Tina, 48

My latest piece on the Higher Living Wellness Blog. This time, a CPRS sufferer finds relief in cannabis oil and edibles…

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CPRS

Tina was diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CPRS). Pain resulting from 7 car accidents since 1999. She has permanent nerve damage and limited use of her right arm. A former employer from one of the National banks, Tina suffers from several sources of pain. Fibromyalgia, Spinal Stenosis, bursitis in her shoulder, sciatic nerve pain, herniated discs, and bone spurs.

Some of the medications she was prescribed resulted in permanent kidney damage. She’s had a couple of surgeries for kidney stones. After the last surgery in 2012, she sought out alternative medications when she couldn’t hold down food from high doses of Morphine in addition to drugs like Percocets, anti inflammatories, Lyrica, Gabapentin, muscle relaxers and even Oxycontin for a while. She was up to 28 pills a day.

All I did was wake up to take medication then fall right back asleep.” Tina tells me all she…

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