5 Tips for Purchasing CBD Oil
As studies of health benefits from cannabidiol are becoming more clear, more people are looking to it as a health supplement to help with various ailments, such as arthritis, inflammation, pain, and more. Due to the increasing demand, there are more manufacturers of CBD hemp oil selling product on the market. Here are 5 tips to remember while shopping for CBD oil products. Tip #1: Check if it Has Been Independently Lab Tested CBD companies will send their product to laboratories for independent testing. Testing can reveal the amount and type of cannabinoids, and other toxins in their product. These analysis results are pivotal toContinue reading
FDA Officially Calls CBD Beneficial
In August 1017, the Food and Drug Administration asked for people's experience in the Federal Register in an effort to help the United Nations' World Health Organization decide whether 17 controversial drugs have any medicinal benefits and if they should face international restrictions under the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances. One of the drugs that are up for consideration is marijuana, specifically cannabidiol (CBD), one of the plant’s non-psychoactive components responsible for much of its pain-killing properties. Other substances were up for review as well, however CBD is the only drug on the list that the FDA specifically called “beneficial.” Here’sContinue reading
What is CBD and how can it help you?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the many active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It can be extracted from marijuana or industrial hemp. It is a major cannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant's extract. You may be familiar with another compound called Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which produces the "high" feeling. However, unlike its psychoactive counterpart, CBD does not have any psychoactive properties and can actually counteract the psychoactivity of THC. CBD is a natural alternative which has been found to have many significant medical benefits. Since then, CBD has become very popular recently and appearing in local grocery stores on shelves, withContinue reading
Caregiving Tips for Parkinson’s disease Psychosis Patient
Parkinson’s disease psychosis can develop in over 50 percent of patients over the lifetime course of living with Parkinson’s disease and is characterized by hallucinations and delusions. The diagnosis is challenging for both patients and their caregivers, particularly if they don’t know that these non-motor symptoms can be associated with Parkinson’s disease. Caregiving Tips for Parkinson’s disease Psychosis Patient Understanding Hallucinations and Delusions Hallucinations are false perceptions. A patient will see or hear or even feel something that really isn’t there. Delusions are irrational beliefs and patients cannot be convinced that their understanding is flawed. Common characteristics of Parkinson's disease psychosisContinue reading