Cannabis and CBD Oil

A Few Ways CBD Can Lead To A Healthier Life

CBD can help increase the quality of life for those with certain health complications. With its widespread reach on the body, CBD can impact many of the body’s systems.

CBD acts as an antioxidant: Good health and disease prevention

CBD has a wide spectrum of biological activity, including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. Analysis of CBD antioxidant activity showed that it can regulate inflammatory pathways by modifying the level and activity of both oxidants and antioxidants. Unlike some other antioxidants, CBD interrupts free radical chain reactions, capturing free radicals and neutralising them.

In fact, a study from the National Institute of Mental Health conducted a follow-up study named “Neuroprotective antioxidants from marijuana”. The study demonstrated that CBD, THC, and other cannabinoids acted as antioxidants in neuronal cultures by reducing hydroperoxide toxicity in neurons. Cannabidiol was superior to both alpha-tocopherol and ascorbate in a protective capacity.

CBD Promotes Bone Health

As we get older, our bones naturally begin to lose vital minerals, making them fragile and brittle.

This can eventually develop into a condition called Osteoporosis, which makes bones more prone to breaking. Breakages in the elderly can be absolutely catastrophic and far harder to recover from than the same break in a younger person.

When you consider that breakages as a result of falls are the number one cause of death for men over 60, looking into ways to prevent this from happening will expand the life expectancy of many. Research suggests that CBD might be the answer here, as it helps to promote natural cell repair.

CBD Can Also Improve Your Sleep Cycle

Sleep is a vital part of a person’s health as it promotes the natural process of healing and gives our body an opportunity to rejuvenate. Physical ailments, diabetes, respiratory problems, anxiety, pain, and other conditions can disrupt the sleep cycle and intensify insomnia.

CBD can help to reduce anxiety, chronic pain, relax the muscle, and positively affect the sleep cycle. It can help one with falling asleep faster and for a longer time, thus improving the quality and duration of sleep.

You may also want to visit Cannabis Knowledge Base, here you will find up to date, expert-written information on the cannabis plant and everything it has to offer

Dr Ron Goedeke, specialises in alternative and functional medicine. He is a foundation member of the New Zealand college of Appearance medicine and has been a member of the American Academy of Anti-aging medicine since 1999. With over 20 years of experience in the anti-aging field, Dr Ron Goedeke is recognized as one of New Zealand’s leaders in this new and growing field of medicine.

Ron Goedeke

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