Could the answer to easing the tough-to-treat chronic pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia be found in edibles and other products containing CBD?
A new study from Michigan Medicine examined whether people using potentially addictive painkillers like opioids could get relief by replacing those narcotics with over-the-counter cannabidiol (CBD) treatments.
There's recent research "suggesting that CBD does potentially have analgesic properties. That it might help with inflammation. That it may help with anxiety and sleep," explained Kevin Boehnke, a research investigator in the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor.