Can CBD Help Treat Spasms & Leg Cramps?

Can CBD Help Treat Spasms & Leg Cramps?

After a long and tumultuous day at work, you crash out on your bed, only to wake up with a cramped leg in the middle of the night. It very well may be a small issue, but if you’re not cautious enough, it might prompt mishaps as your capacity to stand is enormously compromised. A sudden uncontrollable contraction or tightness of muscles, normally known as muscle fit or spasm, is the immediate cause of cramps. It’s agonizing and may keep going for quite a long time. It mostly happens due to long hours of muscle inactivity or too much muscle strain, inadequate stretching before physical activity, strenuous exercise in hot weather, dehydration, and salt imbalance. Sometimes, one may get cramps for no apparent reason. Prescription drugs are mostly ineffective, and there are no recommended medicines to cure cramps. However, doctors often prescribe muscle relaxants, calcium channel blockers, and pain relievers – each with their share of mild to severe side effects and addiction. Although not problematic in most cases, chronic and acute cramps can significantly reduce quality of life. Cannabidiol (CBD), which is derived from the hemp plants, a near relative of marijuana, offers relief from spasm with no severe symptoms. As a member of a group of chemicals, known as cannabinoids, CBD is typically found in cannabis plants. Hence, it’s termed phytocannabinoid [‘Phyto’: plant]. How CBD May Help Reduce Spasm and Cramps Before going into the inner workings of CBD in our body, you must first know a little…

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