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Introducing underwhelmed receptor sites with cannabinoids that act like endocannabinoids can, in a sense, correct the deficiency and result in a therapeutic effect.
CBD modulates the receptor signaling associated with THC, which is why their co-presence has become so important in the field of cannabis therapeutics. Finding the right one will rely heavily on your unique circumstances, but there are some key ideas to keep in mind while narrowing down your search.
Hey Bailey I liked your post! I wrote a response: We have some really fascinating content relating to CBD and anxiety coming up in mid-October, and it should help address some of the questions raised about dosing on your blog.
This page has links to all the CBD topics covered for that series: Hope you find these articles to be useful. Research is quite limited. Would you be able to steer me toward bona fide sites to research. Perhaps, you have already written an article?
Keep up the good work. I love the new publicity around CBD because it benefits both medicinal patients and the cannabis community as a whole. And yes CBD can absolutely reduce anxiety and paranoia. However these strains are often very difficult if not impossible to find in states and countries where cannabis is not legal for medicinal purposes.
More common — but still difficult to find in some places — are strains with a 1: These are my favourite. I find that they do still get me high, but much less high than non-CBD strains and with no paranoia or anxiety at all. You get the benefits and can still get on with your day. While on vacation in the Netherlands near Amsterdam I tried to find a CBD strain — any strain — at coffee shops but had no luck whatsoever.
Here in Canada we have many different lab-tested high CBD strains, including many 1: But these are only available to medical patients ordering by mail-order. At least we have options. With greater awareness I hope that will change.
Your article about CBD is a great step in the right direction, thanks Bailey! So we tried using some cbd oil before using MJ vape and it works a treat…. Using around 15mg cbd oil. All the best and stay well. There are several high cbd strains out there. I like to mix high cbd strains with traditional strains and it works great.
However, I only experienced thc-induced anxiety occasionally. If even small amounts of thc cause you anxiety, i would start with a strain that has a higher cbd-to-thc ratio like Catatonic or Harlequin. Then, work your way up to strains with a little more thc. As your tolerance to thc builds, you should be able to eventually use higher thc, minimal cbd strains if you want, personally i dont know how i ever consumed without cbd, the experience is so much more enjoyable, but to each their own!
It gives me the chance to have a mellow experience and keeps my anxiety on an even keel. Try mixing some strains till you find the sweet spot. This article is on point! Along with the medicinal benefits, cbd allows me to use high thc strains, without any paranoia or anxiety. Apparently this is the opposite of what most people experience, usually reacting adversly to pure sativas, but regardless of the strain if it hits me weird or i over do it, i simply place 2 drops of cbd oil rso in my lip and within 10 mins, anxiety is managable, and completely gone within 30 mins.
I have also been mixing high cbd and high thc strains, which allows me to medicate and have a little fun, too. In my experience, CBD, almost completely obliterates the effects of cannabis flower or concentrate. Its a buzz annihilator leaving me in a relaxed and mellow state. I only grow strains with stable 1: I like to be creative and active when i smoke, and no paranoia.
I just started using cannabis and usually buy high cbd strains when I smoke. I also bought an all cbd vape oil. I wanted to try to actually smoke something with THC to see if it would help better with all the nerve pain I experience. So today I bought a mango haze cartridge. I smoked a bit and got anxious it seemed. Anyway I got the cbd vape out and took a couple of hits and it Immediately brought me back to reality.
It's as if the high goes downward and stays there. Your toes feel fuzzy, your heart purrs, but your thoughts flow as they normally do. You can read, write, or watch a movie with a clear head. It's like a winter home with a lively fireplace on the ground floor and a room with open windows on the top floor. This has been my experience with the pills.
But it's winter now, the season of using flammables to stay warm. I wondered, what about CBD joints? People who consume pure CBD are usually health conscious, and no one who is health conscious smokes a joint which involves inhaling carcinogens. The limited market for CBD joints makes them hard to find. Joysticks made by Green Revolution and an Avidekel pre-roll made by Tikun.
