Listen to any podcast and there’s a good chance you’ll hear an ad for CBD products.
They’re everywhere, including gas stations, grocery stores, movie theaters, the mall...because they’re in demand
Stressed and anxious patients are looking for help with their pain, sleep problems, and anxiety, and they’re interested in CBD. When they have questions, who do you want them getting answers from — a mall kiosk, or you?
We know the assumptions and stereotypes that accompany CBD products, so let’s get past the stigmas and generalizations and cut straight to the science and facts about cannabis.
Overwhelmed with CBD options — patients need to be educated by someone with your clinical experience. Because if you don’t have the answers about these products, their safety, and their effectiveness, your patients could be easily misled.
Let’s start by looking at chronic pain
. Did you know that approximately 50 million Americans live with some form of chronic pain? That’s 20% of the population
struggling to find relief. A recent study
found that 62% of medical cannabis users are using it to treat “enduring pain” – but what does the research show? And what can we as professionals ethically endorse?
Genevieve Newton, DC, PhD, provides a timely update in the video below.
This blog is the first in a series examining the effects of CBD on common physical and mental health conditions. Check out the next installments to get an update on the latest research and recommendations: CBD for Better Sleep
and CBD for Depression and Anxiety