Marijuana/Cannabis

Much like the marijuana plant, herbs such as arnica, bromelain, and evening primrose oil can also provide pain-relieving effects.

In addition to marijuana and hemp, herbs such as arnica, bromelain, and evening primrose oil have shown to have pain-relieving effects.

Do your research on CBD and THC and be honest about why you may want to try cannabis for pain.

 
Doctors and patients alike may be hesitant to discuss medical marijuana, or cannabidiol (CBD), as part of a strategy for relieving chronic pain. Here's how to get the conversation started.

Coping with fibromyalgia’s cycle of chronic pain, anxiety, and depression left me hopeless. When it seemed like all else had failed, I decided to try pot—and it was amazing.

Coping with fibromyalgia’s cycle of chronic pain, anxiety, and depression left this mom hopeless. When it seemed like all else had failed, she decided to try pot—and it was amazing.

Edibles. CBD oil. Buds. When using medical marijuana for pain relief, the strain, dose, and route of administration can make a difference. Plus, a word about hemp.

Before trying medical cannabis, or marijuana, for chronic pain, find out which strain, dose, and route of administration may be best to treat your symptoms. A review of CBD oil, edibles, flower buds, vaping, and more.

When Roger Martin, 65, left the United States Army decades ago to return to civilian life, he had hoped to leave memories of his service behind. What he could not have known then, though, is that he would soon find himself facing a different kind of fight.

 

Many veterans would like to manage their pain using medical marijuana. But that path is fraught with controversy. Learn more.

Living with chronic pain is challenging, especially when opioids may be less available. If you are wondering about other pain relief options—including medical cannabis—here's a guide discussing alternatives with your doctor.

If you're considering trying medical cannabis for pain relief, here's how to speak with your doctor about getting a recommendation for the substance that is currently legal in 28 states.

Former NFL player Brandon Haw turned to cannabis to find relief from the physical, mental, and emotional pain he endured from various injuries suffered throughout his career. Here is his story.

Read a former NFL player's account of living with chronic pain and how using medical cannabis helped him turn his life around.

A ban on the use of medical marijuana by the National Football League (NFL) and the NFL Player’s Association could go up in smoke—that’s the case if players advocating for the use of cannabis to treat chronic pain get their way.

Some NFL players are advocating for the use of cannabis to treat chronic pain believe it is a safer alternative to opioids. Learn more.

Last March the National Institutes of Health hosted a conference titled, "Marijuana and Cannabinoids: A Neuroscience Research Summit" attended by medical and public health experts and Practical Pain Management. Here, some highlights from the meeting.

Medical and public health experts gathered at recent medical marijuana conferences sponsored by NIH. Here, highlights from the meeting.
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