I first started having complications with psoriasis almost thirty years ago.
Initially, I didn’t realize what it was.
I thought I’d somehow gotten brush-burns on both knees. When the rash failed to respond to lotions plus didn’t go away, I looked further into my symptoms. Psoriasis has no known cause or cure. It develops resistance to medications. Over the years, I’ve tried all sorts of condo remedies plus over-the-counter gels, balms plus ointments, even those that proved effective didn’t offer relief for more than a few weeks. The skin on my knees plus elbows regenerates far too hastily, creating a buildup of dead, scaly skin. It can become red, itchy plus sore. It’s unattractive plus embarrassing. I considered prescription medication however was unhappy about the high cost plus potential side-effects. I was cheerful when recreational cannabis was legalized in my state. I showed up at the dispensary the day they opened their doors for business. I had done my research plus was interested in cannabis-infused topicals. I chose those products with plentiful amounts of CBD, CBN plus THC to treat the inflammation. Cannabis-topicals interact with receptors in the skin. Because the cannabinoids don’t enter the bloodstream, there are no psychoactive effects. I can apply the topicals many times per day. The products are correctly infused with other essential oils, such as lavender plus eucalyptus, creating a very pleasant stink. They absorb hastily plus have legitimately made a difference for me. As the effectiveness of 1 strain wears off, I simply switch to a different option. The dispensary carries a wide selection of cannabis-infused topicals.