According to the National Institutes of Health, pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. While doctors oftentimes prescribe opiates to folks dealing with chronic pain, there’s an opioid crisis happening in this country. Each year, 33,000 people die as a result of opioid use.
Folks looking for a more natural way to treat chronic pain are now considering cannabis. Hear HelloMD co-founder Pamela Hadfield explain how cannabis can help relieve pain and why it may be a safer option for easing pain than prescription painkillers are.