• CBD may not actually help you count sheep, but it may help you sleep! This article by the Sleep Doctor (Dr. Michael J Breus), explains what he has discovered about CBD. He explains that it is still a process in understanding exactly how CBD works for calming effects, pain-reducing effects, and anti-inflammatory effects in the body. He says that CBD is known to interact with a variety of receptors, proteins, and chemicals in the brain. He notes that CBD appears to affect a lot in body, including sleep-wake cycles and...

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  • According to this article, by the Jewish News Service, Israel now has funding to start researching CBD as a viable treatment for asthma. An estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma, and approximately 250,000 deaths each year are due to the disease. Over the next eight years, it is expected that worldwide asthma cases may increase by as much as 100 million. “The research project focuses on researching the effects of the non-psychoactive cannabis compound CBD and identifying its potential inhibitory impact on allergic airway inflammation that causes asthma...

  • Before we jump into how CBD can help people, we must first understand what it is. CBD is an abbreviation for Cannabidiol – a compound found in the cannabis plant. CBD is completely non-psychoactive, but is responsible for many of the medical properties within cannabis.  As more and more people become aware (even the Today Show had a recent article on CBD for health) of the potential healing properties of cannabinoids, it is important to learn more about the people and process behind the product that you try. What does it help...

  • MindBodyGreen has recently published a few articles describing what CBD has been shown to do, as well as personal stories from people using CBD. This first article explains certain studies of how CBD has been shown to help people. This study explains why CBD is commonly used for anxiety and insomnia. In short, CBD has been shown to act on serotonin receptors 5HT1A, regulating GABA and glutamate. GABA is involved with anxiety, and glutamate is an excitatory neurotransmitter. The way it does this is by acting on the endocannabinoid system...

  • On Saturday, October 7th, 2017, pet owners and professionals gathered at Colorado State University (CSU) according to an article by WestWord. Seven veterinarians spoke about how CBD products are now being used for pets, and growing at a rapid pace. Dr. Stephanie McGrath is leading a study based out of CSU, regarding CBD treatments for epilepsy and osteoarthritis in dogs. Her specialty is in neurology, and she states, “We have diseases that we don’t have treatments for that work, so there's a problem. A solution to that problem is trying...

  • There have been several MMA and UFC fighters speaking out about the benefits of CBD in the past year. Bas Rutten uses it to avoid opioid addiction, Cain Velasquez uses it to curb the pain of fights, and Nate Diaz uses it to help recovery efforts. While they have admitted to using CBD, and it is benefitting them, it was still listed as prohibited. Starting in 2018, CBD will be removed from the prohibited list. Previously, CBD was banned during “in-competition”. “Cannabidiol is no longer prohibited,” World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)...

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  • Most of the CBD that you will find on the marketplace comes from companies with one mission - to increase their bottom line and give a return to their investors and stockholders.  Many large cannabis/hemp companies are “penny stock” companies - somewhat gambling in the cannabis market.  Most of what they purchase to sell as CBD may be coming from untraceable sources - from China or Eastern Europe - with no real accountability for how the hemp is grown or processed.  This CBD is cheap, but it may not be...

  • Johnathan Sexton, and Oklahoma City man, and his 12-year-old pug, Fred, have a story to tell. Johnathan suffers from seizures, and Fred helps bring him back after those seizures according to News9. Johnathon says the smell of the pug help him start connecting the dots and coming back to reality. Fred is growing old, and losing his energy. Fred’s veterinarian suggested CBD oil to Johnathan. Johnathan put four drops of CBD on a cracker, and says that for that entire week, “I could not get him to quit eating, and...

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  • In a recent interview with NewBeauty, several skin professionals opened about uses for CBD. Ildi Pekar is a celebrity facialist for supermodels. Dr Sejal Shah and Dr Estee Williams are dermatologists in New York that were also interviewed about CBD. Pekar explained that CBD contains strong antioxidant properties, which makes it an ideal way of reducing inflammation in the skin and body. She said, “Most people are unaware of how inflammation in the skin and body can be a root cause for other major health concerns, making it important to...