Before we jump into this article, as always, it is always recommended and encouraged that you consult with your doctor or healthcare professional before you start taking any new substances. There may be possible interference with other medications that you’re on if you start to take new medications, supplements, products, etc.
Also, always do detailed research about local dispensaries and CBD brands before you start to shop for products. Especially when consuming products, orally or topically, you want to ensure that you are buying trustworthy products from honest, credible companies.
Once you’ve received the clear from a trusted professional, and you feel that Cannabidiol (CBD) is the right treatment for you, it’s time to start understanding why some people choose to medicate with CBD rather than a prescription or over-the-counter drugs. Enjoy this list of reasons why you should start implementing CBD into your life.
There is often confusion about the difference between CBD and cannabis. CBD does not include the cannabinoid Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychedelic element to cannabis that induces the “high” feeling. CBD will still relax your body but you won’t feel the mental impairment that consuming cannabis would entail.
Studies have shown that CBD provides natural relief to pain and stressors from anxiety or depression. If other prescription medications haven’t felt like the right fit to alleviating symptoms, CBD could be another route to try that does not carry the risk of possible addiction.
CBD and cannabis are well known for their abilities to reduce the level of pain experienced by users and patients. CBD is anti-inflammatory and will help reduce swelling in the body that can cause stress on joints and increased blood pressure. Whether you find a consumable oil, tablet, or edibles of some kind, or you use a topical lotion, oil, or cream, when applied to the skin, CBD will reduce the amount of pain in the area applied for the span of a few hours until reapplied.
Can Help Treat Acne
Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, CBD has been used to treat acne in some. Everyone’s skin is different, so again, always consult a doctor or a dermatologist before you try CBD as a treatment. However, inflammation leads to the pimples that surface on your skin, and you can use CBD to reduce the swelling and appearance of acne over time.
Possibly Relieves Those Suffering From Spasms
By now you might have seen the videos going around of people with illnesses that cause them to shake or have spasms taking CBD or cannabis and shortly after their spasms reduce or cease completely. A few studies have also shown that implementing CBD and cannabis can reduce the amount and severity of seizures experienced, for example, in those who have epilepsy.
For a final reminder, ask before you try. Take the time to research everything. Possible side effects of taking CBD are fatigue, diarrhea, and a change in appetite. CBD can also interfere with medications that you already take, which is why it is so important to consult a doctor.
However, CBD if you find that CBD works great for you, it truly is a natural pain reliever and anxiety reducer. It promotes a complete sense of calm throughout the body and when applied to problem areas, will reduce the pain in a matter of minutes; and can be reapplied later if you feel the need to do so. CBD companies have been popping up everywhere, so make sure to look at a wide variety of places before you decide to buy products. It’ll be worth the time investment because you’re investing your money and well-being.