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CBD - Anyone have experience with it for RA pain?
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anyone have experience with cbd either oral, cream or oil with severe RA? Already taking simponi, plaquenil, steroids 10 mg daily for 13 yrs. On fentynal 12 patch. What if I tried cbd? Can I hope to replace the fentynal?thanks, Mary
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Hi @Mbuletza - great question and I am sure some members will be responding to you; however, I want to bring your attention to some of the top discussions were CBD was discussed as a method for treating pain. Feel free to check out these discussions and comment, as these are already on going discussions. Not each is in the RA group, but still may be of assistance as most of the conversations are about pain.
I also would recommend you join the chronic pain group by clicking here and clicking the Join Group button. I would also recommend posting your question in that group as well - That group is dedicated for anyone, no matter what the cause (RA, OA, lupus, etc.), who is dealing with chronic pain.
Here are some of the top discussions about CBD (feel free to also use the Search at the top left of the screen)
Diseases affecting muscles and joints forum: https://member.carenity.ushttps://www.carenity.us/forum/other-discussions/living-with-diseases-affecting-muscles-joints/what-natural-herbssupplements-have-you-tried-painful-joints-167?page=2
@Mbuletza how has the fetanyl patch worked for you? Did it help with pain? What about side-effects?
Yes it helps. It’s better than pills that have a roller coaster effect. It’s now been over 2 yrs on fentynal and the pain is mostly controlled but not eliminated. I don’t have any side effects that I’m aware of. I just worry because it is an opioid and the nature of RA is good and bad days. I’m just so tired of dealing with pain every day.
Hi @Mbuletza I started looking for some cbd products a while back as a solution to manage my mom's arthritic pain which has gotten worse over the years and so glad I came across CBD Infusion's products. Their cbd cream for pain is excellent stuff and works fast. This stuff has dramatically improved my mom's life as she can now take longer walks at the park and play with her grand kids. I got it at [link removed by moderator for violating community standards] - worth a try!
How are you doing? I thought I'd revive this older discussion as there's been more and more talk about CBD and its benefits in the medical community in recent years.
For those who may not know, CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a chemical compound extracted from the hemp plant, a cousin of the marijuana plant. CBD is a naturally occurring substance used in products like oils or edibles which gives a feeling of relaxation or calm when consumed. Unlike its relative, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the major active ingredient in marijuana, CBD is not psychoactive. Research is still underway into the efficacy of topical CBD, but initial findings have shown that it may be helpful in managing chronic pain and inflammation.
Have any of you tried CBD for your RA? Has it worked for you? And for those that haven't, is it something you'd be interested in trying?
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Yes, My mom has anxiety patient, and she have some pain on her feet also, so she use CBD oil, Actually I suggested to my mom which I got through [link removed by Community Manager for violation of community standards], she feels really good result of it.
I had never tried any kind of drug before, but I was told that CBD oil might be good for my anxiety. The first time I felt the effects of it, it hit me like a wave all thanks to [link removed for violation of community standards] for the wonderful product. It was strange at first but eventually I found myself feeling an overwhelming sense of relaxation and peace.
There is an error in the description of CBD. Yes, you can extract CBD from hemp, but it is nowhere near as effective as CBD from marijuana which is what I use. Topical is very good. Edibles do help. My fave is a 40:1 CBD to THC. If you can buy it online, it's from hemp. I live in WA and buy it at my local pot shop. It doesn't wipe all the pain away, but reduces it and lowers general anxiety.
I like everything related to medicine, so I would like to join your thread. You will probably find such information on the Internet. Anyway, believe it or not, but I have almost the same problem and in the past I could not even imagine that a product could help me forget about health problems. So, just try to consume CBD from this source which will also help you improve the state of health. Believe me, then try it if you are interested in it.
Good afternoon! I think the best way to use it is to just smoke, don't you? Personally, I recently decided to order to smoke cannabis because as far as I understand it perfectly helps people to just relax and not worry about their problems, but just get rid of this unpleasant feeling of anxiety.
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