Marijuana Strains for Arthritis

marijuana strains for arthritis
There are more than thirty one million Americans that suffer from Arthritis in the US. There are two main types of arthritis of which cannabis can help in both cases. We’ll speak about the best marijuana strains for treating arthritis and the best consumption methods as well.
  • Types of Arthritis -  There are two main types of arthritis; Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis occurs due to the body’s weakened immune system not fighting off bacteria that erode the bone and cartilage. Osteoarthritis  occurs when the bone and cartilage wears down due to mere age and decay due to time.
  • Cannabis and Arthritis – Generally what occurs with arthritis is severe pain and swelling in the joints. This makes it difficult and painful for the patient to do any movement. Cannabis works well in making the immune system stronger while also acting as a perfect agent to fight off pain. In both main types of arthritis cannabis will have a positive effect in relieving symptoms and in fact modern science is finding that it may even work to reverse the symptoms.
  • Best marijuana strains for arthritis – Due to the fact that patients require more pain relief indica marijuana strains are preferred. Also while vaporizing is a good method of induction for quick relief, if you want to experience long lasting relief a combination between essential hemp oils and vaporizing should be attempted. If you do not wish to be completely “off your feet” and do not want to feel too narcotic you could opt in for hybrid indica dominant marijuana strains such as Northern Lights Bubblegum or Querkle.
Arthritis is a terrible disease and if left untreated can cause severe pain and discomfort. Our suggestions of marijuana strains to treat arthritis is meant to help the patient look for the strain that best suits his or her specific condition. Ask your dispensary what other marijuana strains they have in stock that work well for arthritis or post your favorite marijuana strain for arthritis below.
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