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CBD oil

meandmine30 Community member Posts: 21 Connected
Sorry, I'm aware this has probably been discussed at length but I am new to the idea so want all the advice I can. 

I am at the moment taking gabapetin but have had it highlighted for my by a drug counselor and nurse (family members at a funeral the other day) that it's not a good drug to take, I have syringomyelia, arthritis, Crohn's, endometriosis, they're speculating pathological neuropathy too so I'm looking for a good drug to kind of mix well with others or at least cover all bases (wishful thinking) 

After doing my research I don't want to take gabapetin anymore but I need something to help with all my different pains. And they suggested I look into CBD oil so after reading all the text I can find all day so I'm now looking for real person advice.

So has anyone taken it? 


  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Disability Gamechanger
    Before altering or changing any prescribed medication please talk to your GP. We cannot give medical advice.

    We do have some members that have/ are using CBD oil with varying degrees of success, It seem to be one of those things that affects people differently. There are a number of options as to how to use CBD ie. drops in food or directly under your tongue. It can be vaped or you can make an infusion ( like tea ) there are also capsule in  varying strengths or it can be rubbed on your skin.
    It usually needs a few days to begin to work and you should not start at a high dose. Be ware of your source, quality varies greatly as does price.

    Your GP may or may not know about CBD as it is not necessarily a prescribed drug but please do talk with your GP or other specialist before you decide to try it  
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • MalfStape
    MalfStape Community member Posts: 1 Listener
    Cbd helped me a lot with edema that I had due to diabetes.


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