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CBD and Dreaming

Posted by Austin Angeleri on

Many people using cannabis products, either recreationally or medicinally, know that marijuana has various effects on different stages of sleep. Over the years THC has built up a cliché reputation of making people sleepy. However, studies show that while THC and CBD really do encourage a longer and restful sleep, even in the more severely sleep deprived, (2013) in many of these cases dreaming seems to happen less frequently if at all. The way in which CBD and THC effect the other aspects of sleep relate to how they affect dreaming.   The sleep cycle has several stages, but probably the...

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Does CBD induce sleep?

Posted by Juanita Padilla on

Common thought is that ingestion of marijuana, or any of its chemical compounds including CBD, will help with sleep. Studies suggest that this may not be the case. Where THC has been shown in human trials to induce sleepiness, CBD in low doses may actually have the opposite effect. How, then, can CBD be a sleep aid for so many? Current studies show that THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana, does induce sleep in varying amounts depending upon the strain with the indicas being best for sleep induction and reduction in nightmares and the sativas being less helpful. Low doses...

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Cannabidiol as a Supplement for People with Parkinson's Disease

Posted by Seth B on

Updated 02/26/2018 New Studies  Parkinson's disease is a growing health risk in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control has stated that Parkinson's entered the 15 leading causes of death in the United States as of 2012. They have also reported that this disease's mortality rate has been increasing significantly each year, with people becoming more likely to develop it as they get older. According to the Parkinson Association, there are at least 60,000 new cases of the condition in the United States each year. The way that Parkinson's disease develops is not well-understood, meaning that treatment for this...

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