Cannabidiol (aka CBD) is one of the many chemical compounds found in hemp. The oil is derived from extracting the cannabinoids from the hemp plant. Extractions are taken from flowers, leaves, and stalks of the plant. Recently, CBD oil is being touted as a treatment for fibromyalgia. While it won't cure the illness, CBD oil may bring relief to the symptoms of pain and discomfort. It is said that CBD oil works with your endocannabinoid system to bring relief to symptoms of various conditions. Because it reduces inflammation, it's a treatment option that reportedly not only can relieve pain; it has also been reported to reduce symptoms of insomnia and anxiety. Keep reading to find out more about CBD oil.... Continue Reading
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Fibromyalgia is a complex, chronic pain disorder affecting people physically, emotionally, and socially. It's a syndrome characterized by widespread muscle pain, and increased tenderness in specific areas of the body. These painful areas called "tender points" are very tender when pressure is applied. Other symptoms often include chronic fatigue, sleep disturbances, difficulty concentrating or finding words, depression, anxiety, and...Read More
There are different names for this illness that affects an estimated 2-million people in the U.S. and millions more around the world. The two most often used are:
1. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or "CFS" which is often used in the United States.
2. Myalgic Encephalopathy or "ME" (a term that the ME Association feels is more appropriate than the original, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis). ME is used in other countries...
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