Women are a lot more prone to migraines than men. In Slovenia, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 12 men suffer from migraine. Migraines often occur from childhood and sometimes severe headaches also happen to older people. It occurs with a much higher frequency in some cases than others. Many patients suffer from migraines several times a week, while in others it occurs only occasionally. It can take several years between a migraine.
There are several reasons for the occurrence of severe recurrent headaches. Migraines are most frequently triggered by:
Food and drink, such as alcohol, chocolate, cheese, nuts, etc.
Change in weather
External stimuli, particularly strong noise or light
The major symptom of a migraine is strong pain in the head, which usually affects one part of the head. We distinguish between two types of migraine: migraine with aura and migraine without aura.
In migraine with aura, a person can experience different symptoms, according to which distinguish different types of aura:
Visual aura, where a person sees various patterns, dots, flashing lights and other light or visual disturbances
Sensory aura manifested in the form of a tingling sensation or stiffness in the neck
Speech aura when a person is unable to use the correct words when talking
Motor aura that causes movement disorders due to limb weakness
Migraines can also cause loss of consciousness.
How can we ease a headache with the help of CBD?
The main reason why CBD is increasingly used to treat migraine is its anti-inflammatory effect. CBD is also used to relieve other chronic pain, so it is no wonder that many people with headaches swear by using CBD products to relieve their pain.
CBD in combination with THC has been used as a natural remedy to relieve headaches since ancient times until it became illegal. Fortunately, there are many CBD products today that are completely legal and can be used to treat a variety of problems.
CBD has proven to be an extremely effective medicine in the treatment of chronic pain such as headaches and migraines. Many people confirm that using CBD has reduced headaches, shortened their migraines, and even made them completely disappear in some patients.