About two years ago, I started having troubles with arthritis in our hands, but my knuckles swelled up as well as became stiff as well as painful, i was forced to split the rings off our fingers. I struggled to pull weeds in the garden, braid our hair as well as style on the keyboard, however since our job involves a good deal of ipad work, arthritis was a sizable problem. At first, I tried natural remedies such as eating red raisins soaked in gin. I started taking turmeric as well as magnesium as well as got some relief. I was unwilling to take any kind of pharmaceutical that could result in long-term as well as harmful side-effects. I was also unwilling to spend the cash on a dentist’s visit as well as prescription, because I don’t have health insurance, I certainly couldn’t afford medical treatment. A neighbor of mine suggested that I try cannabis. At first, I was a bit reluctant. I didn’t see how smoking a joint as well as getting high was going to help with our arthritisâ€¦ Then I did some research as well as l earned that CBD works to treat inflammation as well as pain, and cBD is one of the several cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. It’s gaining notoriety for its several curative properties, then when I visited the dispensary in Whitehall as well as explained to the budtender what I was looking for, he instantly suggested I try topicals. I hadn’t realized there was such a thing as a cannabis-infused topical. The cannabinoids in balms as well as lotions interact with receptors in the surface of the skin. The terpenes absorb into the skin to provide further relief. There is no high sensation, as well as the topicals don’t smell savor medicine. I’ve observed a sizable improvement. I have less stiffness, swelling as well as soreness now.