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Cannabis may help even from migraines!

Migraine is primarily among women is very common type of headache. It usually affects one half of the head, and usually also returns repeatedly. Severe throbbing pain is often accompanied by irritability, increased sensitivity to sound and light stimuli, nausea or vomiting. According to the promising results of scientific studies might cause you to relieve these problems hemp.

The system helps relieve pain

The endocannabinoid system of the brain that activates cannabis use plays a significant role in the processing of pain signals. Its activation leads to a decreased release of neurotransmitters (chemicals released by nerve endings and intended to transmit nerve impulses) controlling the perception of painful stimuli. But how these processes are applied specifically in connection with the development of migraine, it is still not known exactly. However, results of studies strongly suggest that activation of the endocannabinoid system through cannabidiol (CBD) could be a promising future effective therapeutic tool for calming painful symptoms of migraines. Its indisputable advantage is also the fact that not a psychotropic. Therefore, does not induce discomfort daze.

Treat the migraine been tried cannabis

Hemp, Cannabis indica specifically for the treatment of migraines already used in 1915, Sir William Osler, one of the recognized fathers of modern medicine. But that interest in the use of cannabis for this purpose faded. The very next year, namely dr. Walter Ernest Dixon, a professor of pharmacology at King's College at Cambridge University, in his work he described the therapeutic effects of cannabis in treating pain head. But why did this work, these scientists know too. We understand better thanks to deeper exploration of recent years.

Cannabidiol as an adjunct therapy

Extract from cannabidiol is highly effective for calming during repeated moderately severe to severe headaches, often accompanied by other symptoms as well. Patients being treated with cannabidiol usually cope with these problems better or they are doing is completely eliminated. Cannabidiol is for these reasons an appropriate complement to the basic treatment. Prior to its use, however, in any case, first consult your doctor.

Author of the article: Ivana Hufová
Expert guarantor article: MD. George Náhlovský

Source: U lékař

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