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CBD vs. Sciatica

Posted by Heather Brady on

CBD vs. Sciatica

Do you ever experience a sharp, tingling pain sensation that runs from your lower back, and down the leg to your foot? You could be among the staggering 40% of the population that suffers from sciatica pain. So, what exactly is sciatica? Today’s blog will focus on the efficacy of CBD as a treatment for this common problem.

As always, we will look to plant medicine for a cure. Rather than relying on the commonly prescribed opioids as the pharmaceutical companies continue to push. Common opioid drugs for sciatica include Vicodin, OxyContin, Duragesic, Demerol, and Ultram. Each of these drugs has a similar mechanism for relieving pain symptoms. Cannabidiol and plant medicine is an enduring, healing treatment option with no risk of addiction and no side effects.

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