CBD and Your Health
Cannabidiol (CBD) is derived from the Cannabis sativa plant. This natural remedy is available over the counter in Oklahoma and can also be bought online.
It is important to undetstand that CBD is not psychoactive. This means that you can take CBD at any time without worrying about impairments or stigma. While CBS is still being studied extensively, it is taking the health world by storm.
You want to know; How can CBD benefit you in your everyday life?
Find out below.
CBD May Reduce Anxiety and Depression
In our hper-connected world, we have seen an increase in anxiety and depression. The side effects from these two ailments can have overwhelming consequences on one’s health and happiness.
Depression, as well as anxiety, are both commonly treated with powerful pharmaceuticals that can cause many unwanted side effects. (We are not recommending you stop taking your medications)
There are also issues with some anxiety medications causing substance abuse and addiction.
In recent studies, CBD oil has been shown to reduce anxiety and discomfort in tough situations compared to a placebo group. (Study)
CBD has also been shown to have antidepressant-like effects. (Study)
Lessen Symptoms of Cancer Treatments
CBD has been used to educe symptoms such as nausea and vomiting in patients being treated for cancer.
CBD can also relieve painkiller resistant pain from cancer treatments as shown in this study. (Study)
If you experience frequent nausea, pick up a bottle of CBD oil and try it out. This has the potential to increase your quality of life more than you ever imagined.
Here is the study about nausea in chemotherapy patients. (Study)
Neurological Disorders and CBD
You may have heard stories about CBD and other Cannabis oils being used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. (MS)
It is true that many scientists thing the endocannabinoid system is the key to relieving symptoms of neurological disorders.
Two important studies show the amazing power of CBD oil. One study using the oral spray “Sativex” showed a reduction of symptoms in as much as 75% of multiple sclerosis patients. (Study)
Another study shows that CBD oil can greatly diminish the amount of seizures in patients with epilepsy. (Study)
We recommend speaking to your doctor before trying to treat a serious medical condition with CBD oil.
More Potential Benefits of CBD Oil
There are many benefits of CBD still being studied today. We have a long road of medical research to go down before we fully understand Cannabidiol and the endocannabinoid system.
Here are some other reported benefits from those who supplement their health with CBD.
- Insomnia Relief: Many people take CBD before bed in order to have a more restful sleep.
- Substance Abuse: Studies in mice have shown CBD’s ability to modify brain activity and minimize drug dependence.
- Tumor Reduction: Animal studies have shown CBD to reduce the spread of cancer.
- Focus and Clarity: Many have reported that CBD helps them maintain a clearer headspace.
- Diabetes: Animal studies have shown CBD to greatly reduce inflammation caused by diabetes.
CBD may provide game changing benefits for people experiencing health issues, and for those just wanting to reduce inflammation, get better sleep, and lead a healthier lifestyle.
There is still a lot of research that needs to be done on CBD oil and cannabis. With this in mind, studies performed so far have shown a great many positive benefits. Again, you should talk to your doctor before attempting to treat illness with CBD. We hope that this information will encourage you to try CBD as a safe and natural treatment.