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Hemp as a treatment for muscles and joint pain
You suffer from joint pain when there is inflammation of the ligaments, cartilage, tendons or the muscles. It is usually associated with one or the other form of arthritis and it occurs in the joint. Your joint pain could vary from being a severe pain that is debilitating or just a mild discomfort.
Conditions that cause joint pain
Discomfort or pain in the joints is mostly a symptom of an underlying disease or condition. The most common component of joint pain is inflammation. Some of the conditions that include joint pain are:
Why is joint pain caused?
The main focus when it comes to relieving the pain in your joints is to reduce the inflammation. An acute inflammation is your body’s response to an infection or injury. It is part of the body's healing process and you will see swelling, redness, pain and loss of joint mobility. Usually, such kind of acute inflammation is your body’s response to a surgery or an insect bite and only requires temporary pain relief.
If you are suffering from chronic inflammation on the other hand, this is due to an inflammatory disorder and you will find it in cases where a severe condition like arthritis or cancer is present.
Benefits of Hemp for joint pain
The hemp plant has several substances in it which fights inflammation and pain; it contains beta-caryophyllene which you find in culinary herbs. There have been many studies which show that cannabis can help maintain and prevent joint and arthritic pain.
Hemp treatment options
Always talk to a healthcare professional before using hemp products since they could have contraindications with other medications or to know their side effects.