CBD For Neuropathic Pain: How Does it Help? [Research Based]

CBD For Neuropathic Pain: How Does it Help? [Research Based]

Pain – in any form – can cause a lot of discomforts. But when it concerns your hands or legs, appendages a human being needs the most, it can make life really miserable. When we talk about neuropathy or nerve damage, we usually talk about peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral nerves (outside the brain and spinal cord) comprise the peripheral nervous system. This system carries touch and pain sensations and enables motor and cognitive actions, between the body’s peripheral parts and the brain via the spinal cord. When a nerve is damaged, these processes are disrupted and patients often experience a stabbing or searing pain, accompanied by a tingling sensation or numbness and painful cramps. They may also experience weakness of the affected parts that may extend to other parts of the body. In the case of mild symptoms, doctors may prescribe pain-killers or anti-inflammatory drugs. If the pain or inflammation gets too severe, they may even advise you to take opioid analgesics, anti-seizure drugs, or antidepressants to overcome neuropathy. Irrespective of their immense benefits to mankind so far, all these types of medications are only meant to reduce the symptoms, but not to fix the underlying problem. Besides, they all come with their respective set of side-effects that one can’t avoid. With the legalization of hemp-derived Cannabidiol (CBD), however, a relatively safer alternative has opened up for patients looking to find relief from pain and inflammation, caused by neuropathy (nerve damage). CBD’s Inner Workings: Can it Help Alleviate Neuropathic Pain? Since…

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