I’ll re-blog this, as when I worked in the Pain Medicine Department of our local hospital, the nurses running clinical trials offered a trial of Sativex, a cannabis-based mouth spray to aid pain relief. There was no shortage of patients wanting to take part! When I first heard of the trial I imagined the nurses standing at the clinic door handing out giant spliffs, but it wasn’t quite like that.
Cannabis-based products do help with pain relief, and I’m sure this cream will too. I don’t think it’s on sale here in the UK, although I just looked up ‘Sativex’ on Google and that one seems to be available.
Yesterday, I visited a local cannabis dispensary in order to buy some CBD cream because cold weather has made the joints in my fingers very stiff and a little painful. I have osteoarthritis in my hands and it has become progressively more of a nuisance over the years. So, when I heard that someone I know was using CBD cream for pain, I thought I would give it a try. This purchase added to my previous experience in taking advantage of the newly-legal availability of cannabis-related products.
In June last year, I wrote a blog post describing how I had begun using CBD Oil to help me sleep. I continue to use it occasionally, and it has always provided a reliable seven hours of sound sleep.
When I decided to buy the CBD oil, I wasn’t quite sure how to go about it. Cannabis had been legal in Canada…
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