What University Of Michigan researchers discovered about fibromyalgia patients and CBD

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However, as traditional pharmacological use has grown from 10 to 39 per cent among individuals with fibromyalgia, symptoms in the population haven’t generally improved. A University of Michigan survey released last month that explored fibromyalgia and CBD found that of the 2,701 participants with the condition, 38.1 per cent had never used CBD, 32.4 per cent currently use it and 29.4 per cent have tried it. The majority of participants in the latest survey generally reported at least trying CBD after feeling that their symptoms weren’t being properly managed. Further research, review and education are needed, including for doctors who could then discuss the potential benefits of the CBD option for those with fibromyalgia. A previous study showed that CBD in combination with THC or full-spectrum products had more statistically significant effects.

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As with many other conditions, fibromyalgia often manifests in more ways than one. The disorder, which is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, includes symptoms such as mental fog, chronic pain, sleep issues, depression and more. Two to four per cent of the population suffers from the condition.

Traditional methods for treating fibromyalgia focus on using pharmacological options combined with alternative therapies. However, as traditional pharmacological use has grown from 10 to 39 per cent among individuals with fibromyalgia, symptoms in the population haven’t generally improved.

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