Cannabinoids and Cannabis for chronic pain by Dr. Andrea Furlan MD PhD

Cannabinoids are substances derived from cannabis, examples are THC and CBD. In this video Dr. Furlan explains what they do in our body.
00:41 What are cannabinoids?
01:14 Receptors CB1 and CB2
01:35 Endogenous cannabinoids, anandamide
01:47 Synthetic cannabinoids
01:54 Dronabinol
02:07 Nabilone, severe neuropathic pain
02:44 Cannabinoids from cannabis plant: tetrachydrocannbinol and cannabidiol
03:10 THC and CBD
03:25 Hemp plants
03:35 Effects of THC in our body: euphoria and relaxation
03:40 Effects of CBD
04:00 Medical marijuana: spasticity, multiple sclerosis, neuropathic pain, seizures, nausea and vomiting.
04:31 Use of cannabinoids for chronic pain
04:58 Post-herpetic neuralgia, herpes zoster, diabetic neuropathy, spinal cord injury, stroke
05:24 CBD for neuropathic pain, stop taking opioids
05:56 Cananbis vs opioids
06:30 Sleep, anxiety
06:45 Smoked, ingested, vaporized or edibles
07:20 Risks of Cannabis and cannabinoids
09:06 Pregnancy
09:26 Toolbox for self-management

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ALERT: This video is not intended to replace medical
advice. If you think you have a condition that is
causing you pain, please consult with your doctor
to get a diagnosis and a treatment plan for you.
The intent of this video is only for educational


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