- Cannabis eases pain by changing how pain receptors work after entering the body, according to reports
- A study revealed that inhaled cannabis reduces headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%
- Experts said more research is needed regarding using marijuana as treatment for migraines
Migraines and headaches appear to be inevitable parts of everyone’s lives. They’re tough to treat and come every so often, especially during stressful situations. If one’s migraine can’t be treated with over-the-counter or even prescription medications, some studies and experts have suggested turning to medical marijuana for help.
Marijuana helps ease pain by calming down pain signals in the brain, according to WebMD. Natural compounds found in cannabis called cannabinoids, once they enter the body, look for receptors in peripheral nerves that detect pain sensations and change how they work in order to ease the individual’s pain.
Marijuana has been found to also