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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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TheraJoy at CBD Expo West 2018

CBD Expo Tour 2018, Credit: CBD ExpoSummary: The 55-and-older crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of cannabis users in the country. Why? CBD can address many of the ailments that this age group is prone to. The neuroprotective qualities CBD imbues on the brain also make it an ideal preventative therapy for this age group, who are most at risk for developing serious neurodegenerative conditions.… Read More
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CBD Hemp Oil vs. Hemp Seed Oil

Hemp Seeds, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: CBD (cannabidiol) is one of a group of unique chemical compounds that are found only in the cannabis plant. With it’s growing popularity, products infused with hemp oil are appearing everywhere. A common question potential CBD consumers have is, “Do these products contain any meaningful CBD?” In this article, we discuss hemp oils, specifically CBD hemp oil, and hemp seed oil.… Read More
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Maximizing the Fitness Benefits of CBD

Summary: From the hard-core athlete to the weekend warrior, and everyone in between, CBD is making a name for itself in the fitness world. This trend started a while ago, as early as 2016 when Nate Diaz used a CBD vape pen in a post-fight press conference after his UFC Lightweight Championship fight. Then it really picked up steam in 2018 when the World Anti-Doping Agency removed CBD from its list of prohibited substances for athletes in competition.… 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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The Benefits of CBD Topicals (CBD Creams, CBD Lotions, and CBD Salves)

Woman Applying TheraJoy, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: While many of us have experienced muscle and joint aches, most of us haven’t stopped to consider the health risks associated with seemingly innocuous NSAID based painkillers such as Ibuprofen and Aleve. Thanks to an exciting compound found in the cannabis plant, there is another all-natural option.… Read More