The Joysticks were packaged like cigarettes five joints in all, 4. I tried the Joysticks first, and I found that only three drags were way too much for my sensitive disposition. My body felt like a high-flying summer cloud, and my head like a block of cold stone in an autumn garden. I could not think or read or be of any use to anyone. Indeed, I'm a Spinozist. But while on one of the Joysticks, I was percent Cartesian. The mind was here.
The body was there. They were on completely different planets. The two could not be one and the same thing. The following day, when the effects of the joint had worn off, I was a Spinozist again. The next time I smoke a Joystick, I will stand on my head and see where that takes me. And what about the Tikun joint? It looked like a very skinny cigar 1 gram , and had only 0.
Because it had less THC in it than the Joysticks, it was not as disorienting after three drags. I even had a fourth drag, and then I walked around the house cleaning things. I curled up in bed, listened to a little dub music Lee Scratch Perry's Super Ape , and decided to read the news on Twitter. After an initial pain signal is sent, sensitization starts to occur.
This makes the site of tissue damage even more sensitive to pain. Even the undamaged area around the tissue damage becomes more sensitive. This is called h yperalgesia. Think of someone slapping you where you have a sunburn. Maybe it would have hurt a little anyways, but with the sunburn it is majorly painful. Often, ongoing sensitization processes can cause more problems than the initial pain itself. Acute pain can turn into long-lasting chronic pain. Pain signaling is a dynamic process which can be modulated at the level of the periphery, the spinal cord, and the brain.
There are many different chemical mediators involved and cannabinoids are just one class. To get an idea, see below for an overview. It literally hurts my brain. Pain signaling is already complicated, but cannabinoid pharmacology is complex in every way possible. Cannabis contains dozens of cannabinoids, which are a mix of agonists and partial agonists at cannabinoid receptors.
The ratio of these is different depending on the cannabis strain and also the route of cannabis dosing. Furthermore, there are active metabolites , levels of which also change depending on dosing route. On top of that, cannabinoids have effects which are not mediated by either the cannabinoid CB1 or CB2 receptors.
It is likely that cannabinoids affect pain processing at all levels peripheral, spinal, and brain , but through different mechanisms. Without a doubt, the complexity of pain signaling and cannabinoids make it a difficult topic to study. However, there has been progress in understanding these mechanisms and how marijuana may increase pain. I am going to highlight two key studies: There are pain studies that can be done directly in healthy humans instead of patients who already have existing pain.
These are called Human Experimental Models of Pain. The abbreviation for this is HEMP. You know when you bite into a chili pepper and your mouth is on fire? Imagine purifying this molecule and injected it directly into your skin. Capsaicin causes an acute pain at the injection site, but also activates the sensitization mechanisms to cause hyperalgesia in surrounding skin areas.
This makes it a good model to study the pain associated with these processes. Here are the results: These scientists were smart to administer different THC dose levels.
To fully characterize the effect of a drug, you need to administer it over a range of doses. Typically, you expect that the higher the dose, the greater the response, until at some point the response reaches a plateau. However, there are rare cases where as the dose goes up, the response goes up, reaches a peak, then comes down. In some cases there is even an opposite response at high enough doses. It appears that cannabis fits the inverted U dose-response pattern for some types of pain.
This study confirms that cannabis can both decrease and increase pain at different doses, but how is this possible? Luckily, a subsequent study shed light on this mystery. I explained above how interneurons in the spinal cord regulate pain signaling of the main pain-transmitting neurons.
Without the inhibitory interneurons being active, pain signaling can get out of control and even minor stimulation can be painful. These inhibitory interneurons are important for the development of hyperalgesia. The second study , performed in mice, showed that inhibitory interneurons express the cannabinoid CB1 receptor. When the CB1 receptor is activated, the interneurons stop releasing the inhibitory neurotransmitters GABA and glycine. Without these inhibitory signals present in the spinal cord, pain signaling to the brain intensifies.
