Since its federal legalization in the 2018 Farm bill, interest in CBD has grown over the years, especially in its potential medicinal properties.
Stress is a typical part of life; we stress about everything, from our personal lives to our work management. However, there are some people who deal with stress far more often than what is normal, and CBD may have the potential to provide relief.
One of the receptors that CBD interacts with is the CB1 receptor in our brain, which is responsible for managing dopamine and serotonin. CBD is thought to interact with this receptor so that the levels of dopamine and serotonin in our bodies increase, therefore decreasing our stress.
Chronic Pain and Inflammation
CBD’s effect on the CB2 receptor may help manage pain and inflammation. Research and clinical studies are being performed to look at CBD’s potential in relieving pain symptoms caused by:
- Muscle pain
- Chronic pain
- MS pain
- Spinal cord injuries
Some researchers believe that CBD likely reduces pain because of its anti-inflammation properties. More research needs to be conducted to determine its uses for pain management alone. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, CBD has the potential to treat acne as well.
Anxiety is a mental disorder that affects hundreds of millions of people daily. There are different forms of anxiety, such as:
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
- Seasonal Anxiety Disorder (SAD)
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder…