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Are Alzheimer's Symptoms Impacted by Cannabidiol?

Posted by Seth B on

Alzheimer's disease, a type of dementia, is one of the most serious concerns many people have about aging. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that up to 5 million Americans currently have Alzheimer's, and that this number will nearly triple over the next few decades, up to 14 million people by 2050. People who are in the Baby Boomer generation are at the greatest risk for Alzheimer's right now, as it tends to develop most often after age 65; however, this disease can develop in people even earlier. This projected growth means that it is important to understand...

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Common Misconceptions About CBD

Posted by Leah Concialdi on

CBD seems to be the talk of the town these days. Medical marijuana centers, a buzzword amongst cutting edge medical teams, and even on major networks such as CNN. While CBD does not get you “high,” like its cousin THC, it has certainly piqued the interest of everyone from seasoned marijuana growers to industrial hemp farmers to esteemed medical teams. With great buzz, comes information and a myriad of “facts” claiming that it is a cancer-curing, seizure-stopping miracle oil. While there are certainly a large number of cases cited with patients believing CBD to have helped their conditions significantly, it...

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Can CBD Oil Help Minimize Oxidative Stress?

Posted by Clarice MacGarvey on

While most of us are not familiar with the term “Oxidative Stress”, this process can be occurring in our bodies at any time, contributing to a wide range of physical problems, including neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s as well as chronic fatigue syndrome and even certain types of cancer. Medical specialists point out that oxidative stress may also be responsible for accelerating the aging process. So what is “Oxidative Stress”?  To explain it simply, oxidation is a chemical reaction that can produce free radicals, in the body. This leads to chain reactions that may damage cells.  Oxidative stress results...

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