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Medical Cannabis & Arthritis 101: Episode 68 of the Arthritis Life Podcast

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Summary:
Cristina Montoya shares her personal and professional journey using medical cannabis to help relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren’s disease. She also delves into the science behind how medical cannabis affects inflammation, pain, sleep, mood, appetite, and more.

Episode at a glance:
How Cristina’s postpartum flare up and difficulty with pain control led her to delve into medical cannabis; helped especially with fibromyalgia.

Cannabis, CBD & THC 101:
How the endocannibinoid system (within our body) helps with homeostasis, memory, pain, mood, inflammation and even skin.
The difference between cannabis, help, THC, CBD, endocannabinoids and phytocannabinoids

What people with arthritis might want to know about how cannabis affects pain, inflammation, sleep, anxiety, appetite and mood (including a discussion of what risks there are versus benefits)

What are the different methods of consumption for cannabis (Sublingual, Topical creams, Transdermal patch, Oral Suppositories (vaginal), inhalation, IV and more)

Where to find valid information about CBD and chronic pain

Where to find a dispensary: – check the laws in your area; five things Cristina looks for in a cannabis dispensary

Communication to medical team: Cristina discusses the importance of this

Cristina answers listener questions

How to learn more from Cristina

Medical disclaimer:
All content found on Arthritis Life public channels was created for generalized informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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All content found on Arthritis Life public channels was created for generalized informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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