fights inflammation.

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