How Can I talk to my Doctor about Cannabis?

It is the duty of the healthcare professional to ask nonjudgmental assessment questions about Cannabis use, provide unbiased information, and help guide the patient to use it wisely. Physicians currently cannot prescribe CBD. However, the better informed they are the more they can help improve adherence to healthy behaviors. As a doctor, important considerations forContinue reading “How Can I talk to my Doctor about Cannabis?”

CBD for Brain Health: Treatment in Preventing Strokes

“Cannabinoids and Blood–Brain Barrier (BBB): The BBB works as an effective border between the [Central Nervous System], and systemic circulation & microglia represents the main line of defense of the brain. When neuroinflammation occurs, the BBB protective function can be reduced by an inflammatory reaction from an immune-related cells involvement. The BBB is prone toContinue reading “CBD for Brain Health: Treatment in Preventing Strokes”

What is CBN & How Can it Help Me Relax & Sleep?

Known as the “sleepy cannabinoid”, CBN naturally evolves from THC as it degrades or ages over time. Although it originates from THC, CBN is a separate cannabinoid and doesn’t have the psychoactive effects commonly associated with THC. True PM, which is high in CBN (cannabiniol), is gaining popularity as a natural alternative to help promoteContinue reading “What is CBN & How Can it Help Me Relax & Sleep?”

CBD for Diabetes: Effective on Neuropathic Complications

Diabetic Neuropathies (DPNs) is the most common complication associated with diabetes and is a leading cause of disability due to foot ulcerations, fall risks and can lead to infection and limb amputation.  CBD play roles in modulating neurotransmission and immune function. When a nerve is injured or damaged, nociceptive (pain receptor) pathways and the immuneContinue reading “CBD for Diabetes: Effective on Neuropathic Complications”

What Does the World Health Organization (WHO) say about CBD?

The following is page 18/27 of The World Health Organization’s report on CBD’s potential benefits: In terms of safety, the WHO reports: “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential. “To date, there is no evidence of recreational use of CBD or any public health related problems associated with theContinue reading “What Does the World Health Organization (WHO) say about CBD?”

CBD & Dosage: How Do I Know How Much CBD is Right for Me?

“I DON’T REALLY FEEL ANYTHING DIFFERENT.” This is heard so many times among CBD users who are concerned about their dose being low when first starting CBD. More than likely, too low! And then, consequently, they don’t follow up with what their “sweet spot dose” of CBD truly is. It is commonly suggested to findContinue reading “CBD & Dosage: How Do I Know How Much CBD is Right for Me?”

CBD for Stress & Disease: Enabling Self as Healer

Modern-day science continues to show the link between Stress & Disease. We continue to learn how stress leads to inflammation, which leads to disease. “Chronic stress results [in] failures of homeostasis, [and] thus leads to various diseases such as atherosclerosis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and depression. However, while 75%–90% of human diseases is relatedContinue reading “CBD for Stress & Disease: Enabling Self as Healer”

CBD & Heart Health

The Month of February is all about Hearts. It is designated as Heart Health Month in the US, a time when all people can focus on their cardiovascular health. It is now known that Cannabinoids like CBD play a large role in maintaining our health in many systems in our body. It is no surprise thatContinue reading “CBD & Heart Health”

CBD: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

As more people are trying CBD for their Health, you may be curious if it can help you, among many of the other questions you may have about CBD. I want to answer some common questions here: 1. Question: Why would I consider CBD for my Health? Answer: The whole point of taking CBD OilContinue reading “CBD: 10 Frequently Asked Questions”

CBD for Grounding Yourself

Becoming grounded in this reality is a crucial aspect to experiencing life to the fullest. No matter your spiritual practice, it is important to feel like you are here, now, fully, and that you belong to the present moment. CBD can become a helpful tool in this process as we are able to take thatContinue reading “CBD for Grounding Yourself”