Studies have shown vaporizing cannabis allows THC to enter the bloodstream quite rapidly, meaning it may also help alleviate migraine symptoms as quickly as they are noticed.
In May 2015, The American Headache Society conducted a comprehensive review of the clinical use of medical cannabis to treat migraines.
“Supporting literature suggests a role for medicinal cannabis and cannabinoids in several types of headache disorders including migraine and cluster headache.”
Dealing with migraine pain starts before the migraine itself even occurs. Preventative treatment is a large part of pain management and sufferers of migraines attempt to pinpoint and understand their specific triggers to cut down on painful episodes.