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Some research exists regarding effects of Cannabidiol (CBD). Some of this information is easy to understand and some is not. This information is placed here for your reference and research. 

Most of the reports that follow pertain to Cannabidiol (CBD). Occasionally articles examine the therapeutic potential of other plant cannabinoids—THC, CBDA (cannabidiol in its raw acid form), THCV, CBG, and CBDV, for example. Also included are a few studies that illuminate various aspects of the endocannabinoid system without focusing on CBD.

General Wellbeing

Acne

ADD/ADHD

Addiction & Alcoholism

AIDS

ALS

Alzheimer’s Disease

Anorexia

Antibiotic Resistance

Anxiety

Atherosclerosis

Arthritis

Asthma

Autism

Bipolar

Cancer

General

Bladder

Brain

Breast

Colon

Endocrine

Kaposi Sarcoma

Leukemia

Lung

Pain

Prostate

Skin

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Colitis and Crohn’s

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Depression

Diabetes

Endocrine disorders

Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders

Fibromyalgia

Glaucoma

Heart Disease

Huntington’s Disease

Inflammation

Irritable Bowel

Kidney Disease

Liver Disease

Metabolic Syndrome

Migraines

Mood Disorders

Motion Sickness

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Nausea

Neurodegeneration

Neuropathic Pain

Obesity

OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

Osteoporosis/Bone Health

Parkinson’s Disease

Prion Disease (Mad Cow)

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome)

Rheumatism

Schizophrenia

Sickle Cell Anemia

Skin Conditions

 

Sleep Disorders

In the United States, approximately 70 million people suffer from insomnia, insufficient sleep or another sleep disorder. CBD has been mistakenly described as sedating. In modest doses, CBD is mildly alerting. Cannabidiol activates the same adenosine receptors as caffeine, a stimulant. But several patients with sleep issues report that ingesting a CBD-rich tincture or extract a few hours before bedtime has a balancing effect that facilitates a good night’s sleep.

Spinal Cord Injury

Stress

Stroke & Traumatic Brain Injury

About one million people in the United States are treated in emergency rooms each year for traumatic brain injuries, resulting from traffic accidents, sports-related concussions, military injuries, and strokes. By the year 2030, according to the American Heart Association, almost 4 percent of U.S. adults will have a stroke.