Over the past few years, the plant cannabis, which is as well known as marijuana has been a subject of great interest to many in the medical world. In some countries and states in the United States, there is already availed the medical marijuana as a treatment for certain medical conditions. This plant and its properties has actually been well established to be a very effective pain reliever. On top of the fact that the plant has shown a sure degree of success as a reliever of pains from cancer and the loss of appetite, its analgesic qualities have as well made it a very sure reliever for most of the pains that seem to never end such as back pains and the fibromyalgia symptoms. Look below and see some of the ways that the cannabis plant, in its properties, actually get to work to relieve you of the pains that may be occasioning you from time to time.
The body has as well a cannabinoid receptor system just the same way that there is the opioid receptor system which allows the endorphins have their pleasant and pain relieving effects. The cannabinoids actually are available of three major types-the endocannabinoids which are produced by the body systems, the phytocannabinoids which are of the marijuana plants and finally the synthetic cannabinoids which are made from the laboratories. The phytocannabinoids in fact are existing in such huge numbers and all of the specific variants of the cannabinoids have their own qualities. Nevertheless, for the interest of this particular post we will be a lot more focusing on the three major ones relevant to it and these are the tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC, cannabidiol, or better known as CBD, and the beta-caryophyllene. The THC component is known as the mild pain reliever and as well main psychoactive component in the marijuana. On the other hand, the CBD has shown a lot of effectiveness when it is used as a reliever of the effects such as spasms, inflammations, nausea and anxiety. For the strongest of the anti-inflammatory cannabinoids in the cannabis plants, the beta-caryophyllene which is found in its highest concentrations in the cannabis oils.
Looking at fibromyalgia conditions, research has shown that this is a condition that will have their brains process pain abnormally or the case may be that there is an excessive sending of pain signals to the brain of the sufferers. If you will up the amounts of cannabinoids available in the body, you will indeed have had an effective measure to deal with the pains that come with fibromyalgia.