A lot of people use CBD as a pain reliever.
According to Shape, research has suggested that it can help control neuropathic pain and chemotherapy-related pain, so it’s not a huge leap from there to imagine that it might help with other kinds of pain, too. But that’s not the only thing CBD can do — it actually has a rather long list of therapeutic benefits.
Now you’re skeptical, because any substance that can be used to treat that many different ailments can usually only be found in the “natural medicines” section between the diet pills and the non-GMO powdered unicorn urine, which basically means it’s modern America’s version of snake oil. But CBD is different, because its long list of therapeutic uses are actually proven. That’s right, we said “proven.” By actual science.
The FDA recently approved a CBD-derived drug for the treatment of pediatric seizure disorders, and research has shown promise for other applications, too. CBD can be helpful for anxiety and mood disorders, and some doctors call it “a legitimate antipsychotic.” It can also help with insomnia and acne. Down the road, it could even be used to treat chronic diseases like Crohn’s and inflammatory bowel disease, and patients with degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s.
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