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Pain Disorder: Will marijuana help?

Discussion in 'Fitness And Well-Being' started by ticklykayak, Oct 24, 2017.


    ticklykayak Member

    Hello. Posting this thread for a friend. She has been diagnosed with pain disorder. She's asking if this can help her. I'm not so sure about this because I'm afraid that this could lead to an addictive behavior later on.

    Gladster New Member

    Her pain disorder may be caused by psychological stress. I think she should visit her doctor for medication and treatment.
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    cannetix Inc Well-Known Member

    While I am not a medical doctor I can offer some advice.

    In my opinion, Cannabis isn't a highly effective treatment for chronic pain, especially if its caused by psychological stress (which pain disorder is thought to be caused by).

    If however, your friend does decide to use Cannabis as a way of managing pain, I would recommend strains or extracts high in CBDA consumed by a means other than smoking. CBDA, according to my research, has the most significant analgesic properties of the phytocannabinoids found in Cannabis. Most strains contain very low levels of this Cannabinoid and, upon smoking or vaping, it is decarboxylated to CBD, which does not appear to have the same properties as an Analgesic.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18556441 Cannabidiolic acid as a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitory component in cannabis.
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    Lordhooha Well-Known Member

    My wife has lupus and fibro and uses cannabis to manage the pain at her va doctors suggestion.
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    dandyrandy Well-Known Member

    Arthritis here. Much better now.

    ticklykayak Member

    Thank you for your information. We are all looking into different possibilities in helping her. Just to let you know, I have come to this site -- https://www.betterhelp.com/advice/therapy/get-free-online-therapy-should-you-use-free-counseling/ and they provide online therapy for different types of mental health issues. We want to give this a try.
    New Age United

    New Age United Well-Known Member

    Well to be honest yes marijuana can lead to addiction, I smoked 4 grams a day for 10 years; I was self medicating for anxiety and it did help, but after two episodes of cannabis induced psychosis I cut down to a gram a day, now I just micro dose smoking just 0.1 grams of hash a day. Not thc is not going to help with chronic pain, however it may help with stress if you think their might be a connection. I will say this I would much rather smoke pot than take pain pills which are usually addictive themselves and far more dangerous than pot.
    John Levy

    John Levy New Member

    In my opinion, Yes Marijuana can cure Pain disorder. But, you have to firstly choose the best marijuana strains which can cure this problem. As there are many marijuana strains which can cure many problems. Some of the strains like lemon skunk, purple pineberry, willie nelson can cure problems like stress, Depression and Anxiety.

    So, Firstly choose the Best Marijuana Strain which can cure friend's Pain Disorder.
    Hope your friend will get well soon.

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