Israeli researchers have found that medical cannabis can significantly ease lower-back pain, but that not all types of marijuana do the job.
Four out of five people have lower back pain at some point in their lives, making it one of the most common reasons people visit their doctors. It usually gets better within a few weeks but may become chronic, with pain ranging from mild to severe, making it difficult or impossible to walk, work, sleep or carry out routine activities.
People over the age of 30 – especially those who are overweight or have jobs with a lot of lifting and bending, diseases like osteoarthritis or scoliosis and poor posture – are at high risk for such pain. Treatments include cortisone injections, manipulation, physical therapy and even surgery.
Dr. Dror Robinson and Dr. Mustafa Yassin of the Orthopedics Department of Hasharon Hospital of the Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva, and Sivan Ritter of the University of Haifa, published their new study in the Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal published online by the Rambam Health Care Campus under the title “Comparing Sublingual and Inhaled Cannabis Therapies for Low Back Pain: An Observational Open-Label Study.”
Driven by public demand, medical cannabis is growing as a common treatment in medicine, especially for pain relief, despite the lack of established scientific basis, they wrote.
Two types of cannabis treatment were given to chronic low-back-pain patients. The first was cannabidiol (CBD)-rich sublingual (under the tongue) extract treatment over a period of 10 months.
After a month of no treatment, the same group received Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-rich whole dried cannabis flowers that were smoked in the form of cannabis cigarettes for 12 months. Oral consumption in the form of edibles such as cookies is reserved for children and was not relevant to this group of adult patients.
The number of participants was small – 24 people, seven women and 17 men, whose MRI or CT scans of the spine showed disc herniation or spinal stenosis – but the results were convincing. The most commonly reported initial side effects were nausea, sore throat, drowsiness, dizziness and fatigue, all of which were transient and disappeared after dose tolerance was achieved. Most of these adverse effects were noted in female patients.
So many peopke have benifitted from our prodcuts yet there is still a gap in understanding. Dosage and what product to choose makes a huge differacne. To get the desired result reach out and book a “Free Online Consultation” This we have done to help close the gap between the vast knowledge we have and the amount of info regarding Full Spectrum CBD. We have found it is to onerous to expect all pharmacists and front shop staff to comprehend all the info as it is a vast amount of content for each condition, dosages and drug interactions etc.
Thus to ensure your customers get correct dosage and use of product we have launched this initiative that helps you and your customer. This way you can feel confident in giving a customer a specific product according to their need. Instructing them to use the dosage indicated on the packaging and then to contact us via our website booking system to get expert advice on how to adjust dosage relevant to whatever condition they might have.
We have already looked after a large number of customers via this system to great effect and thank you to those resllers that are making use of this sytem. Your customers are benfiting from it.
Full Spectrum ONLY!
Elixinol ONLY uses Full Spectrum extracts that are up to 30 times more effective than the non-effective isolate CBD that is predominatley sold to unsuspecting customers in South Africa.
Elixinol uses Super Critical Extraction regarded as the cleanset extraction method. Combined with from seed to customer, Elixinol knows and tests all products during production so you can rest assured of our prodcuts being true to label and the best of breed.
Elixinol is regarded world wide as the gold standard in Full Spectrum extracts and has been fundemental in securing the rights for all South Africans to enjoy the benfits of using our Full Spectrum Hemp based plant extract. Elixinol are founding memberes of the CTAA (Cannabis Trade Association Africa) and certified members.
THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY SAHPRA AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT OR CURE ANY DISEASE. ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE STARTING A NEW HEALTH SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM. *Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural component of Hemp Oil. Elixinol™ is a Health Supplement. We do not sell any products made of Marijuana. This message contains information which may be confidential and privileged. Unless you are the addressee (or authorized to receive for the addressee), you may not use, copy or disclose to anyone the message or any information contained in the message. If you have received the message in error, please advise the sender by reply and delete the message.