Endometriosis is a painful condition where the lining of the womb (known as the endometrium) grows outside of the womb cavity into other parts of the reproductive organs, such as the fallopian tubes. Common symptoms include severe chronic pain, infertility, depression, and anxiety. A recent study, published in eLife, has shown remarkable test results that support the idea that cannabinoid compounds in cannabis are an effective form of pain relief for women suffering from endometriosis.
Chronic pain is a pervasive issue that transcends geographical boundaries, affecting an estimated 20.4% of adults in the United States alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In Connecticut and New York, patients grapple with this...Continue reading