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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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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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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