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Cannabis Company Designs Pain Patch For Fibromyalgia And Nerve Pain

Posted By MMK on Mar 19, 2019

Numerous scientific studies have confirmed the miraculous effects of cannabis, so its restrictions are being reduced to a great extent now.

There are recognized over 85 cannabinoids, and our nervous and digestive system have their own endocannabinoid receptors, which play an important role in our body, regulating appetite, movements, sleep, and emotions.

Terpenes are other components of cannabis, which offer potent pain-relieving properties. Both terpenes and cannabinoids have analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, and these phytochemicals are easily metabolized in the human body. (H/T)

Studies have shown that cannabidiol (CBD) from cannabis enters the bloodstream, quickly attaches to the cannabinoid receptors in the peripheral nerves, and blocks the pain signals before they reach the brain. Cannabinoids also relieve inflammation and strengthen the immune system.

Another non-psychoactive cannabinoid, beta-caryophyllene, has a different molecular structure than most other cannabinoids, and it also relieves inflammation and inhibits neural pain reception.

Researchers at the University of Michigan found that the use of medical cannabis can manage chronic pain. Patients who have used it reported a 64 percent reduction in their use of the traditional prescription pain medications, which in turn led to fewer side-effects.

The legalization of medical marijuana in the States decreased the number of overdose deaths by 25%, as 30% of Americans suffer from chronic pain. Opioids are highly addictive and pose a risk of overdosing, and this issue has become an epidemic in the United States.

Most experts agree that medical marijuana is much better than ibuprofen, and a study which involved 215 participants conducted at the Université de Montreal, showed that it led to improvements in terms of their pain, function, cognitive function and overall quality of life.

Fibromyalgia as a serious neurological disorder, characterized by intense musculoskeletal pain, mood swings, fatigue, and memory and sleep issues. In most cases, it is treated with antidepressants, prescription pain relievers, acetaminophen, and anti-seizure medication.

The National Pain Foundations conducted a study in 2014 which showed that marijuana helped 62% of fibromyalgia patients treat the pain and other symptoms. Cannabinoids are usually absorbed by smoking or vaping cannabis, but they can also be injected and applied topically.

In November 2016, a company based in California, Cannabis Science, released their “pain patch” which can be used for transdermal delivery of medical cannabis. It is promoted as a way to soothe neuropathy pain and fibromyalgia, and when applied to the area, the skin quickly absorbs cannabis and enters the bloodstream.

The patch contains a high potency cannabinoid (CBD) extract, which slowly enters the bloodstream and penetrates the central nervous system.

The company says the patches:

“Promote healing to an injured area of the body. An advantage of a transdermal drug delivery route over other types of medication delivery such as oral, topical, intravenous, intramuscular, etc. is that the patch provides a controlled release of the medication into the patient, usually through either a porous membrane covering a reservoir of medication or through body heat melting thin layers of medication embedded in the adhesive which will be containing high potency cannabinoid (CBD) extract that slowly enters into the bloodstream and then penetrates the central nervous system of the patient delivering the pain relief sought.”

Moreover, the CEO, Mr. Raymond C. Dabney adds:

“The development of these two new pharmaceutical medicinal applications is just the tip of the iceberg for what we see as the future for Cannabis Science.

While we strive to increase our land capacity for growth and facilities to produce our own product to supply our scientists with proprietary materials to make these formulations, we are also busy researching more potential needs for Cannabis related medical applications and developing the methods for delivery of these medications.

As more states nationwide legislate for the legalization of cannabis and cannabis-derived medications, we here at Cannabis Science are focused on developing pharmaceutical formulations and applications to supply the huge growing demand expected over the coming few years.”

The transdermal medical cannabis patches and transdermal pens can be found in Mary’s Medicinal in Oregon, Colorado, Nevada, Michigan, Washington, and Arizona.

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Author: MMK

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Pain Patch; Numerous scientific studies have confirmed the miraculous effects of cannabis, so its restrictions are being reduced to a great extent now.

Company Designs New Cannabis Pain Patch For Fibromyalgia And Nerve Pain Relief

Patients suffering from fibromyalgia and diabetic neuropathy can now find pain relief with a simple cannabis pain patch.

Cannabis has been used as an all-purpose homeopathic remedy for centuries.

For years, evidence suggests that the plant is a herbal remedy for psycho-neurological disorders, cancer (the latest evidences are the “lung cancer miracles“), rheumatism, sexual disorders, and painful complications related to childbirth.

And with new technological advances in science, we’re coming to realize the phenomenal power of this plant.

Now that legal Cannabis restrictions are lifting, the plant is starting to be rigorously researched to explore its implications and chemistry for human health.

Much of the cannabis studies revolve around tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the cannabinoids of marijuana.

THC is what makes people feel high, but it’s also what provides the body with a variety of different health benefits such as an increased appetite for cancer patients.

Another cannabinoid in marijuana (among the 85 of them) is cannabidiol (CBD), which isn’t psychoactive at all, and provides the body with pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties.

It’s the second most prevalent cannabinoid in marijuana, and some studies have shown that it may outperform traditional medication when treating chronic pain.

With over 30 percent of Americans suffering from chronic pain, finding alternative pain management remedies is vital to help reduce unnecessary pill-popping.

Studies have found utilizing medical cannabis to manage chronic pain has dramatically reduced the need for opioid painkillers.

According to researchers at the University of Michigan:

“Patients using medical marijuana to control chronic pain reported a 64 percent reduction in their use of more traditional prescription pain medications…”

“[patients] also reported fewer side effects from their medications and a 45-percent improvement in quality of life since using cannabis to manage pain…”

“We are learning that the higher the dose of opioids people are taking, the higher the risk of death from overdose… patients in this study rated cannabis to be equally effective [as opioids] for those with different pain severity.”

And a California-based company called Cannabis Science has recently come out with a revolutionary new topical application of cannabis— a cannabis-infused transdermal patch that you can put on your skin to allow it to deliver powerful pain-relieving medicine.

While it’s being marketed for the treatment of fibromyalgia and neuropathy pain, its application can be expanded to many other diagnoses.

It’s kind of similar to a nicotine patch, except that instead of nicotine being absorbed into the bloodstream, it’s cannabis.

In a press release, announcing the new pain patch, Cannabis Science SEO Raymond Dabney noted:

“The development of these two new pharmaceutical medicinal applications are just the top of the iceberg for what we see as the future for Cannabis Science…”

“The patch provides a controlled release of the medication into the patient, usually through either a porous membrane covering a reservoir of medication or through body heat melting thin layers of medication embedded in the adhesive, which will be containing high potency cannabinoid (CBD) extract that slowly enters into the bloodstream and then penetrates the central nervous system”

Cannabis Science isn’t the only company devising trans-dermal cannabis-infused pain patches.

Mary’s Medicinals also offers the patches, for patients in Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, Michigan, and Oregon.​

Patients suffering from fibromyalgia and diabetic neuropathy can now find pain relief with a simple cannabis pain patch.