Inflammation, pain, and breaking down and building up tissue (healing) all have a purpose and we need them to survive. While medication acts on the specific step in a series to improve a medical condition it often works as an interruption. This interruption may stop the symptom but it halts all actions that proceed after that specific step a series. This is called the entourage effect. For example, there are 12 factors involved in blood coagulation, a cascade of changes alter substances at each step so blood becomes thicker and creates a clot. An interruption at any point in the cascade stops the process at that point. CBD travels into the cells and does cause an interruption so full processes can continue. It regulates the process not just halts it at one point, the point that inhibits the expression of one symptom. Medication stops a symptom from being expressed but does not benefit the full system by allowing the process to continue.