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CBD & Migraines: Can it help?

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June is Migraine Awareness Month. Millions of people suffer from this devastating and sometimes crippling illness including children. According to research done by Dr. Lawrence Newman, director of the Division of Headache at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC,

“There are over 40 million Americans

who suffer from migraines”.

Treatment options can span from botox injections, laser treatment and sometimes even surgery.  Those who are looking for a more natural and holistic treatment option tend to use herbal supplements, dietary changes, lifestyle changes and fitness routines like yoga.

However, more and more people are turning to CBD or Medical Cannabis for relief now that CBD has become a legal medical treatment. Migraine sufferers now have hope they can live their daily lives in less pain.

Forbes Magazine did an article on a recent study that monitored patients who suffer from migraines and cluster headaches. The research done showed that patients who used CBD had a significant reduction in overall symptoms. Including, those who were able to dampen the effect of an onset migraine.

How to know if you suffer from Migraines:

+ You have a Chronic Migraine have 15 or more headache days a month.

+ You have a Chronic Migraine, each a headache lasts 4 hours or more.

+ A chronic Migraine means at least 8 headache days a month, associated with a migraine.

Every month at LES POPPED NYC we host a CBD Awareness Event. Here you can find information, speak to professionals and get one-on-one testimonials from patients.

If you think you suffer from migraines please speak to your doctor before starting any new medication and supplements.

This article is intended for informational purposes only this is not to prescribe medical treatments or diagnose any medical conditions.

If you would like to know more about our monthly events, CLICK HERE to sign up.

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“Migraine and Headache Awareness Month 2018 | American Migraine ….” 1 Jun. 2018, https://americanmigrainefoundation.org/understanding-migraine/migraine-headache-awareness-month-2018/. Accessed 4 June. 2018.

“The Facts, Figures, and Faces of Migraine – Medscape.” 6 Mar. 2018, https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/892993. Accessed 4 June. 2018.

“Marijuana Treats Migraine Pain Better Than Prescription Medication ….” 29 Jun. 2017, https://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2017/06/29/marijuana-treats-migraine-pain-better-than-prescription-medication-study-finds/. Accessed 4 June. 2018.

 


 

CBD: What is it? Is it for me?

Cannabidiol, CBD, is derived from industrial hemp and is legal. Cannabis is more than just a fun way to spend a few hours, it has many health benefits from treating anxiety, epilepsy and symptoms of autism. Learn from leading experts about what CBD is, what it does, and how it can help you as part of a natural health plan.

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