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Cannabinoids are known mostly for their feel-good effects, that’s why there’s been a surge of older adults and athletes using CBD products to aid in quick and effective workout recovery. It has become popular with wellness enthusiasts as an effective way to reduce pain and improve mobility in the body. CBD is short for cannabidiol, and is one of many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. The body naturally produces its own endo-cannabinoids, that encourage responses like the “runner’s high.” The two work together in the body to balance energy, appetite, brain function and inflammation. Here at CBD Thera we use hemp derived CBD oil because it has no psychoactive effects, unlike other CBD products that may contain significant amounts of THC. CBD also increases the body’s production of AEA - anandamide, that the body naturally produces to relieve pain, inflammation and discomfort

PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a serious psychological issue that can develop after witnessing or experiencing a shocking, dangerous, or otherwise traumatic event. It can affect police officers, fire fighters, first responders, crime victims, and people who have been affected by natural disasters. One of the larger demographics for PTSD is post-war veterans. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that PTSD afflicts: • Almost 31 percent of Vietnam veterans • As many as 10 percent of Gulf War (Desert Storm) veterans • 11 percent of veterans of the war in Afghanistan • 20 percent of Iraqi war veterans PTSD is generally treated with psychotherapy specific to healing and finding closure from these traumatic events. Treatment can be complicated - many sufferers will continue to experience reactions to their trauma for many years. Anti-depressants are often prescribed, but they can cause their own set

You can’t really appreciate the value of a good night’s sleep until you’ve had trouble sleeping. Over 70 million people in the US suffer from insomnia, and insomnia can generally be caused by stress and anxiety. People who can’t sleep struggle to shut their brain off. CBD helps by calming the mind and lowering levels of adrenaline and cortisol. CBD helps to balance our endocannabinoid system, which keeps our body in homeostasis, or the ultimate balanced state. CBD can: • Affect brain receptors that impact mood, pain, inflammation, and stress response • Prevent the break down of anandamide, a major endocannabinoid in the body When we have a deficiency of natural endocannabinoids in our body, some or all of our systems can be thrown off balance. But when we have an abundant amount of our own endocannabinoids in our system, we handle stress better,

CBD oil has been studied for treating many different illnesses such as: chronic pain, diabetes, fibromyalgia, epilepsy and more. And now CBD oil holds great promise in the treatment of cancer. It is an excellent way to help relieve the body of pain that results from most cancer treatments. The best part about this relief is that it is completely natural and a great alternative to prescription medications that can have adverse effects. CBD oil is a cannabinoid derived from the hemp plant that can provide patients with numerous beneficial effects by interacting with the endocannabinoid system. Because it is derived from hemp and not cannabis, CBD oil contains non-quantifiable levels of THC, the compound responsible for the psychoactive effects of marijuana. Although scientists don’t fully understand its effects on cancerous cells, they are noticing a pattern of CBD oil limiting the migration of

Recovery from any type of surgery can be a challenging time, and different for every patient this is where CBD and Post Op Pain can be informative. Anesthesia will prevent you from feeling pain during surgery, but afterwards your nerves send signals to the brain that your body has been operated on, or “damaged,” and needs to heal. Once the healing advances, the pain should subside, but for some, post operative pain can be chronic, and can last 6 months or more after surgery.                                                                     CBD oil derived from hemp is non-psychoactive, and also non-addictive, important benefits in these times of opiate addiction. When prescription opioids are

CBD oil is a powerful, all-natural medicine that can help boost your immune system, provide pain relief, and even treat certain issues like anxiety and depression. Not only can it treat human ailments, there’s evidence that it can help your pet, too. What Exactly Is CBD Oil? CBD oil is a cannabinoid found in marijuana. The body makes its own cannabinoids which interact with the endocannabinoid system, a system most animals have, and need, to be healthy and balanced. THC, another cannabinoid found in marijuana, has psychoactive qualities. When CBD is derived from the hemp plant it is neither mind altering or addicitve, and it has multiple positive effects on the mind and body. CBD oil from CBD Thera is extracted from the hemp plant, which has minimal to no THC.  It’s legal, safe, and does not cause a “high,” unlike marijuana. Can CBD Really Help Treat

CBD oil is being used as an alternative treatment for many ailments, such as anxiety, inflammation, epilepsy and pain. And now treatment of substance abuse and addiction is on the list. You might be thinking that this doesn’t make sense, but CBD oil that is derived from the hemp plant is non-hallucinogenic and non-addictive. It contains minimal or no THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana. When CBD is extracted from the hemp plant it is safe to take in doses up to 1500 mg a day, and appears to reduce the drug cravings and anxiety experienced by addicts. CBD shows great promise as a non-toxic treatment for the addiction recovery process. Opiate addiction is a growing problem in America, and the amount of Americans addicted to opiates – both prescribed and illegally obtained – is rising at a staggering rate. Addiction

We’ve all gone to a yoga class searching for relaxation and calm, only to find it a challenge to slow down, both mentally and physically. Maybe you can’t chase away your monkey mind, or get your hips to open up. Suddenly you feel self conscious, as if everyone sees that you can’t get in to the moment, which only brings on stress. CBD replicates the body’s own natural cannabinoids, providing the sense of wellbeing felt during yoga. The endocannabinoid system produces a neurotransmitter called anandamide, which is responsible for how much happiness and joy you feel. Of course this can naturally vary from person to person. Although cannabidiol, or CBD,  doesn’t increase the amount of anandamide, it helps to slow the breakdown of it. Yoga and CBD have a lot in common. They are both useful for naturally balancing the mind and

CBD oil derived from the hemp plant is receiving positive attention for its treatment of chronic pain disorders such as fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes muscle, ligament and joint pain, fatigue and cognitive issues. Other symptoms may include sleep disturbance, migraines, and memory issues. There’s no cure for fibromyalgia, and the recommended treatment is usually gentle exercise, behavioral therapy and a strong focus on pain management. Roughly 80% of sufferers are women out of the approximate 4 million Americans diagnosed with this disorder. Patients with fibromyalgia usually find that prescription medicines have side effects that can be limiting and intolerable, such as: Dizziness Nausea Dry mouth And patients also taking medications for other health issues may have negative effects from interactions with the prescription drugs they’re taking for fibromyalgia. Another challenge for patients with this disorder is the mental health piece

CBD, also known as cannabidiol, is a compound found in the cannabis plant now known to have medicinal benefits. Because of its recent surge in popularity, there’s been an increase in the extraction, production and manufacturing of products containing CBD including edibles, CBD oils, creams and salves. Learn the CBD oil extraction process CBD oil is extracted from the cannabis plant in a number of ways, but CBD Thera chooses this first method, utilizing CO2 to produce the highest quality CBD oil possible: CO2 Cannabis Extraction Method This form of extraction has three categories: Supercritical Subcritical Mid-critical - a mid point between supercritical and subcritical Supercritical This  is the most commonly used method. The machines used freeze the CO2 gas and compress it into a supercritical cold liquid state where it is ideal for chemical extraction because it won’t cause the breakdown or deterioration that