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Cannabis Company Designs Pain Patch For Fibromyalgia And Nerve Pain 2/23/17

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia' started by *GG*, May 31, 2017.

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    Cannabis has been used as an all-purpose homeopathic remedy for centuries. Over time, evidence suggests that the plant was an herbal remedy for psycho-neurological disorders, breast cancer, rheumatism, sexual disorders, and painful complications related to childbirth. Now, this ancient tool has a new, modern application. A cannabis patch is in development for patients with fibromyalgia and diabetic nerve pain.

    Fibromyalgia and diabetic neuropathy have a couple of things in common. Both conditions involve seemingly unexplainable pain, tingling, and can drastically reduce your quality of life.

    Early research suggests that cannabis may have powerful therapeutic effects for both conditions, and this new pain patch offers a novel new approach for conditions that are incredibly difficult to treat.

    A 2014 survey from the National Pain Foundations found that cannabis was considered the most effective pain medication by fibromyalgia patients who were willing to experiment with the herb.

    Not all survey respondents had consumed cannabis. However, those that had suggested that the herb worked better at managing pain than the leading prescriptions for fibromyalgia, including Savella, Cymbalta, and Lyrica.

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    http://herb.co/2017/02/23/cannabis-pain-patch/
     

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