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How Topical CBD Products Work On Black Skin: 4 Important Factors

Do ethnic skin differences affect how topical CBD products work on black skin? 1. The purpose of topical CBD products In addition to products like oils and gummies, CBD can take the form of bath bombs, lotions, face masks, and lip balms, all of which are typically made for topical use. That means the topical…

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CBD Use Among African Americans

The relatively low use comes with 3 painful truths 1. Systemic inequities hinder CBD use among African Americans Many, if not most, of these disparities are driven by inequities built into American society and everyday living. It’s important to understand the social determinants of health (SDOH) and how they drive poor health in African Americans…

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How CBD Edibles Helped Relieve My Chronic Daily Headaches

The CBD edibles market is constantly growing. The reported benefits of CBD edibles have included a role as a pain-reliever. What about for chronic daily headaches? What are chronic daily headaches? According to Johns Hopkins website, chronic daily headaches are defined as headaches that occur as many days as not, i.e. at least fifteen times…

CBD For Cats: Benefits
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CBD For Cats: Benefits

CBD for Cats: the feline endocannabinoid system Like humans, cats also have an endocannabinoid system (ECS) and therefore cannabis products including CBD can have an effect on our feline friends. For example, a cat’s brain, GI tract, lungs, and muscles have one type of cannabinoid receptors called CB1, and another type called CB2 in the…

CBD and Parkinson’s Disease

CBD and Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s Disease (PD, or Parkinson’s) can be a devastating, progressive condition. Medication remedies, which aren’t always completely successful, have their own side effects. The main features of this condition are: A tremor of the hands when at rest, sometimes a “pill-rolling” motion Slowed movements, especially with walking Rigidity of the muscles, which can…

Can CBD Help Dyslexia?

Can CBD Help Dyslexia?

(A Quora member submitted the above question). What is dyslexia? Although the word means “reading disability,” the disorder is more than that. It involves cognitive difficulties with learning the sounds of letters, speech perception, language memory, and recognizing and manipulating the basic sounds in a language. Dyslexia is a neurological condition that has an underlying…

How Bright Is The Future Of Cannabinoids? 4 Things We Should Know

How Bright Is The Future Of Cannabinoids? 4 Things We Should Know

1. What do cannabinoids do for your body? Cannabinoids are any of various naturally-occurring, biologically active, chemical constituents such as cannabidiol (also called CBD) and cannabinol (also called CBN) of hemp, or the tetrahydrocannabinol THC of cannabis that has psychoactive properties. THC and CBD are the most commonly occurring cannabinoids, although there are more than 100. They act on the CB receptors…

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Does CBD Help With Insomnia? 5 Factors To Consider

Can CBD help with insomnia? Sleep is a complex process important to all of us. There’s still a lot we don’t know about the mysteries of sleep, but all of us have experienced how weary we may feel after a night of poor or no sleep. 1. What is insomnia? Insomnia is the inability to…