How I Decreased Friedreich’s Ataxia Fatigue, Part 2: CBD Oil for My Pain

Editor’s note: This column discusses what has worked for Christina Logan, but others may not have the same results.

Second in a two-part series.

In last week’s column, I discussed how fatigue is a Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) symptom that has gotten the best of me. Every day, I internally battle through my tiredness. I shared that I got a larger bed, and how the new, larger mattress has helped me sleep more comfortably and soundly throughout the night.

The second thing that has helped me eliminate my fatigue is cannabidiol (CBD) oil.

It all started when I shared on Facebook that I experience extreme numbness in my arms and legs, plus sharp pain shooting up my legs. Those problems have made sound sleep impossible. The pain happened way too often and I couldn’t fall asleep until 2 or 3 a.m. There is nothing more frustrating than being purely exhausted yet lying in bed

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