CBD and Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a debilitating family of diseases defined by recurring seizures. It’s also one of the most common neurological disorders in the world. This disorder takes a huge toll. People suffering from epilepsy are often worried about the health and safety risks of uncontrolled seizures and can experience anxiety, sleep disturbances, and strained relationships as … Read more

Veterans Guide to CBD

When you serve in the armed forces, you face challenges of the body and mind. But when your service is over, those challenges don’t necessarily end. U.S. military veterans face many unique mental and physical hardships in their daily lives. On average, veterans are more likely to experience symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, chronic pain, and … Read more

Charlotte’s Web CBD Review

Quick Overview In 2011, the Stanley brothers, one of Colorado’s largest cannabis growers and dispensary owners, began experimenting with cannabis genetics. They crossed medical marijuana with industrial hemp to create a new CBD-rich hemp strain with unique therapeutic properties. In 2012, Paige Figi contacted the Stanely brothers looking for a natural, non-intoxicating therapeutic alternative to … Read more

CBD and GI Issues

Every year, tens of millions of Americans suffer from symptoms caused by gastrointestinal (GI) issues. The symptoms associated with GI disorders can be debilitating and represent a huge burden for those suffering. Can CBD help? Current research suggests that cannabidiol (CBD) can improve the quality of life for those afflicted with GI issues by relieving … Read more

A Dog Owner’s Guide to CBD

CBD has entered the mainstream. It’s now an incredibly popular health supplement that people turn to for help with anxiety, sleep, pain, inflammation, and much more. And thanks to the internet, hemp-based CBD oil is widely available and legal (for the most part) in all 50 states. But can it also benefit man’s best friend? … Read more

The Potential Risks of Synthetic Cannabinoids

A new study looks at the effects of the synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018, found in Spice. The researchers reveal what makes this compound and other synthetic cannabinoids a risky alternative to natural cannabis. Cannabinoids: A Quick Primer Cannabinoids are compounds that interact with your body’s endocannabinoid system. Naturally occurring cannabinoids (known as endocannabinoids) and cannabinoid receptors … Read more

CBD and PTSD

PTSD is a debilitating psychiatric disorder that affects between 5-10% of the population. For people like combat veterans who were exposed to trauma on a regular basis, the rates of PTSD can be as high as 20 or 30%. Despite the obvious need, there are currently no medications on the market that specifically treat PTSD. … Read more