CBD for Fibromyalgia

Updated: Oct 7, 2021

After successfully defeating in legalization, CVD has been legalized in almost all state the US as long as it contains less than 0.3 % THC it is an incredible therapeutic compound which is used to reduce the symptoms of numerous health conditions such as pain, inflammation, depression, PTSD and anxiety. Preliminary research has shown that CBD can also help with their health condition called fibromyalgia. Here is a quick look at this health condition and how CBD can help with it.



What is fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic health condition that leads to mucoskeletal pain. Intense painful sensations are produced by the brain and the spinal cord. Most common symptoms of fibromyalgia are chronic pain fatigue and reduced concentration. The onset of fibromyalgia is usually backed by genetics, infection or physical stress or injury. To date, there is no effective treatment of fibromyalgia and patients are given NSAIDS or opioids to seek relief from pain.

How can CBD help with fibromyalgia?

CBD and other cannabinoids can interact with the human endocannabinoid system and help it perform optimally. Research has shown that both CBD and THC are quite effective in relieving pain sensation. Since CBD is more effective in pain relief, CBD should be used in combination with THC to reduce its intoxicating effect. Not only this, research has shown that CBD can interact with the trpv1 receptors that are directly involved in producing pain perception. CBD is a safer option as compared to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opioid as it does not cause any severe side effects n is completely safe to use.

CBD can also help in reducing fatigue. Research has shown that CBD is quite helpful with chronic fatigue syndrome as it helps the body in maintaining overall stability by regulating important physiological functions such as respiration temperature and blood flow. Patients who are suffering from fatigue have out of balance homeostasis which leads to the discomfort.