I started having issues with leg cramps about a year ago; Shortly after I kneel down in bed at evening, our calves begin to ache.
The pain is severe.
There is no opportunity of sleeping through it. I need to get out of bed, stand on a chilly floor and flex our toes. I have tried a wide variety of over-the-counter ointments, gels and lotions. I’ve taken Aleve and Tylenol. I’ve looked into new home remedies such as drinking herbal teas and eating raisins and kiwi. I’ve increased our intake of water and adjusted the intensity of our biweekly workouts, but rather than running and jumping rope, I’ve focused more on biking, kayaking and swimming. None of our methods seemed to help, however a friend of mine proposed that I try cannabis-infused topicals. I wasn’t even aware that there was such a product. I was regular with smoking dried flower, vaping and edibles. I researched and l acquired that cannabis-infused topicals work by way of the cannabinoids interacting with receptors in the body. CBD and CBN are cannabinoids that have proven effective in alleviating pain and inflammation. Topicals are available in ointments, balms, lotions, sprays, roll-ons and even bath bombs. They are non-psychoactive, easy to apply and allow multiple applications throughout the morning! Because most of these products are infused with essential oils, the topicals don’t aroma prefer medicine. They also include helpful terpenes such as limonene and pinene that offer soothing properties. I’ve had success with cannabis-infused topicals. I rub in an ointment right before bed and it helps to prevent the pain.