The Function of CBD in Reducing Pain in the Endocannabinoid System


cbdCBD (cannabidiol), a compound found in the marijuana plant has been confirmed to affect the endocannabinoid structure in reducing pain. The endocannabinoid system is a vital biological system in our body, made up of endocannabinoids. Endocannabinoids are lipid-based reversing neurotransmitters in the body that link with cannabinoid receptors. Cannabinoid receptors, a part of the endocannabinoid system, are proteins found in the central and peripheral nervous systems of a mammal. The endocannabinoid system plays a role in regulating various physiological processes such as appetite, mood, and pain-sensation.

How CBD is used in Medicine

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural compound found in plants of the Cannabis genus. CBD produces synthetic cannabinoids analgesia which helps to relieve pain in the endocannabinoid system. Although still illegal in many parts of the world, the plant has been confirmed via preclinical and clinical studies to have number of beneficial pharmacological effects since its anti-inflammatory, antiemetic, antipsychotic and anxiolytic. CBD can help treat both acute and chronic pain, diseases, anxiety, spasticity, nausea, and seizures. Continue reading “The Function of CBD in Reducing Pain in the Endocannabinoid System”

CBD Is Useful in Pain Treatment

The use of cannabis for medical reasons can be traced back to early days when it was discovered it could help treat stomach pain and vomiting. Years later, it was declared illegal in most states and countries because many were using it for recreation.

Most people started using marijuana to discover what effect getting high would have on their mental states. Over the  years, we have seen several laws passed to legalize cannabis mostly for medicinal use. This has been successful in most countries that are now selling it and some of its products. CBD is a main compound in cannabis and is used to produce a wide variety of products for different ailments.

How it Works

What is CBD? Cannabis has over a hundred compounds with cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) being the most popular ones. What makes CBD stand out from THC is the fact that it is non-psychoactive. A non-psychoactive substance is one that will not subject you to any after effects after use. THC is the substance responsible for getting you high which is not the case with CBD. CBD has been very useful in treating pain and other conditions. Continue reading “CBD Is Useful in Pain Treatment”

How Mutual Funds Help You Earn Money

mutual fundsWhether you’re considering generation of daily income or wish to create wealth for the long term a mutual funds investment is one of your best strategies. Simply choose a mutual fund plan that matches your goals, risk profile and investment horizon.

If you’re averse to taking risks invest in debt-based funds. If your risk tolerance is high consider investing in equity-based mutual fund plans.

Mutual funds also work as short term investments. According to mutual funds investment advisers debt-based mutual funds are ideal for financial goals less than five years. These investments also earn better post-tax returns.

Investments in mutual funds involving debt held for more than three years qualifies for long-term capital gains tax of 20% alongside indexation. Indexation helps lower rates on income tax returns and is a major reason why investment experts prefer debt-based mutual funds over bank deposits. Continue reading “How Mutual Funds Help You Earn Money”

Take time to bless that which you have and ask for what you want

blessAA Gabriel – You may be finding yourself in a time of questioning and dissatisfaction with your life. However, this is also a time of great opportunity. Every moment of your conscious awareness creates the qualities of your future moments. You can ask for those qualities you feel are missing from your life now, and they will come to you from your sincere prayer.

It is not about asking for material things. Instead, ask for those qualities of consciousness you believe you would have if you had the things you want. For example, if you want a new job, what qualities would this job give you? Abundant income? Harmonious atmosphere with co-workers? Fulfillment and joy doing that which you love? Perhaps ease in transportation?

When you know the qualities you want, this allows the Universe to provide these qualities in a work situation that may be even better than the type of work you were looking for. When you ask for a narrowly defined work environment, you may get exactly what you ask for but the qualities that would make you happy may not be present. Continue reading “Take time to bless that which you have and ask for what you want”

Full Moon is Tuesday, February 19th at 8:53am Mountain Standard Time

full moonLena Stevens – This full moon activates our intuition and emotional side at the same time as inviting us to take more responsibility for the organization of the details connected with our intentions.

Creativity and inspiration are key words for this full moon and we need to give our imagination some room to play and dream. We can put off the organization of details as we remind ourselves that life is not all seriousness and growth. There needs to be time for the inner child to express through creativity without any attachment to a specific goal.

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