Cannabis industry is growing from day to day, and it is frequently showing that this herb can relieve and prevent from many types of pain, it can minimize the pain from fibromyalgia and relieve from irritable bowel syndrome. But not all patients want to smoke marijuana and experience its benefits. But that’s why experts came up with a perfect solution – the chewing gum infused with marijuana.
CBD is the active ingredient in cannabis which is non-psychoactive, and by that we mean It will not get you high or something like that, but will help you relieve from the pain. It works very simple, the pain detectors called the Peripheral nerves, can be blocked by the CBD, it causes no harm to you it just leaves you pain-free and happy.
Axim biotechnologies are the ones that developed the chewing gum which is infused with CBD, it is called MedChewRx and is still in medical trials. The release of this gum seems to be in 2018. The FDA say that this will be the first chewing gum with marijuana that will be approved. The chewing gum will be sold in dispensaries and medical stores, so the line will be not long to get that sweet relief.
Cannabis or marijuana was commonly used to treat the suffering rom irritable bowel syndrome, that comes with symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating, cramping and constipation. But since everyone found out that this chewing gum is about to be released by the FDA, everyone seems to be very hyped and can’t wait to relieve from the pain with the mint-flavored chewing gum.
Marijuana Chewing Gum to Relieve Fibromyalgia Pain
The MedChewRx which is made from a chewing gum infused with cannabis is for treating chronic pains, mostly from fibromyalgia. In the chewing gum, equal amounts of THC and CBD are infused, it contains 5 mg of each component.
The benefits and effects from this chewing gum will be as fast as if you inhale marijuana or eating it, it will directly digest inside the mouth and will go in the liver directly for a faster relief. Other benefits can be also provided from the marijuana chewing gum: (such as 1 and 2)
- Stress relief
- Neurostimulatory and Neuroprotective effects in the mind
- Improved age-related cognitive decline
- Stimulating the cardiovascular system
It will be accepted much easier by the society than smoking marijuana, but it also offers a quick relief of pain for those who are suffering from fibromyalgia anywhere they want, and not worrying about what the people around them would say.
Side Effects and Problems with Marijuana Gum
The professor who runs the test trials of the marijuana chewing gum, named John Zajicek is saying that the gum is not a complete home run yet. There were reported some side effects by far, but they still don’t know what those are and how they can be removed.
So, now they are still doing researches on how this can be the safest and easiest method to relieve from the pain by using cannabis. The goal of the researches and developers is to give you a quick pain relief while you are on the go and still function normally through the rest of the day with no pain at all.
Current Marijuana Options for Pain Relief
This oil is made from low-THC hemp and high-CBD hemp, this means that it’s not psychoactive and will not get you high. It can be purchased in:
- Capsule form
- Pure CBD-hemp oil form
- CBD topicals like creams, balms and salves
- Tinctures, where it is diluted in alcohol or a natural oil base and then flavored for better taste
For those who suffer from chronic nerve pain from a surgery, illness or an injury, 3 puffs of marijuana a day will be enough to relieve from the pain. It will also allow them to heal faster and have a better sleep. It all depends how strong the cannabis is and its strain. The best way to find out what you really need is to consult with a specialist or a doctor.
But if smoking is not quite your thing, you can try Glucosamine to protect your joints. As we grow old the amount of Glucosamine is decreasing all the time. But using this, may help you restore your health in the joints.
If you are a type that doesn’t want to smoke it and want to relieve from pain, the brownies, cookies, chocolate bars, drinks, snacks and other foods with marijuana are your best solution to get rid of the pain. Be very aware that the more amount you consume the more high you will get, so you should be very careful. Some people don’t need a whole brownie to feel the effects, they just need a bite.
While this method continues to be developed and while we wait for the release of the chewing gum, share this new cannabis delivery with your family and friends, spread the awareness, also you can promote the new treatment for fibromyalgia and other chronic pains that can be provided.