CBD, also known as Cannabidiol, is popular for its curative benefits. It is used in many products and can help to ease pain and anxiety. CBD oil derived from cannabis. Despite this, CBD doesn’t have any psychoactive effect.

These are the potential medical uses of CBD:

1. Seizure

Research indicates the use of CBD oil may help reduce seizures from epilepsy.  Epilepsy is a disorder which can lead to recurrent seizures.  The seizures occur when there is a sudden electrical activity in the brain. These seizures can result in choking, head trauma from falling, and more.

Patients with epilepsy can experience one or more seizures daily. Using CBD may help reduce these seizures. Before using CBD to help ease seizures, consult a specialist first as some medicines for seizures may not be compatible with CBD.

2. Anxiety

Cannabis may help ease anxiety-related ailments.  CBD helps in managing anxiety by changing the brain’s receptor way of responding to serotonin. The abnormal increase and decrease of serotonin is the source of some common mental health issues like anxiety disorders. CBD helps stabilize receptors that receive the chemical messages and aid in responding to stimuli.

CBD can help reduce stress-related disorders, decrease physiological effects of anxiety such as increased heart rate, lessen the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and induce sleep.

3. Pain

CBD oil helps the brain’s receptor manage pain but not expunge pain and what causes it. Cannabis products are popular as possible treatments for cancer patients after chemotherapy treatments. CBD oil has fewer side effects than other cannabis products like THC. CBD also has more anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve pain from arthritis, chronic pain, MS pain, muscle pain, and spinal cord related injuries. 

4. Cancer

Although it is not a treatment for cancer, CBD eases the growth of cancer in the early stages. It also reduces the symptoms of cancer and the side effects of cancer treatment. Some symptoms associated with cancer include inflammation and changes in cell production. CBD reduces the ability of the tumor cells to reproduce.

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5. Acne

Acne occurs when the sebaceous gland of the skin becomes infected. Then inflammation occurs as a red pimple on the face. Some acne may surface because of changes in hormones and the immune system. CBD oil help lessen the inflammation associated with acne. However, treating acne using CBD may differ in each person. Consult a dermatologist about the use of CBD oil for acne.

Possible Side Effects of CBD

Although the use of CBD oil has no major risk, it has some minor side effects. This includes

·         Depression

·         Dizziness

·         Hallucinations

·         Low Blood Pressure

·         Withdrawal symptoms, such as irritability and insomnia