Fibromyalgia is a long-term disorder which causes widespread pain in bones and muscles. This is a chronic disease which means it is incurable and a combination of medication, exercises and a healthy diet is recommended by doctors. But few researchers have suggested that CBD can be also be used to reduce the pain arising from Fibromyalgia.
Let us discuss more on CBD For Fibromyalgia further in the article:

What is Fibromyalgia?

According to Mayo Clinic, “Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues.”

Fibromyalgia is a widespread disorder and has affected around 10 million people in the United States and about 3% to 6% of the world’s population.

Also, around 75-90% of all these patients are women as women are more prone to this disorder than men.

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Pretty sure I look sick today. People don’t seem to understand that unless they’re very close to someone with a chronic illness they won’t see us at our worst when we often do look sick because at our worst getting out of bed is difficult. My illness may be mostly invisible but the rashes from flare ups, the bags under my eyes from exhaustion, the sweat from fevers I get with flares, and the fact I haven’t showered in days is certainly not invisible. From queeriouslyill

Different Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia begins after any stress or any physical trauma or surgery and infection.
These symptoms are:

A constant pain which has lasted for at least three months or more. This pain must occur on both sides of your body as well as below and above your waist.

Fibromyalgia patients feel tired even after sleeping for a longer period of times.

Patients suffering from this disorder also suffer from “Fibro Fog” which impairs their ability to stay focused and concentrate on things.

Benefits of CBD For Fibromyalgia

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CBD-Over all calm -A calm I fell through my whole body. When I would sit on the couch & watch a movie with my husband I’d get so uncomfortable & constantly move around, my muscles would just hurt & if I tried to ignore it I’d have to move & it would make sitting through anything difficult. •Better Mood -When I’m always in pain I become cranky & short tempered. Since starting CBD I honestly feel I laugh more & don’t snap at my husband over little things. Something I always hated doing was taking my pain & frustration out on him. •Better Sleep – I would always would wake up achey & feel like I didn’t sleep at all. I actually slept through from when I went to sleep at 11pm and woke at 5am, I couldn’t tell you the last time that actually happened to me. Even before behind diagnosed with IC I didn’t sleep well, always got up to pee or when I got woken up I couldn’t fall back asleep, my mind is always going it’s very difficult to shut it off. (I have had some nights still like this but it has definitely lessened) Would wake up every morning with a headache that would take hours to go away. Since taking CBD I don’t wake up with that headache anymore. I couldn’t talk to my husband for the first hour or two of the morning cause I’d just be mean from the pain. * Back pain has lessened. It hasn’t gone completely away but I’ve been able to walk my dog which was something I avoided doing because walking for long periods (even short periods) would hurt my back. * As for my IC I haven’t had a flare or any symptoms since I started taking CBD but when I began taking it was also around the time my mensural cycle was beginning and my symptoms always let up around that time. I’m still waiting to see how it goes as time goes on and keep updates on what happens. @my_ic_journey_

CBD is an organic and very powerful cannabinoid which can be used to treat many health problems such as anxiety, insomnia, depression, stress, skin issues, mood swings and more.

Studies state that CBD can be used to treat Fibromyalgia and its various symptoms as well.

In a study done in 2011, 28 patients suffering FM who were Cannabis users and 28 non-users were included in the study. Cannabis users referred to different duration of drug consumption; the route of administration was smoking (54%), oral (46%) and combined (43%). The amount and frequency of cannabis used were also different among patients.

After 2 hours of use, there was a significant reduction in pain levels and stiffness.

Studies also show that FM has some connection to the Endocannabinoid deficiency which states that an absence of regulation of the Endocannabinoid system can lead to such pain. So CBD interacts with the Endocannabinoid system to regulate the FM symptoms.

A survey conducted by the National Pain Foundation of over 1300 patients suffering from FM stated that ” medical cannabis is far more effective at treating symptoms of fibromyalgia than any of the three prescription drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat the disorder,” in which 62% of the patients reported that medical cannabis makes them feel better.

Conclusion

So, CBD For Fibromyalgia can be consumed to fight the symptoms as well as the pain arising from Fibromyalgia. CBD is an organic remedy and will also not induce a high in you.

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