Arthritis

Arthritis

How Hemp Seed Oil Can Help Your Arthritis

By Eric Stan

Many people would dismiss arthritis as a simple and natural process of aging when in fact it is not. It is a crippling disease; slow yet debilitating. Arthritis has many forms and accompanying painful symptoms. Somehow, in the advent of modern-day technology and medical breakthroughs, we look for an organic alternative way of battling arthritis knowing that it is safer and economical yet effective.

Arthritis simply means inflammation of the joints. We have a variety of joints in our body and this condition pertains to the swelling and pain that occurs in the affected area of someone inflicted with it.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Marijuana Benefits

By Dr. Phillip Leveque, Salem-News.com

I was not surprised when my first Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patient showed up. I knew it was extremely painful from my regular medical practice.

(MOLALLA, Ore.) - Thousands of readers of my articles on dozens of websites know that I am a strong advocate for medical marijuana and that it is effective medicine for dozens if not hundreds of medical conditions. I must say as a physician/pharmacologist that the mechanisms of effectiveness are not always clear.

I was not surprised when my first Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patient showed up. I knew it was extremely painful from my regular medical practice.

Arthritis and Cannabis

More than 31 million Americans suffer from arthritis. There are two common types of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, but both affect the joints, causing pain and swelling, and limiting movement.

Rheumatoid arthritis is caused by the malfunctioning of the sufferer's immune system. Instead of fighting off intruders such as bacteria or viruses, the body attacks the synovial membranes, which facilitate the movement of joints, eventually destroying cartilage and eroding bones. Rheumatoid arthritis is most common among the aged, whose immune systems are no longer as robust or efficient.

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