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Treating Inflammation with Cannabidiol (CBD)

Senior Woman with Neck InflammationSummary: Inflammation is an important part of the body’s immune response. It is the body’s attempt to heal itself after an injury; defend itself against foreign invaders, such as viruses and bacteria; and repair damaged tissue. Unlike some conditions, you can’t self diagnose an inflammatory disease. … Read More
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CBD, Insomnia, and Sleep Disorders

Couple SleepingSummary: Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that afflicts over 3 million people per year in the US. Insomnia can be self-diagnosed, and it can be treated, but it isn’t a curable condition. Treating insomnia usually focuses on improving sleep quality. This can be done in a number of ways, both with and without the use of pharmaceuticals.… Read More
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Fighting Potential CBD Stigma with Education

Doctors Sharing a Thumbs-UpSummary: CBD is the most abundant of the more than 85 naturally occurring cannabinoids found in hemp plants. CBD is an exciting substance because of a growing number of well documented health benefits. However, there is still some stigma associated with CBD use due to it being mistakenly associated with the illicit drug marijuana. … Read More
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Landmark Survey: Almost 50% of CBD Users Stopped Using Traditional Medicines

Summary: A new study, completed by the Brightfield Group and HelloMD, showed 42% of surveyed parties said “they had stopped using traditional medications like Tylenol pain relievers or prescription drugs like Vicodin” and over 97% of surveyed parties found CBD to be effective. In a nation fighting an “Opioid Epidemic,” the importance of this research can’t be understated.… Read More
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The Amazing Potential All-Natural Health Benefits of CBD

Senior couple, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: CBD, a non-psychoactive substance, which is legal in all 50 states, and over 40 countries, is getting a lot of attention for its potential all-natural health benefits. CBD has been shown to help with acne, anxiety, quitting smoking, sleep and more. As more and more people consider the volume of medications they are taking, CBD products like TheraJoy provide an all-natural alternative.… Read More
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Fighting Prescription Painkiller Dependence with Cannabidiol (CBD)

Senior female's hands pouring pills on her palm while sitting at a table., Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), in 2015, over 33,000 Americans died as a result of an opioid overdose, and an estimated 2 million people in the United States suffer from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain medicines (including fentanyl). Cannabidiol or CBD, a 100% legal and non-psychoactive substance may offer a new solution to widespread painkiller dependance.… Read More
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Managing Anxiety with Cannabidiol (CBD)

Portrait of a worried man, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Cannabidiol or CBD is an organic, all natural compound that may help people with anxiety reduce their symptoms with few or no side effects. While the research is still in its infancy, there is mounting evidence to suggest that some people can get relief from anxiety. This evidence comes in the form of recognized scientific research and first-hand personal experience stories.… Read More
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What is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?

Health Puzzle, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: The endocannabinoid system or ECS is a group of specialized lipids, their receptors, and the enzymes that produce and degrade them; it is found in the mammalian brain and is involved in numerous physiological processes, including appetite, pain-sensation, mood, and memory. It is also a key in maintaining homeostasis.… Read More
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Chronic Pain Management with CBD

Doctor and older patient, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: One of the most exciting things about CBD is it’s potential for pain management, and the more we learn about CBD, the more potential we see. However, it’s important to understand how CBD effects you and where the CBD you consumes comes from; both are important in maintaining healthy endocannabinoid levels.… Read More
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Treating Arthritis (Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid) with CBD

Older Man, Close-up of his Face, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Arthritis is an umbrella term that refers to over 200 different joint inflammation related conditions and there are already over 350 million cases worldwide. While treatable using traditional medicine, there is no cure, and the treatments, like all pharmaceuticals, have associated risks. The anti-inflammatory properties of CBD have been well documented and a five week study completed in 2006 demonstrated that CBD could provide pain relief for people with arthritis.… Read More