Use this page as a resource to start your research on the uses of, studied and reported health benefits of CBD. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects nearly 1 million people in the U.S. Studies have shown marijuana can slow the disease’s progression and help patients manage the disease’s associated symptoms. […]
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Exploring Effects Of Cannabinoids On...
Cannabinoids (including CBD, CBC, THC and many others) have individualistic effects on the human body along with a collective effect (termed the Entourage Effect). The following graphics show some of the known effects of some of the Cannabinoids: The following is an abstract from an article from Tulane University: Hypertension — or high blood pressure […]
The Cardiovascular System As A Therap...
Study: Is the cardiovascular system a therapeutic target for cannabidiol? Christopher P Stanley, William H Hind, and Saoirse E O’Sullivan Abstract Cannabidiol (CBD) has beneficial effects in disorders as wide ranging as diabetes, Huntington’s disease, cancer and colitis. Accumulating evidence now also suggests that CBD is beneficial in the cardiovascular system. CBD has direct actions […]
The, National Institutes of Health, N...
Know the facts about CBD oil: FACT: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a patent on the therapeutic uses of CBD. FACT: The NIH acknowledges the therapeutic properties and potential uses of CBD. FACT: This patent flies in the face of the Schedule I status of cannabis, which defines cannabis as having “no medical […]
The Pharmacology of Cannabis: More th...
Studies have shown that cannabis has the ability to: Slow the progression of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Reduce the number and severity of debilitating epileptic seizures Reduce muscle spasms experienced by those with multiple sclerosis (MS) Kill or limit the growth of cancer cells Provide anxiety relief and reduce nightmares for those with post-traumatic stress disorder […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) ADD & ADHD Res...
When charged with completing a task, individuals with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have the odds stacked against them. Difficulty with attention, focus, and concentration turn a classroom or workplace into a place of frustration rather than learning and productivity. Others often encourage them to change their behavioral patterns. Unfortunately, […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Alzheimer’s Resear...
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting over 4.5 million Americans. Studies have shown cannabis can limit the progression of the disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive type of dementia that destroys memory, behavior and thinking. In the disease, brain cells degenerate and die, which causes a steady decline in memory and […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Fibromyalgia Resear...
Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by intense musculoskeletal pain that affects 5 million Americans. Studies have shown marijuana effectively lowers pain levels and improves quality of sleep in patients. Fibromyalgia is a common disorder characterized by widespread pain and fatigue that primarily affects women. The disorder can greatly affect a person’s abilities to perform daily […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Anti-Inflammatory R...
Cannabidiol’s anti-inflammatory properties have pointed scientists toward the possibility of CBD being used to slow or even reverse the symptoms of Annie inflammatory disease. Some studies and articles: Cannabidiol as an emergent therapeutic strategy for lessening the impact of inflammation on oxidative stress The endocannabinoid system: an emerging key player in inflammation Anti-inflammatory role of […]
Online Resources, Research, and Faceb...
Hemp CBD Oil has gained the recognition it deserves. It is in the news media these days often! Testimonials are being shared online everywhere! Evidence based medicine, and scientific research dedicated to Cannabinoids, Cannabidiol (CBD) are now ramping-up proving over and over the multitude of benefits CBD (and other cannabinoids) has. Momentum and respect of […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Insomnia Research
In the United States, approximately 70 million people suffer from insomnia, insufficient sleep or another sleep disorder. CBD has been mistakenly described as sedating. In modest doses, CBD is mildly alerting. Cannabidiol activates the same adenosine receptors as caffeine, a stimulant. But several patients with sleep issues report that ingesting a CBD-rich tincture or extract […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Diabetes Research
In animal trials, one of the cannabinoids found in cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD), was shown to significantly reduce both pro-inflammatory cytokines in the bloodstream and the incidence of diabetes in non-obese mice (Weiss, et al., 2006). Later, those same researchers followed up with a similar study, but with rodents that were either in a latent diabetes […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Nausea Research
Use this page as a resource to start your research on the uses of, studied and reported health benefits of CBD. Nausea is having the feeling or urge to vomit. In some cases, nausea can be debilitating and lead to vomiting, which means to forcefully throw-up the contents of the stomach out through the mouth. […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Pain Relief Researc...
Use this page as a resource to start your research on the uses of, studied and reported health benefits of CBD. In a world where people suffering from pain are placed on opioids by default causing our national Opiate addiction epidemic, the medical community and policy maker have no choice but to wake up to […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Epilepsy Research
Use this page as a resource to start your research on the uses of, studied and reported health benefits of CBD. The use of CBD by patients with epilepsy has a measurable, positive, and statistically significant effect in alleviating the symptoms and diminishing the seizures in frequency and intensity. The Study. Studies that compared CBD’s effects on people suffering […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Cancer Research
Use this page as a resource to start your research on the uses of, studied and reported health benefits of CBD. In the medical community, cannabidiol is somewhat known for its anti-inflammatory properties and its ability to limit cell proliferation in certain types of cells within our bodies. In November 2007, researchers at California Pacific […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Arthritis Research
Use this page as a resource to start your research on the uses of, studied and reported health benefits of CBD. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and they all share one common characteristic, inflammation. Studies conducted in lab rats have shown that CBD drastically reduces a model of acute arthritis that applies […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Antipsychotic Resea...
Use this page as a resource to start your research on the uses of, studied and reported health benefits of CBD. CBD has fewer side effects than many antipsychotic medications; it has been shown to be superior to most conventional antipsychotic medications! A preliminary clinical trial at the University of California–Irvine has concluded that CBD seems to […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) Anxiety Research
Use this page as a resource to start your research on the uses of, studied and reported health benefits of CBD. Studies show that CBD has anxiolytic (inhibits stress and anxiety) properties, without any psychoactive effects (which is caused by THC). This makes CBD potentially an alternative to a number of existing anxiolytic drugs! Cannabidiol (CBD) and its […]
Article: Cannabinoid Medicine and Alz...
The article below was copied from MedicalJane.com for educational and archival purposes. Original article is dated Nov 17, 2014: A study published in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience in September 2013 (reviewed previously on Medical Jane here) provides evidence that plant-based cannabinoids may be effective in reversing the accumulation of amyloid in the brain by assisting in its […]