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Heat Exhaustion and CBD

How CBD Can Help With Heat Exhaustion

Summer for some means time for celebration. Time for travel. Time to explore nature and have some fun. Time for picnics, beach parties and spending the day swimming in pools. Summer also means hot weather and extreme heat. Heat Exhaustion is a heat related illness they can occur when your body is exposed to high temperatures and overheating often ending up in dehydration. There are two types of exhaustion: water depletion - patients may experience excessive thirst, headaches, loss of consciousness or weakness/fatigue. Salt depletion - means patients will feel dizziness, nausea, vomiting and have muscle cramps.

Common symptoms that come with heat exhaustion are confusion, dizziness, fainting, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, headaches, muscle cramps, abdominal cramps and having dark-urine color, sweating heavily, paleness appearance and rapid heartbeat.

Risk factors that could cause heat exhaustion include not getting enough liquid (dehydration), excess consumption of alcohol, obesity, changes in temperature and wearing too much layered clothes. Heat exhaustion often occurs with infants and children under the age of four or adults age 65 and over.

Using CBD For Heat Exhaustion

CBD or cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive component from the cannabis plant. CBD is mostly extracted from the hemp plant for high amounts of CBD and very low THC. CBD has numerous therapeutic properties. CBD is the most effective cannabinoid to deal with heat exhaustion.

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) plays a major role in promoting balance in your body. Endocannabinoid system regulates your body temperature-helping your body system to maintain the right temperature for your body to function properly. When CBD enters your body system it helps the ECS to carry out its functions effectively. CBD helps to regulate blood pressure. In case of heat, if you feel that your heart is beating too fast then you can drop CBD oil under your tongue like Mellow Organic's Mellow CBD Oil or Mellow Full Spectrum CBD Oil and CBD will help control the blood pressure. CBD is also known to bind with TRPV-1 receptors along your body to regulate your body's temperature. TRPV-1 also plays a role with pain and inflammation.

CBD can also manage stress and anxiety that comes with heat exhaustion. CBD has anti-anxiety and stress-relieving properties that will allow your brain to calm down and be able to relax, bringing balance to the body and mind. CBD has pain-relieving properties that is beneficial in heat exhaustion as your body may experience muscle and abdominal cramps. CBD is able to reduce pain even in the most difficult and challenging circumstances. So CBD can help with:

● CBD can lower blood pressure

● CBD can regulate body's temperature

● CBD can reduce stress and anxiety

● CBD can manage pain

How To Take CBD For Heat Exhaustion:

● Take CBD orally like CBD tinctures, capsules or edibles

● Vaping CBD or smoking CBD flowers

● Adding CBD oil to your food or drinks

● Massage your body with CBD topicals like Mellow CBD Soothing Balm with our aromatic CBD infused vanilla scented

Tips For Preventing Heat Exhaustion:

● Drink a lot of liquid

● Wear light clothes when it is very hot

● Stay indoors as much as possible when it is too hot outside

● Do not leave children, handicapped person or senior citizens in the car

● Don't over exercise

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Written by Vivek Roachthavilit

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