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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, 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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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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Cannabidiol (CBD) for Arthritis Pain

Close-up of an elderly woman's hands on a cane. Blurred background. Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Cannabidiol or CBD has become a major wellness trends of 2018. With almost half of adults 65 years and older experiencing some form arthritis, it is the number one cause of disability in the United States. Several studies have found that CBD could play a role in pain management, specifically arthritis related pain.… Read More
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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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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