CBD

Carolyn Gretton

Researchers: It’s time to put CBD and COVID-19 to the test on humans

CBD has emerged as a potentially potent defender against COVID-19. So far, it’s only been looked at for this use in laboratory studies. But results of a recent animal study are prompting investigators to call for human clinical trials of CBD to judge its effectiveness in preventing and treating COVID-19…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Hemp compounds keep coronavirus from entering cells

Scientists have been in a frenzy to discover both natural and pharmaceutical options that either prevent COVID-19 infection or limit its severity. And hands-down, one of the most researched of the natural variety has been CBD. It has just that much potential…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

CBD’s Pac-Man-like effect on Alzheimer’s plaques

Plaques are a hallmark sign of Alzheimer’s disease that accumulate in the brain over time. While there are drugs used in the treatment of Alzheimer’s, they don’t affect the pathophysiology of the disease at its source. But as research into CBD has revealed, there may be another way to halt the damage these plaques do…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The CBD solution to painful mouth ulcers

Random mouth ulcers are just plain painful. Over-the-counter topicals or prescription mouthwashes may reduce the pain, but they don’t help heal those canker sores so much. So a group of scientists decided to put CBD to the test. It’s been shown to do so much, why not?

Carolyn Gretton

CBD may be better than opioids for fibromyalgia pain

With more and more people developing chronic pain conditions, efforts are being made to find better pain management tools. This is especially important in managing fibromyalgia pain since many existing pain medications offer little relief. Luckily, this natural supplement is proving quite effective in treating the pain associated with fibromyalgia…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Studying CBD’s effect on immune response and the spread of COVID-19

Numerous studies have presented information on how we might battle the virus that causes COVID-19. Many have looked at nutritional solutions since health experts were finding little help in the way of existing medications. But perhaps the non-pharmaceutical most in the spotlight has been CBD.