CBD directly interacts with a number of proteins in the body and central nervous system, a few of which are components of the endogenous cannabinoid system. For instance, CBD binds to both the CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors, but it binds in a way that sets off a reaction that is essentially the opposite of what THC does. CBD is an inverse agonist, while THC is an agonist at CB1. Simply put, CBD is not intoxicating; at the molecular level, it does the opposite of what THC does. Our bodies have several other receptor proteins that participate in the endogenous cannabinoid system (GPR3, GPR6, TRPV1 and TRPV2, for example). CBD binds to all of these, and many of its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects may occur through these pathways.
El dolor neuropático es el dolor que se origina en los nervios dañados. Es diferente de los mensajes de dolor transmitidos a lo largo de los nervios sanos a partir del tejido dañado (por ejemplo, una caída o corte, o la artritis de la rodilla). El dolor neuropático se trata con fármacos diferentes de los que se utilizan para el dolor causado por daño tisular.
In Canada, as a spa treatment, cannabis-infused massages have not yet caught on but this is most likely due to the still illegal status of topicals and infused products in general. Not to mention authorized use issues that prevent a service provider such as a massage therapist from being able to have cannabis products on site for use on clients or for sale. After October 17 when adult use cannabis is officially legal in Canada, there will be an influx of new and interesting ways to add cannabis to a healthy lifestyle and this will no doubt, include more spa and cosmetic treatments. However, until infused products are regulated–this is anticipated to happen in 2019–it still remains to be seen what services will be possible. Until that time, unless you make your own massage oil with your medical cannabis and bring it into the spa or massage studio you may not be able to find this service readily.
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