CBD Is Here!

Very few times in my career have I been amazed by new products. However, I must say that CBD (Cannibidiol) is such a product. This is a hemp or cannabis plant oil extract that was patented by the U.S. government in 2003 as a neuro-protectant. This means that it protects the nervous system. It is important to understand that CBD IS NOT medical marijuana. It contains no THC which is the psychogenic ingredient of marijuana that gives the "high" sensation. CBD is completely legal in all 50 states. However, be aware that there is wide variation in quality of CBD products. DO NOT purchase CBD without being fully informed of it's benefits and being certain that you are obtaining a quality product.

CBD benefits have been seen with the following;

-Anxiety relief

-Anti-seizure

-Chronic inflammatory pain (arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis)

-possible relief from Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Dementia

-Depression

-High Blood Pressure

-Insomnia

-Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

-Type 1 diabetes

CBD is generally well tolerated by humans. People using blood thinner medication should not use CBD. Minor side effects such as tiredness, dry mouth, diarrhea and G-I upset have been reported.

I personally take CBD as a preventative agent in order to maintain optimal nervous system function. I am happy to consult with you in person regarding use of CBD.


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