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A Medical Expert Shares His Expertise On How To Use CBD For Sleep, Anxiety and Pain

A Medical Expert Shares His Expertise On How To Use CBD For Sleep, Anxiety and Pain

People are often left feeling confused, misguided and misinformed about CBD or how to use CBD in their daily lives so Dr. Chris Adlakha, an expert compounding pharmacist who will share his opinions on how best to use CBD.

Cannabis has over 100 cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids–all very beneficial to our health. On this note cannabinoids are a group of chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant. Two of the most well known cannabinoids are THC and CBD.

People use cannabis like CBD for:

  • Pain relief

  • Motion sickness

  • Nausea

  • Sleep and Insomnia

  • Muscle spasms

  • Seizures

  • Stress and anxiety

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Alzheimer's disease

  • Depression and mental health

  • PTSD

The basics of using CBD:

  • CBD usage varies with each individual depending on their body composition and their level of sensitivity to CBD.

  • There is no set guideline when it comes to CBD, but it is recommended to start with a low dosage like 10-25mg.

  • Increase the dosage until you find what works for you.

  • Setting the right dosage for CBD is more difficult than traditional pharmaceutical medication.

  • Because of this you will become self-aware of your CBD journey.

  • You must notice the effects CBD has on you from low dosage onto every step of the journey.

  • Notice how each amount you take has an affect on the symptoms, stress levels or sleeping patterns

  • By being be aware of your CBD journey you can bring balance of relief and relaxation–gaining optimum effect from CBD.

  • You can always customise your dosage upto what you need at that particular time

CBD For Sleep

  • CBD helps you to fall asleep and stay asleep.

  • CBD regulates cortisol which impacts our stress level. The faster you get rid of stress and anxiety the faster you fall asleep.

  • Ideal dosage for sleep is 75-100mg.

  • But each individual is different. Some may need less while some may need more.

  • How much you need depends on your physiology and your level of tolerance.

  • Adjust dosage to meet your requirements.

  • It is advised to consult with your medical provider to discuss your options.

CBD for Anxiety

  • Research have shown that CBD can control anxiety.

  • CBD is effective in treating anxiety disorders and PTSD, OCD or Social Anxiety Disorder.

  • If you are currently on medication for anxiety then discuss using CBD with your doctor.

  • Combing CBD with anxiety medication can cause undesirable effects.

  • Your medical provider can help you come with a suitable and effective medication plan.

  • A lower dosage for anxiety is preferred.

  • You can always start low and increase amount if needed.

  • Do note that CBD can make you drowsy.

CBD for Pain

  • People have started becoming interested in using CBD to treat chronic pain.

  • Research supports the ability for CBD to treat variety of pain conditions.

  • The UK has approved CBD for treatment of multiple sclerosis.

  • Canada has started using CBD to treat cancer pain.

  • CBD and shown to be effective in treating arthritis pain and joint pain.

  • The severity of pain detects how much CBD you need.

  • For people with mobile pain may need 75-150mg. Severe pain will require 200mg or more.

Making CBD your daily routine

  1. Check the source of CBD.

  2. Make sure that the CBD has been lab tested from reputable third party lab.

  3. Always ask for Certificate of Analysis (COA) from the manufacturer before you buy to guarantee that product is safe for consumption.

Please note: the dosage depends on the concentration of the CBD product.

Mellow Organic CBD products are lab tested from third-party lab for the highest standard CBD products. We have Mellow 900mg CBD Oil made from CBD Isolate and contain just CBD available in both Natural and Orange flavors. Mellow Full Spectrum CBD Oil which includes 1,800 mg CBD, THC, other cannabinoids like CBG, CBC, CBN, CBDa or THCa and terpenes. We also have Mellow CBD Soothing Balm, our vanilla scented CBD-infused topical option for those looking for a relax and calming massage and also great to combat muscle soreness and joint aches.

For more information on CBD products from Mellow Organic click on this link

Written by Vivek Roachthavilit

Special thanks to:

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