CBD and Seniors

CBD has life changing benefits for all of us but a study done in 2019 shows that is especially true for Seniors. In this blog, we want to share with you some of the ways that CBD can help seniors of all ages.

CBD can help manage pain. Studies have shown that CBD can reduce inflammation and alleviate pain from conditions such as Arthritis, Joint Pain and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) with no adverse side effects.

CBD promotes bone health. Reducing inflammation and promoting cell repair. Research has shown that CBD can strengthen bones and even promote the healing process if a fracture does occur. Although additional clinical trials will need to be done, the results thus far are promising.

CBD can improve quality of sleep. Insomnia is a common condition suffered by most individuals but is most common in seniors. Experts suggest that this is caused by a shift in sleeping patterns. Sleep is the period our body flushes out toxins and restores itself. CBD can calm the user and naturally promote a healthier sleep pattern in seniors. Preventing the need for harmful sleep medications that can create even bigger problems.

CBD can combat addiction. When people are afflicted by a health condition society's first solution is prescribed medications. While this provides temporary relief it often requires gradually increasing dosage that leads to further damage to the body and creates dependency. CBD can not only alleviate conditions that often involved harmful meds, but also help to combat the dependency.

CBD can improve heart health. Heart disease is a common condition amongst older adults and is the #1 cause of death for this age group. It may be an effective and natural treatment for high blood pressure. Studies have found that the antioxidant properties of CBD may help reduce cardiac inflammation. Researchers suggest CBD may have great therapeutic potential in the treatment of diabetic complications and perhaps other cardio disorders.

CBD can deter neurodegenerative diseases. CBD interacts with the receptors in the brain and central nervous system and experts believe CBD can be a potential treatment for Alzheimer's and MS. In 2007 a study showed that CBD reduced inflammation associated with Alzheimer's by attenuating Abeta evoked neuro inflammatory responses and reduced agitation and aggression. In a 2012 study CBD slowed the degenerative process and alleviated the pain and spasms of MS.

CBD can improve mood and alleviate mood related disorders. We all deal with mood swings but getting older, decline in health, disabilities, and a loss of a loved one become greatly intensified for seniors. CBD can alleviate stress calm the mind and improve cognitive functions. How the mind perceives its current situation can have a significant impact on mood.

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