CBDs: What Are They And How They Can Help Relieve Pain
What Exactly Are CBDs?
Cannibidiol or CBDs are naturally occurring cannibis compounds. it is just one of 100s of cannibinoids found in cannibis. Unlike it's more well known counterpart, THC, CBD has no psychoactive properties and therefore, won't get you "high". In fact, they have significant medical benefits including:
How Do CBDs Work?
The reason why CBDs are so effective as a natural pain-relieving supplement is because we already have naturally occurring cannibinoids in the human body. They interact with the body's natual cannibinoid receptors as part of the Endocannibinoid System. Most of these receptors are found within the brain, spinal cord and immune system of the body. However, there are receptors all over the body, including the skin. CBDs interact with these receptors and gives us the desired effects.
What Are The Medical Benefits?
The use of CBDs is rising in popularity due to the surprising array of affects. Not only is it a great way to deal with pain and inflammation, but it has been shown to be effective for several other medical conditions including Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn's Disease and colitis. The World Health Organization has put out a report that suggests they may have neuroprotective components as well. This means that they could be very helpful with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
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Side Effects Of CBDs
CBDs are generally well-tolerated and have very little side-effects. There have been cases of mild side effects including dry mouth, mild fatigue and low blood pressure. However, when compared to the side effects of corticosteroids, NSAIDs and prescription pain killers, these effects are really quite mild.
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CBDs And Pain-Relief Therapy
CBDs are a great additive to your pain-relief program. At Optimize Therapy and Fitness, we offer the use of CBDs as part of our soft tissue mobilizations for those who want longer lasting relief of tight, sore, painful muscles and joints. Using CBDs for pain relief will allow for improved performance of corrective exercises for your condition. For more information on CBD Medical Massage or using CBDs in your treatments, call (301) 356-5500 or schedule a FREE Phone Consult below to discuss what options are best for your condition.