There is a lot of buzz around CBD treatments these days! Much of this has to do with the relatively recent discovery of the endocannabinoid system in our bodies that is instrumental in regulating proper physiological balance and the research that has shown the positive interaction between it and CBD. While there is still a lot more research to do on the benefits of CBD, it has been clinically proven to have benefits for several different conditions. Here at My Health Reassurance, we are happy to provide CBD treatments to any patient that may benefit from this innovative therapy!
Does CBD really work?
CBD, which stands for cannabidiol, is a relatively new alternative treatment method that has proven to be extraordinarily useful for treating conditions such as epilepsy, fibromyalgia, insomnia, anxiety, muscle spasticity, and other chronic pain disorders. Cannabidiol is a chemical derived from the hemp plant, a cousin to the marijuana plant. However, it lacks the psychoactive qualities of marijuana found in the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) ingredient of marijuana. Cannabidiol only contains trace amounts of THC that are not enough to induce an altered state of consciousness. Instead, CBD works as a fortification for your endocannabinoid system (ECS). Your ECS works throughout your central nervous system to promote chemical balance throughout your body, regulating the balance of various biological functions, such as your appetite, fertility, immune response, memory, mood, pain and pleasure perception, and sleep. However, when individuals are plagued with chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia, their ECS cannot keep up with the activity or damage caused by the condition. Consequently, their body is thrown out of balance. CBD works to bolster the ECS response in your body so that it can maintain balance.
What are the effects of CBD?
While cannabidiol does not intoxicate individuals or produce a high in them, it can induce a calming and relaxing effect, while also reducing pain and inflammation. The effects of CBD have numerous benefits for several different conditions or disorders. Some of these benefits include:
• Anxiety and depression reduction
• Acne treatment
• Chemotherapy alternative or supplement
• Lowers blood pressure
• Nausea and vomiting relief
• Reduces chronic pain and inflammation
• Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment
• Seizure relief
• Substance abuse treatment
• Treats muscle spasticity
If you are concerned that you might respond negatively to CBD treatment but still think it could benefit you, book an initial consultation with one of our medical professionals at My Health Reassurance. They can help you know whether or not CBD treatment is right for you!
Does CBD make you relaxed?
Users of cannabidiol often report a feeling of relaxation after taking CBD, though it is not necessarily the same for everyone. However, this relaxed state is not the same as intoxication, as CBD does not interact with the brain in the same way that marijuana would. CBD does not directly act on the cannabinoid receptors in your mind but instead works with your endocannabinoid system to assist with physiological balance. As such, this calming and relaxing feeling is often felt throughout the body.
If you are interested in learning more about CBD treatment at My Health Reassurance or would like to book an appointment for CBD treatment with us, we would love to hear from you! Please call us at (678) 293-4347. You can also schedule an appointment with us through our website! My Health Reassurance is conveniently located at 5526 Old National Highway, Building A, Suite A, in Atlanta, Georgia. You can reach us during the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Monday Tuesday and Thursday.