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…
The CBD solution to painful mouth ulcers
There’s no way around it. Those random ulcers we get in our mouths are just plain painful. Sure, over-the-counter topicals or prescription mouthwashes help reduce the pain. But their results are temporary and don’t actually help heal those canker sores. So a group of scientists decided to put CBD to the test. It’s been shown to do so much, why not?
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…
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.
Medical marijuana and high blood pressure: Here’s what we know
Medical marijuana, or cannabis, has been used medicinally to provide relief for chronic pain, nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy and muscle spasticity in multiple sclerosis patients. But what about heart health? More studies are needed but there’s positive news about its effect on blood pressure.
CBD found to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Germs that could once be knocked out within a few days of antibiotic therapy have grown resistant to what medicine has to offer. But a new and powerful option has been found in a source that’s been making the headlines for a while now, and it may lead the next generation of antibiotics.