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Pain from these ailments can be managed with cannabis:
Chronic Pain (and acute pain) is affected by your body’s pain control mechanism, which is connected to your natural cannabinoid receptors.
The pain signal (types of pain) that comes from the body to the brain, combined with other information such as memory and current status, is interpreted by the brain as either danger or safe.
The CBD (in cannabis medication) connects with your natural cannabinoid receptors that then reduces the pain signal and reduces anxiety in the body.
The THC (in cannabis medication) distracts the mind, thus slowing down the brains conclusion of perceived danger in the body, which then affects the pain control mechanism of your ailment.
Cannabis products supports our bodies endocannabinoid system that is found our brain, nervous system, organs and immune cells maintain our health.
The oldest USA Medical Institution, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine founded 1863 by President Lincoln, conducted the most comprehensive look at ALL the available research on cannabis , and concluded that “cannabinoids is an effective treatment for chronic pain.” January 2017
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This guide has been developed from our Whistler community over the years, so you too can be just as knowledgeable about cannabis products and how they affect you.
You can limit or eliminate prescription pain medications, including opioids such as OxyContin, Codeine, Tramadol, Vicodin & Norco , as well as Clonazepam, Lexapro or Celebrex with cannabis products.
Here is a summary of how different pain medications work:
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
Over 20 chronic & acute pain with cannabis studies from various Universities, Medical Institutes, Government departments that support our cannabis recommendations of cannas types, methods of delivery, and dosage.
Pharmaceutical companies can not patent the cannabis plant, which makes it not profitable for them, therefore the trials needed for Drs to prescribe cannabis has not been funded by these companies.
We understand that you have chronic pain, either from injury, disease or disorder,and most likely are using or have used one of these opioid pain meds: OxyContin, Codeine, Tramadol, Vicodin & Norco, or other types of pain medication such as Ibuprofen, Clonazepam, Lexapro or Celebrex and now you want to know what cannabis strain, products or delivery mechanism to use for your particular pain condition and lifestyle situation.
Our objective is to take the hassle out of your chronic or acute pain management shopping experience, by explaining how cannabis and chronic pain work based by the latest study (January 2017) from the oldest USA Medical Institution, founded 1863 by President Lincoln, with what types of strains to use and what delivery methods to manage your pain.
Mount Herbal Institute knowledge also comes from scientific documented medical studies, cannabis compound profiles, industry relations with various major cannabis pharmaceutical facilities and user strain reviews from multiple canna websites.