This article was originally published on The Fresh Toast and appears here with permission.
Studies report marijuana can reduce headache and migraine severity, but exact doses currently remain unknown.
Unless you experience a headache, and especially a migraine, you have no idea how disabling they can be. The throbbing pain, the nausea, the zap of all energy and, most of all, the constant pain, make your life miserable. Science has yet to understand fully why they happen and the best way to treat them. So can marijuana help treat headaches?
In 2022, data was released from a study regarding helping suffered. Medical marijuana results in long-term reduction of migraine frequency in 60% of treated patients and is associated with less disability and lower anti-migraine medication. Additionally, 94% of users experienced symptom relief within 2 hours of the observation window. Males had greater relief than females.
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