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How do I take CBD oil?

How do I take CBD oil?

There are several ways to take CBD as it comes in different forms. Tinctures are the most popular ways people buy CBD. Taking it sublingually is the most common way. You must hold it under your tongue for 2-3 minutes so the CBD is absorbed through the salivary glands. CBD capsules are the most simple way to take CBD, you know exactly how much you are taking and all you have to do is swallow. Water soluble CBD can...

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Will CBD help autoimmune diseases?

studies have discovered that CBD is an immunosuppressant and immunomodulator, and it has anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation can cause or contribute to many autoimmune diseases, and taking CBD could help reduce that inflammation. Those who have hyperactive immune systems that end up attacking themselves could benefit from the immunosuppressant properties that CBD offers. Ongoing trials We need to perform several more studies about the relationship between CBD and the immune system, initial findings look promising. With the information we do know, CBD...

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Synthetic CBD is on the way

Whether you are a fan of using natural products or chemical substitutes, most synthetic medicines are copies of nature. A recent study into CBD and inflammation caused by Covid-19 have shown positive early results. This has triggered pharmaceutical companies to make a synthetic CBD that can be licensed for use in Covid-19 patients. It is currently in the preclinical trial stages and has shown good results in animal testing so far. Synthetic CBD or natural CBD? Given that CBD can now...

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Can CBD help with hip pain?

There are many causes of hip pain, from misalignment of the back to wearing away of the joint. The only way to be certain is to see a specialist. If it turns out to be arthritis, there is anecdotal evidence to suggest CBD does positive effects. If you have worn hip joints that need replacing, the only thing that will help is a hip replacement. Where to buy CBD When purchasing CBD it is vital to make sure you buy from...

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Is CBD oil safe for dogs?

Like humans, dogs do have an endocannabinoid system. It is safe to give dogs CBD but we would advise that you speak to your vet first. Your dog would be safe to take 5-10mg a day with no problems. What does CBD help dogs with? There is anecdotal evidence to say CBD helps dogs suffering with a wide array of ailments. Many studies have shown CBD to help dogs with arthritis, joint stiffness, anxiety and many other conditions. Is there any...

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Can CBD help dogs with pain and arthritis?

This is a question we are asked constantly. We are not allowed to diagnose or give advice about treating your pet. I can tell you that dogs have an endocannabinoid system like humans do. If you do want to give your dog CBD, it would be best to give them water soluble CBD. A dog will not be able to hold CBD oil under its tongue so would be pointless giving them it. The water soluble can be added to...

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CBD and hormone imbalances in women

CBD might be able to help with the symptoms of normal monthly hormone fluctuations and those that happen during puberty and menopause. Mood swings Many women suffer with anxiety and depression as part of their menstrual cycle and during menopause. Oestrogen and progesterone affect levels of serotonin, the so-called happy chemical that influences mood. Research shows that CBD activates serotonin receptors and that in animal models, it shows anti-anxiety and antidepressant effects. Bloating During menstruation, the uterine contractions that occur throughout your cycle are more intense. This...

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Can CBD oil help you sleep?

If you struggle with insomnia and have problems sleeping at night, you might have considered turning to CBD oil. Cannabidiol (known as CBD) has a number of known health benefits, including easing symptoms of anxiety, pain and stress. But is CBD oil an effective treatment for insomnia or will it keep you awake? We speak to Healthspan Medical Director Dr Sarah Brewer about using CBD oil as a natural sleep remedy: While there's still more scientific research to be done, preliminary studies have been...

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Can cannabidiol (CBD oil) alleviate multiple sclerosis symptoms?

CBD oil will it benefit you? We take a look at the research and speak to the experts regarding CBD oil and multiple sclerosis. Cannabidiol – commonly known as CBD oil – has a number of proven health benefits. Along with treating pain, epilepsy and anxiety, anecdotal evidence suggests that CBD oil may help in alleviating multiple sclerosis symptoms. But what exactly is CBD oil and could it be the solution for MS sufferers? We speak to Janice Sykes, Information Officer at MS Trust, about the...

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Can CBD oil be used to treat Parkinson’s disease?

We speak to leading expert in cannabis medicine Dr Dani Gordon about the benefits and potential risks factors associated with using cannabidiol for Parkinson's treatment. Cannabidiol - more commonly known as CBD oil - has taken the world by storm thanks to a number of proven health benefits. As well as being used to treat pain, anxiety, sleep problems and MS, anecdotal evidence points towards CBD being effective at easing symptoms of Parkinson's disease. But can CBD oil really be used as a...

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