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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
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Treating Endometriosis with Cannabidiol (CBD)

Woman Looking Out Window Concerned, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Endometriosis can afflict any woman of childbearing age, and finding relief from the associated pain can be just as trying as dealing with the discomfort itself. It is a common condition, where tissue that behaves like the lining of the womb (endometrium) is found in other parts of the body. CBD or cannabidiol, a compound derived from hemp, may provide endometriosis sufferers with all-natural relief.… Read More
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Addiction and Inhibiting the Reward Pathway with CBD

Group Therapy In Rehab, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), in 2014, 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder, and almost 80% of individuals suffering also used alcohol. CBD could be a promising treatment method for people living with addiction, according to Yasmin Hurd, a neuroscientist, and director of the Addiction Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.… Read More
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CBD vs. THC: Comparing and Contrasting Cannabinoids

Summary: With the growing popularity of CBD and more and more states legalizing medical marijuana, it is only natural that consumers will have new questions. CBD is found primarily in extractions from the hemp plant, while THC is found primarily in medical marijuana. In this article, we discuss the differences between the cannabinoids CBD and THC, the differences between hemp and marijuana, psychoactivity and how to avoid getting “high”, therapeutic uses, and legality.… Read More
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What Are The Preventive Health Benefits Of A Daily CBD Regime?

Women Meditating In The Park, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: A daily dose of CBD may be exactly what you need. CBD, or cannabidiol, is an exciting natural cannabinoid found in the stalk and seed of cannabis plants like hemp with some amazing preventative health benefits. How can CBD help you? When used as a dietary supplement, CBD can keep your body running at its best.… Read More
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CBD, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Quality of Life (QOL)

Doctor with Senior Woman, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: According to the Mayo Clinic, Alzheimer’s disease, sometimes called senile dementia, is a very common disease with over 3 million cases per year. No cure exists, but medications and management strategies may temporarily improve symptoms. CBD (aka Cannabidiol) is a compound derived from the Cannabis plant that has positive medicinal effects.… Read More
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Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), and Cannibidiol (CBD)

Woman Sleeping on Couch, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: On average Americans sleep 6.9 hours each night. While sleep requirements do vary from person to person, most healthy adults need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night to function optimally. Simple stated, most of aren’t getting the sleep we need. Further compounding the issue are sleep disorders, such as insomnia and chronic fatigue syndrome, which affect 70 million people in the US.… Read More
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CBD for Joint Pain

Woman with Joint Pain, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: We already know that CBD is already in use as a therapeutic treatment for chronic pain and inflammation, but what about joint pain? All too often we assume joint pain is something you just have to live with, as an inevitable part of aging, but does it have to be? Most joint pain is caused by inflammation. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injuries like twisting an ankle, repetitive movement or degenerative joint damage.… Read More
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Treating Sports Injury Related Chronic Pain and Joint Pain with CBD

Female Weightlifter, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Athletes have started to take notice of CBD, and with good reason. CBD, which is short for Cannabidiol, is a non-addictive, non-psychoactive cannabinoid that is already being used as a treatment for sports injury related chronic pain and joint pain. A recent study shows 54% of users surveyed prefer CBD in a topical form like TheraJoy Organic CBD Salve.… Read More
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CBD, Anxiety, and PTSD

Anxiety in a Crowd, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. The term “anxiety disorder” refers to specific psychiatric disorders that involve extreme fear or worry. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are closely related to anxiety disorders, which some may experience at the same time as depression. … Read More