The opioid epidemic – Why CBD oil is a step in the right direction
A safer alternative – Cannabis
The growing number of use cases for cannabis in the medical field is incredible. With more than two new studies on cannabis being published every single day, it is the most research substance in the world right now. One key use for cannabis and cannabis-derived extracts is pain management. With the understanding of the relationship between the human endocannabinoid system and pain signals, we now understand how cannabis can help treat pain by helping to block pain-causing nerve signals.
CBD and Pain Relief
Dr Ron Goedeke, specialises in alternative and functional medicine. He is a foundation member of the New Zealand college of Appearance medicine and has been a member of the American Academy of Anti-aging medicine since 1999. With over 20 years of experience in the anti-aging field, Dr Ron Goedeke is recognized as one of New Zealand’s leaders in this new and growing field of medicine.
With the recent media attention and eye-opening documentaries, more and more people are waking up to the opioid epidemic sweeping the western world. Driven by the prescription of pharmaceutical opioids in the US, this epidemic is spreading throughout developed countries, putting New Zealand at risk of getting further involved. Luckily, opioid abuse rates