What is Chronic Pain? If you have pain that has persists for more than 3 months and not been relieved by medical or surgical care, you may have a chronic pain condition. Chronic pain is characterized by generalized muscle or nerve pain, that persists well beyond reasonable expectations of recovery; it affects 100 million Americans or 2 out of 5 adults.
Some conditions and diseases associated with chronic pain include, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid arthritis, HIV/AIDS, Cancer, Spinal diseases Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS/RSD), recurrent headaches, including migraines, and neurological disorders resulting from damage to the nerves like shingles.
How Marijuana Can Be an Effective Treatment for Back Pain? One alternative treatment for back pain is medical cannabis. Medical weed is increasingly becoming a preferred treatment for patients with chronic back pain. Although conventional treatments can be effective in treating the symptoms of back pain, they can also come with side effects like nausea, stomach upset, ulcers and gastric bleeding. Medical marijuana can be an alternative for back pain without the side effects associated with traditionally pain meds. Marijuana for back pain can help reduce or eliminate pain so you can live an active life, eliminate your need to take highly addictive medications, decrease depression, insomnia and anxiety that accompany chronic pain. Give you peace of mind that you’re using a natural treatment and live a better quality of life.