Scott J. Zashin, MD, specializes in the treatment of rheumatologic and musculoskeletal conditions using both traditional and alternative therapies.
Other potential health benefits of CBD include:
What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Based on a 2019 national survey of 2,600 people conducted by the Arthritis Foundation, 79% of respondents said they were using CBD, have used it in the past, or were considering using it to help with their arthritis pain.
Look for the following when choosing a CBD product:
Currently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not regulate the safety and purity of CBD products, so you cannot know for sure that the product you buy has active ingredients at the dose listed on the label. The product may contain other unknown elements. The most effective therapeutic dose of CBD for any particular medical condition has not been established.
Chronic inflammation and acute inflammation are very different.
So can you use CBD oil for arthritis? Let’s first examine arthritis in a little more detail.
So, What Is CBD Oil?
This form of inflammation is an important factor in damage to your joints hence it is a significant factor in arthritis. So when you are told you have wear and tear please be aware that it is almost certainly not that and far more likely to be slow damage caused over many years, particularly from your diet!
We can also get all manner of arthritis and a whole host of other problems from chronic inflammation.
Everyone has their own response to CBD oil – some people find a few drops works for them whilst others find they need more or that the amount varies according to the kind of day they are having.