The use of cannabis in addition to opioids can reduce opiate uptake and improve quality of life

"Opioids" are painkillers, which have a pain-suppressing effect on the opioid receptors. These receptors are mostly located in the central nervous system, which is anchored in the brain and in the spinal cord. In these areas, the opioids suppress the transmission and processing of painful stimuli. On the one hand, opioids are often used for [...]

CBD vs Opioids

The most common and conventional painkillers that are prescribed worldwide are Opioids. They can act over four types of endogenous receptors in our body called mu (μ), delta (∂) y kappa (k). In general Opioids are a safe and effective way of reliving pain if used only in short periods of time. As opioids produce [...]

Can cannabinoids help people struggling with drug addiction?

In a 2015 review of Cannabidiol as an Intervention for Addictive Behaviours drug addiction was described as ‘a chronically relapsing disorder characterized by the compulsive desire to use drugs and a loss of control over consumption’.[1] The things most commonly associated with addiction are drugs, nicotine, alcohol and gambling, but really you can become addicted [...]


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