- Already known in the 19th century
- Treatment of migraine with hemp and CBD
- How do I use hemp for migraine?
In 1892, Dr. William Osler, one of the then most famous physicians of the United States, the recommendation for the use of Hemp for migraine attacks. In combination with other medicines, this helped both in treatment and prevention. Osler's book "The Principles and Practice of Medicine" was one of the most important works in the English-speaking world at the time. But even today, patients successfully use hemp products to treat seizures.
According to studies, CBD can both Reduce the frequency of attacks as well as the Reduce duration and strength. Thus, with hemp, patients can have a piece of Regain quality of life.
Scientists at the Neurological Institute of the University of California in San Francisco have proven the connection between migraines and the body's own cannabinoid system. The investigations revealed Interactions between the endocannabinoid system and the serotonin system in the Pain processing when walking. Furthermore, dhe most popular migraine drugs are triptans, which bind to serotonin receptors. Researchers concluded from studies that the effect of these triptans is mediated in a certain brain region by endocannabinoid-containing nerve cells.
Apparently, the binding sites for cannabinoids influence the Development of headaches. In addition, the increase in endocannabinoid tone in the body through the external supply of Cannabidiol (CBD) are activated. Researchers have also demonstrated that the anti-inflammatory effect of electroacupuncture on migraine attacks was mediated by cannabinoid receptors.
According to a study at the University of Colorado in Aurora and other medical institutions, medical hemp has been able to reduce the incidence of Migraine attacks from an average of 10.4 to 4.6 per month reduce. According to this, hemp and CBD in particular can reduce the Halve the number of attacks.
So far, there is only one clinical study from Italy on the effectiveness of hemp for migraine. This study from 2017 shows the same effectiveness of hemp in prophylaxis as with other pharmaceutical therapies.
How do I use CBD for migraine?
Hemp-based CBD products are only slowly being rediscovered as a migraine remedy, but initial research results show the importance of the endocannabinoid system in the Development and treatment of migraine. In addition, the psychoactive cannabinoid THC, which is illegal in our country, also plays a role in this regard, which slows down the development.
Nevertheless, the remaining cannabinoids are legal and freely available. CBD oils for headaches are particularly popular with our customers. The CBD extract is dissolved in valuable hemp oil. You can also take CBD oils with you wherever you go and they can be taken easily and discreetly. CBD products in organic quality are furthermore available in the online shop.
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