Painsomnia: When falling asleep hurts, CBD can help

  • Coined by Dawn Gibson and Dr. Ben Nowell of CreakyJoints, painsomnia, the painful lack of sleep affecting many, can also cause already established conditions to worsen.
  • In a recent case study, Gibson and Nowell explained just how some individuals are actually woken up by pain and have trouble falling back asleep.
  • Peter Grinspoon, M.D., professor at Harvard Medical School shared, CBD is commonly used to address anxiety, and for patients who suffer through the misery of insomnia, studies suggest that CBD may help with both falling asleep and staying asleep.
  • By green-lighting medical marijuana and CBD in more states, Americans could have options for dealing with pain, sleeplessness and fatigue, bettering the economy and community.

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