What is CBD?
CBD is a natural supplement that has been approved for distribution.
I personally believe in CBD because it has helped with my sciatica, stress and other conditions.
It’s becoming more and more clear that stress is one of the leading causes of disease. While CBD does not take away the stressors of the world, it can help manage circumstances in your life by giving you a broader lens and helping you take a step back from the problem.
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions.
CBD is short for Cannabidiol.
CBD is short for Cannabidiol. CBD is advertised as a way to reduce stress, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. It is also marketed for people to be able to sleep without trouble. CBD does not have any psychoactive effects so it does not make you high or give you the munchies.
CBD is a naturally occurring component of marijuana, but it does not get you “high”. Some people experience drowsiness. Many people report that it helps with sleep!
It has been thoroughly researched and has been found to help with a variety of pain and health conditions. There has not been any recorded deaths from anyone using CBD.
CBD may be used to relieve pain, anxiety, inflammation, and insomnia. CBD affects the endocannabinoid system. It helps regulate pain, moods, and memories in addition to many other physical or psychological functions.
Check with your doctor. If you have insomnia, CBD may help. Research on CBD is still in its infancy, but some research suggests that it can help with anxiety. One study from 2019 looked at whether it could improve sleep and anxiety.
FDA has not approved CBD. The FDA has approved one drug, Epidiolex, that contains a highly-purified form of CBD for the treatment of seizures. Anything else is used by your own discretion.
It varies by state. The 2018 Farm Bill made it legal to produce, sell and buy CBD products. The Farm Bill made sure that CBD was not considered a drug if it does not have over 0.03% THC. So now people can use and buy these products legally.