MIGRAINES AND HEADACHE

The exact cause of migraines is unknown, but they’re thought to be the result of abnormal brain activity temporarily affecting nerve signals, chemicals and blood vessels in the brain.


it is not clear what causes this change in brain activity, but it’s possible that your genes make you more likely to experience migraines as a result of a specific trigger.  Many migraine triggers have been suggested including hormonal, emotional, physical, dietary, environmental and medicinal factors.


Hormonal –  usually occur between time of woman’s period due to changes in levels of hormone such as estrogen around this time.

Emotional –  can be due to stress, anxiety, tension, shock, depression or excitement

Physical – can be caused due to tiredness, poor quality sleep, shift work, poor posture, neck or shoulder tension, jet lag, low blood sugar or if you are not used to strenuous exercises

Dietary can also cause migraines as a result of missed, delayed or irregular meals, dehydration, alcohol, food additive tyramine, caffeine products such as tea and coffee, food such as chocolate, citrus and cheese.

                          

Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil

Cannabidiol (CBD) as referred to here is Cannabis oil containing a high content ratio of CBD.  CBD contributes to general well-being and good health including neurological disorders and  various other ailments. CBD has high anti-inflammatory properties and pain relieving properties usually accompanied by inflammation. CBD contains THC, making it effective without being psychoactive.  Without it, is is useless – also known as the entourage effect.

 

Other benefits of CBD Oil

 

The following conditions are effectively treated when CBD oil is taken on it’s own:

MCR endorsed medical cannabis CBD products contains a 20:1 CBD to THC CBD medical cannabis strain. 

The recommended dosage is:   5 drops three times per day.   Always try and maintain CBD in your system.  If you cannot manage to have it three times per day then twice will suffice.

THC Oil (Delta 9)

In order to treat Migraines and headaches,  it is recommended that you add THC which has psychoactive properties (it can make you feel ‘high’). Micro-dosing with  
tinctures will assist you to build up a tolerance.  This can happen  over a few days.  The length of time will differ from person to person so one would have to self-titrate by experimenting with the tincture dropper bottles.  

MCR endorsed medical cannabis THC products contains a 12:1 THC to CBD ratio. 

The recommended dosage for THC is to start low.  Start with two drops three times daily and increase the dosage as your body acclimatizes.   If the dosage makes you you feel abnormal in any way, then decrease your dosage and maintain the same dosage for three days before increasing your dosage again. 

 

USAGE DIRECTIONS

For effective dispensing please consume drops into your mouth directly from the bottle.  Refrain from diluting it with juice or water.  If you find the taste too bitter or uncomfortable then you can add a little honey as a sweetener.

 

CANNABIS OILS STORAGE

The oils have a shelf life of many years if kept in either a cool dry place or in the fridge when not being used.

 

Recommended dosage: 
  • CBD: 5-10 drops – 3 times a day.

  • THC: 3 drops – 2-3 times day. (Start on 2 drops 2-3x a day. Increase every 48-72 hours by 1 drop per dosing.   Continue increasing the dosage as you feel comfortable

The Tinctures (1:10) are in 10 ml of MCT carrier oil ( Medium-chain triglyceride) and contains 1000 mg of cannabinoid extract There are approximately 500 to 550 drops per bottle.  Each drop is approximately 2mg.

THE QUALITY OF CANNABIS OIL

The cannabis oils MCR endorses are all produced from organic medical grade cannabis (flowers) only. The oils are professionally processed in laboratory conditions using the latest technology. Co2 based extraction cannabis oil guarantees to be toxin (solvent) free and clean.  It is also the most expensive extraction technique which requires specialised equipment.  The oils are not lab tested.

Side Effects

Tolerances to dosages vary from person to person.  If the dosage of THC, CBN or THCA oils was too high, then a feeling of being “stoned” or “high” can be experienced.  This can be associated with euphoria, a general change in perception and an increase in appetite.  Short term side effects could also include a dry mouth, impaired motor skills and a short-term memory, red eyes and / or feelings of paranoia or anxiety.  In these cases, it is recommended to drink orange juice or eat something sweet and to take a nap as these feelings will subside.

 

Disclaimer

The information contained herein is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, as it is provided for educational purposes only.  You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information.  Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare practitioners before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.  Nothing contained herein is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment.