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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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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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Is it Legal to Purchase CBD in My State?

Gavel and Scale, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: CBD, the acronym for cannabidiol, is a compound of the cannabis plant that’s become increasingly popular in recent years due to its promising medical uses, legality, and lack of psychoactive effects. It has become seemingly ubiquitous, and it sometimes feels like just about everyone is trying it. … Read More
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New Study: CBD Successfully Treats Psychosis

Man Laying on Psychiatrists Couch, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Of the nearly 4 million victims who suffer from the disease, it’s estimated that nearly 50% of them will receive no treatment. This is due in large part to the extremely high expense of medications, as well as a lack of healthcare availability to a majority of sufferers. The numbers are staggering, but what if there was another, more cost effective and even all-natural option?… Read More
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Treating Fibromyalgia with CBD

Woman Experiences Joint Pain, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Fibromyalgia is a disease that doctors can only diagnose by way of its symptoms—its causes are unknown and there are no known physical tests (blood, hair, etc.) for its existence. Symptoms sometimes begin after a physical trauma, surgery, infection or significant psychological stress. In other cases, symptoms gradually accumulate over time with no single triggering event. … Read More
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What is Cannabidiol or CBD?

Doctor Consultation, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Cannabidiol or CBD is an all-natural treatment option that can offer a “20-fold increase in potency over aspirin”. What exactly is CBD and more importantly, what does it work? People take or apply CBD to treat a variety of conditions, symptoms and ailments. CBD works by activating various receptors within the body.… Read More
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Managing your Arthritis with Cannabidiol (CBD)

Close-up of a cane with two women's hands on it, one of a senior, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: The number one cause of disability in the United States is arthritis, and the number of cases are growing. While arthritis simply means joint inflammation, it is the umbrella term used to describe over 200 different rheumatic diseases and conditions that affect the joints, the connective tissue, and the tissues that surround the joint. … Read More
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Chronic Pain, Pain Killers and the Cannabidiol (CBD) Solution

Elderly woman suffering knee pain, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: With over 3 million people afflicted with chronic pain in the United States each year, it is a common condition regularly treated by over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications. More than 17 million Americans take NSAIDs on a daily basis, with more than 70 million prescriptions and more than 30 billion OTC NSAID tablets sold annually in the United States. … 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