Results for Chronic Pain

Increased Access to Cannabis May Reduce Opioid Prescriptions

The opioid-related death rate is growing in the U.S., and health officials surmise that cannabis may reduce the necessity of opioid prescriptions

Medical Cannabis Superior to Opioids for Chronic Pain, Study Finds

Sufferers of chronic pain have been faced with a perilous decision--risk a crippling addiction to opioids or find a way to live with the pain. A clinical study has focused on medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, and the results may be a turning point towards a safe, plant-based option for easing pain

Natural Solutions to the Opioid Crisis

Originally published at Heal Naturally

The opioid epidemic is raging out of control in the United States and other Western countries. Meanwhile, the discussion of natural alternatives is almost non-existent. As if nature doesn’t provide any pain relief.

The reality is that many pharmaceutical pain drugs have been developed as synthetic analogues of natural herbs that reduce pain. Aspirin, for example, was synthesized as an analogue of a constituent in Meadowsweet herb and Willow Bark.

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