Going through chemotherapy for cancer is something no one ever wants to face. On top of having a serious illness, many people also deal with difficult side effects related to chemotherapy, including hair loss, anemia, nausea, vomiting, weight changes, low concentration or focus, infection, and fertility problems. Additionally, it can be hazardous to combine any
This blog post is part of Understanding Terpenes—a short series devoted to educating our audience on a few of the main terpenes in CBD and why they are so important. Terpenes are aromatic compounds responsible for giving cannabis and other plants their distinctive scents. But far from being just a treat for the nose, these
Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and stroke, is the number one cause of death world wide, causing about 610,000 Americans to die each year. While exercise, a heart-healthy diet, and adequate sleep can go a long way toward prevention, research has found that CBD can also support the cardiovascular system and improve heart health.
It is vitally important that in the unregulated hemp industry, consumers know how to protect themselves against fake, low quality, and even harmful CBD products. Not all companies involved in this sector are reputable, and even among those who seem on the up-and-up, there can be wide variations in the quality, purity, and potency of
Did you know that over 70% of your immune system exists in your gut? Proper gut health is a vital part of healthy human life. Getting the occasional tummy ache or an episode of heartburn after overeating or indulging in unhealthy foods is a problem most people are familiar with. However, It is widely believed
Since the passage of the Agricultural Improvement Act in December 2018, hundreds of topical CBD products have flooded the market, and with them, claims that they can cure everything from crow’s feet to psoriasis. Most of the evidence to support these claims is primarily anecdotal, with only a few studies on CBD’s role in skin
The official stance of the Department of Defense for active military personnel states that any usage of illicit substances by said personnel is grounds for punishment and possible discharge from the military. Both recreational and medical marijuana usage is unacceptable to active duty personnel, as stated. But what about CBD derived from hemp? The answer
A study undertaken in 2016 in Canada–a country with the highest incidence of MS worldwide–shows that, for the most part, Canadians with MS are, at the very least, open to the idea of cannabidiols. With 54.3% of participants approving of cannabis use, 33.2% remaining neutral, 19.5% of participants using cannabis, and 50.2% of the remaining
With so many options for CBD consumption, it may make some people question why anyone would choose vaping. The answer is pretty simple: absorption happens much faster through vaping since the cannabidiol can then enter the bloodstream via the lungs rather than having to go through the digestive system. Research is also indicating that the
You’ve done it. You’re diving in and finding a multitude of health benefits from your CBD. Hopefully you’re finding relief and better health from your product. But have you thought about how to keep it performing at an optimal level? The good news is, CBD never really goes bad in the sense that
Some patients who use cannabinoids for medical purposes have been able to reduce or eliminate their intake of prescription medications, including opioid drugs, according to a new peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. “Medical [cannabinoids] may be used intentionally to taper off prescription medications,” the study concluded. The study involved
As we continue to observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October to help build awareness of the disease, today we highlight the findings of a new study on the potential benefits of cannabinoids. Cannabinoids, including cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), have shown promise for helping cancer patients alleviate the nausea, pain, and other symptoms related
Having legal access to medical cannabinoids allow chronic pain patients to reduce their intake of prescription drugs, suggest the findings of a new study published online in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Researchers from the University of New Mexico compared the use of prescription medications of 83 pain patients who were enrolled
As you set out to learn more about cannabidiol (CBD) and its properties, it’s not uncommon to find yourself confused over many of the terms related to the compound. Often times, people have a challenging time understanding how cannabidiol differs from cannabinoids, two commonly used terms that share spelling similarities and are often used interchangeably.
Findings in a new study suggest that consuming cannabinoids regularly reduces the severity of acute alcoholic pancreatitis (AAP). Researchers from the Mercer School of Medicine retrospectively examined 10 years of a hospital’s records on acute alcoholic patients as they were being admitted into the hospital. The analyzed the severity of the patients’ pancreatitis and compared