CBD Oil For Nerve Pain Management
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil treats neuropathic nerve pain in different medical conditions. We present the medical evidence around the effective use of CBD oil.
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil in Australia is used to treat chronic nerve pain, but is it an effective long-term solution to neuropathic pain?
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is used in Australia to relieve nerve pain symptoms. Neuropathic (nerve) pain can be treated with CBD oil. CBD oil reduces the intensity of pain for patients. CBD can be used as cream or oil to stop neuropathic and inflammatory pain.
Medicinal CBD oil is being used as an alternative medicine when nothing else works, or the doctors believe that this will be a safer and more effective treatment for the patient.
Everyone’s experience with nerve pain is different, so let us know in the comments below if you have had any success with CBD oil.
What Is Nerve Pain?
Nerve pain, otherwise known as neuropathic pain, is how our body tells us something is wrong. If you cut yourself without visually seeing it, the pain will let you know where it is.
The pain signals travel through our nerves and all the way up to our brain. Our brain will then register the sensation as pain.
In some cases where a person’s nervous system isn’t working as it should, there may be delays in receiving pain signals, or you may not feel any pain.
In other cases, a person can feel severe burning, stabbing or a prickling sensation when they shouldn’t.
The most extreme cases of nerve pain (hyperalgesia) in both the hands and feet, where the lightest touch could trigger nerve pain when it shouldn’t.
Any nerve pain can be uncomfortable or extremely unbearable, and studies have found that CBD oil may be an effective treatment all levels of pain.
What Is CBD Oil?
In previous articles, we covered all there is to know about the benefits of CBD oil, based on facts and evidence.
Cannabidiol oil, otherwise known as CBD oil, is the most popular type of medicinal cannabis medicine.
CBD oil has been scientifically proven through research, clinical trials, and real-life use cases to treat:
Research shows that CBD interacts with our body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS) that in turn, affects the signals our brain receives for pain.
CBD oil is the most popular of the family of cannabis medicines because it is non-psychoactive.
That means there are no intoxicating “high” effects, and you can even drive after taking CBD oil.
Lastly, the after-effects of CBD oil are minimal, and most patients report no adverse effects from taking CBD oil short-term or long-term.
Can CBD Oil Treat Nerve Pain?
Yes, there have been extensive studies completed around the use of CBD oil to treat various types of nerve pain that have delivered positive results.
The most medically positive effects of CBD oil is its ability to:
- Reduce pain
- Reduce seizures
- Reduce nausea
It has been used to effectively reduce patient’s reliance on heavier opioids derived drugs due to its effective pain treatment, non-addictive personality, and minimal side-effects.
Doctors prescribe patients if CBD oil in droplet bottles. Each bottle contains a different ratio of CBD oil, so you can expect the first prescription will be a lighter dosage.
As the doctor prescribes, when you feel pain, you can take the drops under your tongue and keep it there for a minute.
The effects of CBD oil is fast, and most patients notice a significant reduction in nerve pain within a few minutes.
Overall, CBD oil is effective at treating various types of nerve pain. It is non-intoxicating, non-addictive, and has minimal side effects.
Evidence Around CBD Oil Treating Nerve Pain
Even though Australians access to medical CBD oil has come late (2016), we are fortunate enough to lean on the decades of medical research available from North America and Europe.
CBD oil has been proven scientifically and medically to be an effective treatment for nerve pain.
CBD Oil Treating Chronic Nerve Pain
Most clinic studies and medical research have shown that CBD oil has an analgesic effect on patients with neuropathic pain.
Nerve pain is one of the most uncomfortable symptoms that Australians experience every day due to a large number of medical conditions.
CBD oil has so far proven effective at treating neuropathic pain.
Patients only need to take a few drops of CBD oil under their tongue, and the pain can be reduced within minutes.
Clinical studies showed that even after two years, CBD oil was just as effective at treating nerve pain.
CBD oil is a non-addictive, non-intoxicating alternative to heavier opioid pain killers.
What were your experiences with nerve pain and CBD oil? Let us know in the comments below!
James is an experienced writer and legal cannabis advocate in Australia. He answers all the questions about business, legalisation and medicinal cannabis.
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