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Can You Use Kratom for Degenerative Disc disease?

What is Degenerative Disc Disease?

Degenerative Disc Disease is an age-related condition that is characterized by deterioration of one or more discs between vertebrae of the Spinal Column. The breakages of discs are also considered Degenerative Disc Disease. Severe back pain is the main symptom of this medical condition. Some experts think that Degenerative Disc disease is not a disease but just a natural condition that occurs due to the over-aging.

The rubbery discus present between the vertebrae aid in bending o the back or flexing. These discs act as shock absorbers. With passing time and age, they become worn and don’t provide as much protection as before. This is the time when Degenerative Disc Disease may develop. Some other causes of Degenerative Disc Disease include:

  • Break down of Cartilage
  • Bulging of one or more discs which are also known as a herniated disc
  • Narrowing of the spinal canal or spinal stenosis

As we have mentioned earlier, the major sign or symptom of Degenerative Disc disease is severe back pain. However, you may feel numbness, weakness, and radiating pain down the leg. The symptoms can get worse with age.

Can You use Kratom for Degenerative Disc disease?

People use different treatments for Degenerative Disc diseases such as occupational therapy and physical therapy. Some people try to lose weight, do special exercises, or use medication/surgery to get rid of the Degenerative Disc disease. However, none of this treatment is natural, and there many severe side effects associated with these treatments. So, we are going to tell you about a natural solution to Degenerative Disc disease. Have you ever heard about Kratom? If not, we are going to tell you about it in this article.

Kratom is an evergreen herbal plant that can be utilized to get relief from back pain caused by Degenerative Disc disease. You might be thinking about how it is possible? Actually, Kratom has many active alkaloids which can help in the alleviation of several signs and symptoms of Degenerative Disc disease.

Kratom is usually grown in Southeast Asian countries like Thailand and Indonesia. People have been using Kratom for many years to treat several ailments and medical conditions such as pain and inflammation. But how it works for Degenerative Disc disease?

How Does Kratom Work for Degenerative Disc disease?

Kratom has at least 25 alkaloids present in its leaves. Among these alkaloids, two active alkaloids are more prominent which are Mitragynine and 7-Hydroxymitragynine. Both these alkaloids interact with the opioid receptors responsible for pain reception in the brain and CNS (Central Nervous System). Kratom has strong analgesic (pain-relieving) effects similar to opiates. By interacting with the opioid receptors, Kratom produces these pain-relieving effects and provides relief from the back pain caused by Degenerative Disc disease. The pain-relieving effects of Kratom are stronger than morphine by 13 times.

Apart from pain relief, Kratom also energizes the body against the weakness caused by the Degenerative Disc disease. You will feel relaxed and calm by taking a moderate dosage of Kratom.

So, if we want to summarize the benefits of using Kratom for the Degenerative Disc disease, it will be as follows:

  • Kratom provides relief from back pain caused by Degenerative Disc disease
  • Kratom alleviates the fatigue
  • Kratom energizes the body and produces relaxing effects

Best Strains of Kratom for Degenerative Disc disease

All Kratom strains are different from each other in terms of effects and colors. Some Kratom strains have relaxing effects while others have energizing effects. For this reason, we have put together some of the best strains of Kratom which you can use for Degenerative Disc disease.

· Red Bali

Red Bali is the most popular strain of Kratom among its users. It is also considered as the go-to strain to relieve back pain caused by Degenerative Disc disease. Red Bali is a potent analgesic due to which people usually consume it in large doses. To get more intense and prolong effects of Kratom, you should take it in the evening before you go to sleep.

· Red Kalis

Red Kalis has a strong calming effect in addition to relieve chronic pain and back pain caused by Degenerative Disc disease. It also alleviated stress, anxiety, and depression. However, Red Kalis is comparatively a low strain of Kratom due to which you should take in the second half of the day.

· Green Maeng Da

Green Maeng Da Kratom boosts mood, provides a relaxed mind, and makes socializing easier in addition to mild pain relief. It is the best option if you want to take Kratom in the morning for back pain relief.

· Super Maeng Da

It is a moderate strain of Kratom. Super Maeng Da Kratom has similar properties to the Green Maeng Da will comparatively prolonged and intense effects. The best use of Super Maeng Da Kratom is in a high-stress level environment because it has strong relaxing and sedative effects. Super Maeng Da is a long-lasting Kratom strain so a single dose will be enough for a complete day.


Several Kratom Strains are helpful and effective against Degenerative Disc disease. However, you should consult with your doctor before using Kratom because it is not a medically accepted treatment of Degenerative Disc disease. You should also avoid high doses of Kratom because it can produce strong sedative effects.

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Ksenia Sobchak - About the Author Ksenia Sobchak enjoys blogging on fashion, style, lifestyle, love and CBD areas. Prior to becoming a blogger, Ksenia worked for a renowned fashion brand. Ksenia is a contributing author to leading fashion, lifestyle and CBD magazines and blogs. You can bump into Ksenia at her favourite cafe in South Kensington where she has written most blogs. When she is not blogging, Ksenia enjoys shopping (particularly at Harrods!), exploring the hidden gems of London, photography, jogging, yoga, fashion (she is starting up her very own swimwear brand very soon!) and traveling. Ksenia is a staunch advocate of CBD and its benefits to people. Ksenia is also on the panel of CBD reviewers at CBD Life Mag and Chill Hempire. Her favourite form of CBD are CBD gummies and CBD tinctures. Ksenia is a regular contributor at leading fashion, lifestyle as well as CBD magazines and blogs. Interesting Facts About Ksenia Sobchak Favourite Drink: Rose flavoured bubble tea Favourite Movie: Trainspotting (the first one) Interesting fact: I am a part time fashion and swimwear model Where are we likely to find you on a Friday night: Probably enjoying a peach flavoured shisha at Beauchamp place in Knightsbridge