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CBD to help endo&IBS pain?


I started smoking weed socially about 2 years ago (maybe once a month). I noticed how much it helped my endo pain alongside my IBS AND my sleep. My pain has been excruciating at the moment and I cannot smoke weed all the time ( due to living with parents, money etc). I’ve done a lot of research on CBD oil, balms, creams and vapour. I was wondering if anyone has used any products, if they help and if you would recommend. The only pain killers I have at the moment is co-codamol and I’m using hot water bottles almost every minute of each day. Ironically, co-codamol messes my bowels up even more and paracetamol and ibuprofen are not strong enough. Due to quarantine, I’m depressed and in a lot of pain, any help would be appreciated.

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Hi Endoella. Yes, I have used CBD tablets from H&B. I can't take any NSAID and/or Pregabalin , Gabapentine, antidepressant, as I react to them. Hence, I used CBD Tablets. They certainly reduced the anxiety associated with pain, they reduced the pain and they simply made me feel better all round in myself, something I had not experienced for months. Because I am so sensitive to tablets, they were strong enough for me. A lot of endo warriors find the CBD tablet from H&B are not strong enough for their pain. It really depends on people. I took the tablets rather than the oil as I was advised the oil has a very strong taste that puts people off. I have heard of online sites, like Simply CBD, but I am sure if you do a search, you will see what the ladies recommend based on their experience. I hope you find the product that will suits you and stop these hideous pains. Good luck.

EndoElla in reply to Anastasia17

Thanks so much, I did some more research last night and purchased some hemp flower and CBD oil, hoping they both help x

Hi endoella, I was told CBD oil I'm yet to try but when I was at my worst I wanted to try anything and found weed helped. But obviously it's expensive and I dont want a habit so if you find any oils or CBD tablets I'd love to hear some suggestions please xx

EndoElla in reply to Missunsure

Heyy, I’ve just bought hemp flower which looks like weed, but doesn’t get you high! I also bought cbd oil along side it. The website is called ‘Tonic Vault.’ As soon as I try them both I will reply here and let you know! I paid 47 for both, which is expensive but I’m willing to try anything at this point! Xx

Hi, I had to take co-codamol in hospital a while ago for pain and the nurse recommended eating two kiwis before breakfast to help prevent constipation. As for the CBD, I use capsules and a balm from Holland and Barrett. The only problem is it’s really expensive, but the balm is cheaper and has a warming effect which really helps me.

Hope the pain eases soon xxx

hello! i've tried cbd oil, and i used to smoke weed, and honestly it didn't do much. it certainly did help with the anxiety associated with the pain - so i still felt the pain, although it was slighlty dulled and i wasn't stressing about it like i usually do because i'm so desperate for it to stop. and so it definitely helped, but i can't imagine it helping much when the pain gets excruciating, like during a flare up or when i'm on my period! but it did help when i was trying it on a regular day as i have fluctuating cramps constantly. it did, however, help my bowel pain. i really hope it's something that can help you a lot more than it helps me! i suppose it works differently for everybody, and it's definitely something that's worth trying, especially if you've noticed that it's helped you before. i hope it does, and if not, i hope you find something that does! x

whitetea in reply to whitetea

also, one of your tags is sciatica! i deal with this, too, ever since i fractured my coccyx, and cbd didn't do anything for that pain, but again i hope it can help you!

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