Is CBD the magic potion it's cracked up to be? See what happened when one woman stopped her prescription anxiety meds and tried CBD oil instead.
Natural News: A single dose of cannabis extract can alleviate brain abnormalities in people suffering from psychosis
A purified form of cannabidiol (CBD), the non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, shows potential for reducing psychosis in patients displaying schizophrenia-like mental illnesses, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry.
CBD has been touted for a wide variety of health issues, but the strongest scientific evidence is for its effectiveness in treating some of the cruelest childhood epilepsy syndromes, such as Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), which typically don’t respond to antiseizure medications. In numerous studies, CBD was able to reduce the number of seizures, and in some cases it was able to stop them altogether.
Behavioral outbreaks were much improved or very much improved (on the CGIC scale) in 61% of patients. The anxiety and communication problems were much or very much improved in 39% and 47% respectively.
CBD products have become increasingly popular in recent years, as more and more producers market CBD as the new "it" drug for the health and wellness set — one that has been touted as a pain reliever and a treatment for anxiety, among other potential applications
"We found that existing preclinical evidence strongly supports CBD as a treatment for generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder when administered acutely."
Terri Long launched her company, CBD Oil Source, in Huntersville last fall. She became interested in medical cannabis use after suffering for years from fibromyalgia. No pharmaceuticals helped Long, so she began researching natural cures.
Charlotte’s Web is one of the most well known brands of CBD hemp oil, produced specifically by the Stanley brothers in Colorado. There are many other similar products on the market but with different brand names, like the ones we sell here at CBD Oil Source.
Applying cannabis as a supplement for dogs, cats, and other furry friends is very much like it is with humans: not everybody is in agreement or on the same page.
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