A clear mechanism showing how it is possible that cannabinoids can increase pain. These scientists also conducted a clinical study to see if this would happen. They used rimonabant, which is a CB1 receptor antagonist an antagonist is a molecule that blocks activation of a receptor. At one point, it was developed as an obesity drug, but was pulled from the market due to serious side effects. Subjects were given either rimonobant or placebo prior to an intradermal electric shock.
Although the acute pain from the shock was not changed, the hyperalgesia following the shock was significantly reduced. Cannabinoids control the interneurons that regulate pain.
The worsening of pain by cannabis is a real phenomenon. It was reported by multiple people and has been replicated in a laboratory setting. One mechanism has been established and it occurs at the level of the spinal cord, where CB1 receptor activation decreases the effect of inhibitory interneurons on keeping pain in check.
For example, pain is modulated by your emotional state and the general dysphoria from a cannabis overdose may also increase pain levels. It is important to realize that there are many different types of pain and cannabis can only exacerbate pain for certain types otherwise this effect would be much more widely reported. CB1 receptor activation did not increase pain in animal models of inflammatory or neuropathic pain, which are some of the most common types of chronic pain.
It is also dependent on the cannabis dose. Although there may be a dose level that causes pain relief, even a slightly higher dose may reverse the effect and worsen the pain. However, there are no CB1 receptor blockers that are currently commercially available. In a future article, I will describe a cannabinoid that maximizes pain-relief without exacerbating pain.
The pain would force me to have to lie down and sometimes for quite a few hours. I was reading it as that cannabis did not exacerbate inflammatory or neuropathic pain in these models, and assumed you meant it did increase other types of pain since you preceded it by saying there are many other types of pain and it only exacerbates some of these types.
Maybe I am misinterpreted, regardless, this write-up has been very helpful and I appreciate the response. Sorry, I guess I misunderstood what you were asking.
Outside of the studies described in this article, I have not seen any other studies showing that it increases pain. My doctor had me try medical marijuana uses primarily the CB1, but there is always a small amount of THC.
The studies referred to is this article stated that small amount of thc, not much change in pain, medium amount of THC helped reduce pain and high THC actually made the pain worse. One of the studies stated there are different kinds of pain and that pain from central nervous system disorders were more likely to cause increased pain, while other types of pain like neuropathy, localized pain from injury or spine damage, cancer etc the results were mostly positive for decreasing pain.
I took CB1 with low thc, but i was experiencing increased pain and after one week I woke in the night with burning pain all over my body, like a bad sunburn aND fatigue from the pain. I was becoming very emotional which was unusual.
I stopped taking the CB1 and over the next week the pain slowl diminished and my emotions returned to normal. My body is hyper sensitive to everything. My guess is that even a small amount of THC caused my central nervous system to overreact. I was really hoping the CB1 could get me off of the opiod pain medication that I have to currently rely on to control my pain.
My dentist was amazed at how differently my nervous system reacted to the lidocaine that numbs the nerves than his other patients. Often times it would numb the nerves in different locations from where he expected. He always had to give me two or three times as many injections than other patients.
Once he gave me the maximum amount of lidocaine and I could still feel too much pain, so I had to come back another day to finish the work. More testing is necessary to fully understand how the central nervous system affects the bodies ability to process medical marijuana and whether it affective or not for certain types of pain disorders as indicated in one of the tests you referenced in this article. I looked online and found very little on studies of medical marijuana and adverse affects.
Would the same reaction pertain to CBD oil from hemp? I take the non THC Hemp cbd and it helps tremendously. There is a lag time. But it is unquestionable and way better. I have been on opiates for 3 years and have auto immune flare ups and fibro that causes pain. I was in a car accident 3 years ago that caused damage and increased pain.
I have osteo in my knees, back, neck. Did not want to increase pain meds for increasing pain so tried CBD oil. Started with dose of. But now have pain in shoulders, hands, elbows, etc. I was not expecting this.
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