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Safely Buy CBD Topicals

Safely Buy CBD Topicals, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: With literally thousands of CBD products options now available, how does a consumer go about safely buying CBD topicals, either online or in-person? Expanding upon a “step-by-step” guide written by Lisa L. Gill for Consumer Reports, we focus on creating a safe strategy for purchasing CBD topicals.… Read More
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Cannabidiol (CBD) And Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Senior Eyes, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is a medical disease that usually impacts adults over the age of 50. It causes a loss of vision in the macula (the center of the visual field) because of the damage that has occurred to the retina. The early stages of age-related macular degeneration may be experienced without any noticeable symptoms; however, a gradual or sudden change in the quality of your vision may be the first sign of the condition.… Read More
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Is CBD Useful For Treating Osteoporosis?

X-ray, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Osteoporosis is a very common medical condition that afflicts at least 54 million people, and there are 3 million new cases in the United States each year. The condition causes bones to become weak and brittle. When osteoporosis occurs, the creation of new bone doesn’t keep up with the removal of old bone. … Read More
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Cannabidiol (CBD) For Chronic Neuropathic Pain

Electrical Nerve Stimulation, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: All pains are not equal. Doctors will ask you to rate your pain on a scale of 1 to 10. But, pain is much more complex than that, and neuropathic pain is its own unique problem — chronic, annoying, and excruciating for some. Regardless of the cause, neuropathic pain comes from damaged nerves. Powerful medications are often used as a treatment, however, these drugs fail to work nearly half the time.… Read More
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Dementia And Cannabidiol (CBD)

Grandmother And Adult Daughter, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Nearly everyone has experienced losing their keys, forgetting a name, or walking into a room not remembering why at some point in their lifetime, now imagine that happening more frequently, combined with thoughts and behavior changes. For some this a harsh reality. Dementia is a group of conditions characterized by impairment of at least two brain functions, and it is life-altering.… Read More
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Understanding CBD Drug Interactions

Patient In Evaluation With Doctor, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Whenever multiple drugs are taken, there is a chance an interaction among the drugs will occur. Virtually all chemical compounds, from over-the-counter drugs and prescription pharmaceuticals to illicit substances, interact with other compounds. Drug interactions are complex and often unpredictable.… Read More
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Quitting Smoking With Cannabidiol (CBD)

Quit Smoking Concept, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, CBD reduced the consumption of cigarettes by tobacco users by 40%. While the research is still limited and new, it is promising. In this article, we discuss nicotine use in the United States, nicotine dependence, the symptoms of nicotine use and withdrawal, and quitting smoking with CBD.… Read More
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CBD, Obesity, and Weight Loss

Woman Measuring Waistline, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: When over two-thirds of American adults are overweight and one-third consistently weigh-in as obese, it’s clear, the United States is in an “obesity epidemic”. Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of many health problems, such as diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers. … Read More
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CBD Effects On The Heart

Heart Check Concept, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Similar to arthritis, heart disease is an umbrella term that can describe a wide variety of conditions. CBD may be able to serve as a preventative medicine to curb the onset of cardiovascular disease and improve overall heart health. In this article, we discuss the relationship between cannabidiol and heart disease, scientific support for the impact CBD has on cardiovascular health, and other cardiovascular conditions supported by CBD.… Read More
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Managing Diabetes With Cannabidiol (CBD)

Diabetes Concept, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Diabetes is a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. If you are someone you love is afflicted with diabetes, you aren’t alone. Over 100 million American adults — about 1/3 of the population — are currently living with either type 1 or type two 2, and another 84.1 million are pre-diabetic. … Read More