Cannabidiol (CBD) found to alleviate seizures in those with neurodevelopmental conditions: Study

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the 113 organic compounds in the Cannabis sativa plant, commonly known as hemp. Previous studies on CBD have focused on its medicinal uses for pain relief, epileptic seizures, insomnia and Parkinson’s disease. But a recent study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) found that CBD could also benefit children and adults suffering from Angelman syndrome … Continue reading Cannabidiol (CBD) found to alleviate seizures in those with neurodevelopmental conditions: Study

Scientists explain how CBD helps address “isolation-induced aggression”

Research into the benefits of CBD has ramped up in recent years, and one area that could be particularly valuable is its effects on mental health. One recent study by Brazilian researchers found that it can help address isolation-induced aggression, which is something that could be incredibly useful in the quarantine era. In the study, … Continue reading Scientists explain how CBD helps address “isolation-induced aggression”

Oral CBD found to reduce the severity of PTSD symptoms

A recent study by American researchers found that oral cannabidiol (CBD) offers significant clinical benefits for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is a mental health condition caused by a traumatic event, such as a serious accident, a natural disaster, war or combat, or violent physical assault. For their study, the researchers examined the effect of oral CBD … Continue reading Oral CBD found to reduce the severity of PTSD symptoms

Study suggests high-CBD cannabis strain is safer for your health than high-THC varieties

There is no question that cannabis imparts many impressive benefits to those who are suffering from several different types of illnesses, but many people are put off by the idea of marijuana and the potential issues associated with regular use, like addiction or psychosis. Now, a study has shown that sticking to strains that are high … Continue reading Study suggests high-CBD cannabis strain is safer for your health than high-THC varieties

Can hemp extract with CBD boost your overall health and reduce stress levels?

Taking hemp extract can bring significant benefits to mental and physical health. The extract contains cannabidiol (CBD), a natural substance that can provide stress relief to people, allowing it to serve as an alternative treatment for anxiety disorders. Four out of every five visits to healthcare professionals come from severe stress. Environmental, emotional, mental, and physical factors can increase stress to levels that disturb … Continue reading Can hemp extract with CBD boost your overall health and reduce stress levels?

Understanding the many benefits of cannabis in cancer treatment

A cancer diagnosis is both devastating and terrifying. Patients are almost always directed towards conventional cancer treatments like surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, and are made to feel that any other, more “natural” treatments are not only ineffective but dangerous. The truth is, however, that mainstream cancer treatments wreak havoc on the body, leaving it defenseless … Continue reading Understanding the many benefits of cannabis in cancer treatment

Cannabinoids found to reduce seizures in children with epilepsy

The use of medical marijuana is starting to gain more acceptance throughout the U.S., and researchers are constantly uncovering new benefits. One recent analysis shows just how promising it could be when it comes to addressing a challenging condition in children: epilepsy.Epilepsy is more common in children than you might think, with active epilepsy affecting … Continue reading Cannabinoids found to reduce seizures in children with epilepsy

CBD oil almost “miraculous” in its ability to prevent pain in MS sufferers

  One big trend taking hold these days in Hollywood circles is a legal cannabis oil known as SwissX. This is far from a silly celebrity fad; CBD oil has been proven effective on the pain that those with multiple sclerosis and many other conditions suffer. In fact, it is one if the ingredients in … Continue reading CBD oil almost “miraculous” in its ability to prevent pain in MS sufferers

Cannabidiol found to dramatically decrease frequency of epilepsy seizures

Even as the pharmaceutical industry has continued to develop a steady stream of new drugs for treating epilepsy, not much has changed in terms of the overall number of drug-resistant cases of the neurological disease – suggesting that the drugs just aren’t working. This is why many people are now turning to all-natural cannabidiol instead. … Continue reading Cannabidiol found to dramatically decrease frequency of epilepsy seizures