Acute pain is defined as pain that lasts less than 3 to 6 months or is directly related to soft tissue damage. Acute pain tends to be more sharp and severe than chronic pain, but it dies down over time. The following are common conditions known to cause acute pain:
The effectiveness of medical marijuana in helping with acute pain is still being debated. It’s known that medical marijuana tends to be more effective for chronic pain but there are strains of medical marijuana that are good for pain in general, including acute pain. The following are strains known for combating pain:
Girl Scout Cookie
Super Silver Haze
Super Lemon Haze
Tahoe OG Kush
Best method of ingestion: The best methods of ingestion of medical marijuana for acute pain are smoking, vaporizing, and topical application. Smoking and vaporizing marijuana are effective methods because they provide the most immediate relief. Inhaled marijuana smoke is absorbed into the bloodstream more quickly and efficiently than orally ingested marijuana. Since vaporizing marijuana will allow the user to inhale approximately 95% of cannabinoids (like THC) without the harsh smoke that comes with smoking, some users experiencing acute pain will want to avoid the irritating respiratory toxins that can potentially increase pain and may get more relief from vaporizing. Topical marijuana is effective for people experiencing acute pain because they can apply the medication directly to the part of skin where the pain is and feel relief without experiencing any psychoactive qualities associated with other methods of ingestion (including smoking and vaporizing).
Las Vegas Releaf
Las Vegas ReLeaf is a medical & recreational marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas.