What is Depression?
Studies have shown that CBD may help treat depression. But, what does it mean to be ‘depressed?’ Let’s cover some basics. Depression is a mental health disorder. It is often characterized by loss of emotional responsiveness, lower levels of energy, and an overwhelming feeling of despair. In extreme cases, depression can be completely debilitating. There are many treatments for depression including medication and psychotherapy. However, some medications can lead to addiction and that could lead to a whole new level of issues. Read below to discover how CBD can be used to treat depression.
Read this article to learn more on how CBD oil may help reduce depression.
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What is CBD?
Let’s talk about CBD. What is CBD anyway? CBD is short for Cannabidiol. This chemical compound is found naturally in the hemp plant. It is also one of the compounds called ‘cannabinoids’ found in hemp. Cannabinoids are naturally occuring in the human body and hemp. When in the human body, these compounds are referred to as endocannabinoids. When found in the hemp plant, they are referred to as phytocannabinoids. So, when CBD is consumed, the endocannabinoids in your body react with the phytocannabinoids from the hemp plant. The result is a reaction in the central nervous system. As the reaction occurs, the effects can include positive mood changes, increased social output, reduced anxiety, and regulation of the immune system.
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Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental health condition in the United States. It affects approximately 18% of the adult population (40 million people). What is a good medication for anxiety is a common question and now there are alternatives to consider as well. Those who have been diagnosed with anxiety disorders know that medication can be a necessary addition to manage symptoms. If medication is recommended by a doctor, the prescription usually falls into
Body aches or physical discomfort can come from many different things. Whether it’s a change of season and your body is adjusting to it by way of a mild cold, a great workout causing you to feel the localized aching muscle effects, or something else that has been prolonged enough for you to ask yourself if you should get a check up. Body Aches The most common causes of body aches or physical discomfort are
“Can’t Sleep”, unfortunately, is a common term in this day and age. Getting a good night’s sleep is key for a healthy lifestyle. Before we get into the best way to catch those ZZZZs, let’s find out why we can’t. Can’t Sleep The inability to sleep can be attributed to having anxiety, stress, and depression. Outside of this, if you have trouble sleeping on a regular basis, you may have an underlying medical issue. There are
Treatment for Depression (CBD)
CBD has been shown to have positive results in treating depression. It is not a cure for the mental illness but, it can improve the condition. Essentially, it binds to the receptors in the human brain. This reaction promotes regulation of these receptors and the level of serotonin they motivate. When motivated, serotonin tells the brain to be calm through improved mood level and decreasing stress levels. CBD has been found to help improve the depressive condition by stimulating these naturally occurring chemical reactions in your brain.
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