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?”

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?”

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 & 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 Topicals: Why Would I Put CBD on my Skin, and Could it Help with my Arthritis?

CBD topical application is considered the latest breakthrough in managing joint pain and inflammation. Together with its highly effective pain relieving properties, it possesses systemic absorption as well. ⁣ ⁣CBD is absorbed through the skin where it binds to the body’s own CB2 receptors. Once it connects with these receptors, CBD has a pain relievingContinue reading “CBD Topicals: Why Would I Put CBD on my Skin, and Could it Help with my Arthritis?”

CBD Benefits: Alcohol Consumption and the Microbiota Gut-Brain Axis

Recently I stumbled upon some research that I just had to share. If you are anything like me and like to treat yourself to an alcoholic beverage every now and then (or more than every now and then), this one’s for you. Based on this research, I now vow to always consume Cannabinoids alongside myContinue reading “CBD Benefits: Alcohol Consumption and the Microbiota Gut-Brain Axis”

The Endocannabinoid System: The Role CBD Plays in Inflammatory Processes in the Body

Did you know that virtually every organism on Earth has an endocannabinoid system moderated by cannabinoids like CBD? Let’s dive into how CBD work in the human body… Cannabis affects the body because its bioactive compounds bind to and activate tiny receptors encoded by our genes. These receptors are proteins on the membranous surface of ourContinue reading “The Endocannabinoid System: The Role CBD Plays in Inflammatory Processes in the Body”