CBD: What are the benefits and side effects?

Within us resides a complex cell system called the Endocannabinoid system (ECS), which is involved in regulating a variety of functions including sleep, appetite, pain, and immune system response (**).

Our endocannabinoid system is able to interact with CBD on a molecular level allowing our bodies to recognize cbd as a familiar guest biologically. 

What are the health benefits of CBD:

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a lipid signalling system, which assists in regulating appetite, staving off obesity, and assisting in reproductive health in both men and women (**).

How CBD helps with pain:

athletic women rubbing cbd topical cream before run for pain relief - zehne

As part of a study, users were provided cbd and a placebo to compare the effectiveness of pain relief over a 2 week period. The results showed patients reported >30% reduction in pain. (**).

The effects of Antidepressants vs. CBD: 

A study comparing users who were on antidepressants showed cbd had positive impacts on their lives. This study took into account the side effects of antidepressant drugs that users were taking prior to being apart of the research study. Side effects of antidepressants led to adverse mental effects, obesity, and withdrawal symptoms when antidepressant use stopped.

Long-term care with antidepressants is harmful and potentially deadly. (**).

What are the side effects of CBD:

Although these range from mild to moderate in effect, most users encounter drowsiness, nausea, and dry mouth.

During my period of use I encountered dry mouth during the first week as my body adjusted.


Using organic broad spectrum cbd oil with tea while eating and reading book - zehne

CBD works indirectly with the endocannabinoid system. This system helps regulate appetite, sleep, anxiety, and maintains internal homeostasis. In an attempt to maintain balance, our body falls short during periods of high stress or sleep deprivation which is where cbd plays a critical role.

Our bodies use CBD to boost our system's naturally without the use of damaging pharmaceuticals. With harmless side-effects such as dry mouth, fluctuating appetite, and drowsiness at high doses, it's easy to see why cbd is great for cautious users.

CBD oil is considered a long-term solution and capable of providing users benefits within 1 month of daily use. If you are looking for stress, anxiety, and pain relief, check out our store.

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