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Is CBD Addictive? Exploring Safety in Daily Use

As Cannabidiol (CBD) gains traction in the health and wellness arena, it prompts a pivotal question among enthusiasts and skeptics alike: Is CBD addictive? Contrary to common assumptions, CBD, despite being derived from the cannabis plant, does not exhibit addictive tendencies. Join us to uncover why, as we explore CBD’s scientific intricacies, distinguish its characteristics from THC, investigate its potential in addiction recovery, and assess its safety profile.

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CBD to fight stress

Stress is an emotional, mental, physical and behavioural response of an individual to environmental stimuli – stressors that trigger a stressful response, e.g. an unpleasant event, injury, mental stress, distress, stressful work environment. A stressor is a situation that an individual experiences as dangerous, whether the threat is real or not.

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CBD and dementia

CBD and dementia

When talking about dementia, we are not talking about specific diseases, because the concept covers various types of diseases that manifest in the loss of memory, problems with speech and cognitive problems. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is therefore a brain disease that affects brain functions such as thinking, memory, orientation, understanding, learning, etc.

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CBD and Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that affects movement. Symptoms start gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. Tremors are common, but the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement. In its advanced form, Parkinson’s disease can also lead to dementia, which manifests itself in disorders of memory, thinking and behaviour.

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Treating epilepsy with CBD

Epilepsy one of the most common neurological diseases globally and is the result of abnormal activity of brain cells (neurons). In epilepsy, an outbreak of electrical impulses in nerve cells leads to disturbances in the transmission of messages in the brain, which leads to various symptoms, such as loss of consciousness, changes in behaviour or an epileptic seizure.

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