Let's dive into this week's topic - Should you take CBD for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain?
Rheumatoid Arthritis has been a common autoimmune disease and often occurs between the ages of 40 and 60. Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease which affects joints as well as the tissue surrounding them. Due to being an autoimmune disease, which means that the immune system with arthritis does not function properly, causing this to attack its own tissue and joints.
Research has shown that based off a survey taken in July 2018 by 2,500 respondents, found that chronic pain and joint pain are the top two medical conditions for which people take CBD. Followed by the next three - anxiety, depression and insomnia.
While pain is mentioned as the most overwhelming arthritis symptom, studies has shown that using CBD to manage this symptom has been effective in relieving pain.
CBD binds to the body's CB2 receptors, which are linked to the immune system, thus it acts directly on the immune system by halting its excessive functioning. Since rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammation, CBD is an increasingly popular choice for a natural approach to reducing this disease. Studies has shown that CBD oil could prove to be a soothing remedy for arthritis.
"CBD oil and other cannabis-based treatments could provide more than just temporary relief; they could possibly offer genuine healing."
How you can use CBD ~
CBD is available as an oil, cream or salve which people can apply to the skin of the areas affected by arthritis, or may also be taken as an oral supplement.
The most common and popular form of CBD use is absorption through the mucous membrane. This kind of method makes efficient use of CBD and has the fastest results as the active ingredients of CBD oil are directly absorbed through the mucous membrane in the mouth and into the bloodstream.
Simply place desired amount under your tongue from the dropper, hold it in your mouth for 30 - 60 seconds, then swallow.