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How Endurance Athletes Use CBD: CBD Oil Helps You Go The Extra Mile

Every day, an increasing number of endurance athletes use CBD to go further and feel better. The potential benefits of CBD and its balancing properties are just beginning to gain recognition. CBD can help almost anyone who has general pain, anxiety, or other day-to-day physical and psychological issues. Many of us undergo a lot of physical and mental stress […]

Cannabidiol Shows Potential as Psychosis Treatment

In a group of young people at high risk of psychosis, a single dose of the cannabis extract cannabidiol (CBD) reduced brain function abnormalities in regions implicated in psychosis, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry. The double-blind trial included 33 people who were experiencing psychotic symptoms but were not yet diagnosed with psychosis, […]

Cannabidiol Reduces Signs of Multiple Sclerosis in Mouse Study

Non-psychoactive cannabinoid (CBD) reduced the clinical signs of multiple sclerosis (MS) and delayed disease onset in an experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) mouse model, according to a new study published in Frontiers in Immunology. Marijuana CBD has been reported to exhibit anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effects, demonstrating a potential therapeutic benefit for individuals with autoimmune diseases, including MS. […]

Cannabis for pets offers promise but vets urge caution

Cannabis products aimed at pets are producing excited testimonials from owners and warnings from veterinarians who caution against turning cats and dogs into guinea pigs by giving them products that have not been properly tested. While hemp chews and other treats have been on the market for some time, they have lately been joined by […]

How to Use CBD: Should You Inhale, Spray, Apply, or Eat It?

CBD, a cannabis extract touted for its potential health benefits, can now be found in a dizzying array of products and forms. In dozens of states, health food stores, pharmacies, and even supermarkets and restaurants are carrying CBD products. That includes pills, oils, balms, vaping devices (like e-cigarettes), and edibles, including gummy bears, honey, coffees, […]

CBD-Infused Cold Brew Coffee at Reverie in Patterson, NY

Cute and vibey Reverie: Coffee & Craft Beer in Patterson, NY became the first Hudson Valley cafe to offer cold brew coffee infused with organic hemp oil/Cannabidiol when they added it to the menu in late July. Also known as CBD, this compound of the hemp plant is becoming hugely popular nationwide for its medicinal properties, […]

Cannabidiol Increases Inflammatory Suppressor Cells, New MS Mouse Study Shows

Non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD), one of the active compounds in medical cannabis, significantly reduced clinical signs of multiple sclerosis (MS)-like disease in an experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis mouse model. Researchers found that CBD promoted the increase of inflammatory-suppressor cells called myeloid-derived suppressor cells. The findings were reported in the study “Cannabidiol Attenuates Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Model of Multiple Sclerosis Through […]

Here’s Where You Can Drink CBD in the Bay Area

CBD, technically known as cannabidiol, has basically been dubbed the new miracle drug. It’s said to relieve anxiety, help you sleep, fight inflammation and increase relaxation—all without giving you any psychoactive effects or a head high. It’s like the trusted and mellow alternative to its controversial—yet more fun—cousin, THC. The cannabis compound has become so […]

CBD Oil stops devastating seizures in 9-year-old girl

“Every seizure she has affects her brain,” says her mother Amber. “It’s taken it’s told she’s developmentally behind because of the seizures she’s had. She can’t feed herself, she can’t talk.” Amber says something had to give after trying over 10 different medications over the last several years. Amber says the medications had a sedating […]

CBD Is A Breakthrough Treatment for Epilepsy, But Could It Help Other Conditions?

A medication derived from marijuana could help patients with a rare form of epilepsy. Epidiolex, a pure cannabidiol (CBD) with no THC content, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in June. This comes on the heels of a breakthrough trial, which included the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Co-author of the study Dr. […]