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CBD topicals are topical creams, salves, and ointments, that contain cannabidiol, a compound derived from cannabis. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is emerging as a popular wellness ingredient. It contains anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties, kills pain, enhances circulation and regenerates cellular activity.

In this article, we discuss what CBD is, CBD topicals, their benefits, different types of topicals, uses, how they work, and how to maximize their effectiveness.

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Seniors are one of the fastest growing segments of CBD users and with good reason. What is driving the senior health and CBD trend? CBD is used to treat a number of common conditions, including chronic pain, inflammation, seizures, insomnia, spasms, multiple sclerosis, and mental disorders such as anxiety and depression. It's also an effective means of relieving pain and soreness, reducing inflammation, and soothing inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema.

In this article, we discuss what CBD is, how to avoid potential negative stigmas, CBD as a natural treatment option, and real-world examples of CBD use by seniors.

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With literally thousands of CBD products options now available, how does a consumer go about safely buying CBD topicals, either online or in-person? Expanding upon a "step-by-step" guide written by Lisa L. Gill for Consumer Reports, we focus on creating a safe strategy for purchasing CBD topicals.

In this article, we discuss what CBD is, CBD topicals, and safely buying CBD topicals in just 7 steps.

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Nearly everyone has experienced losing their keys, forgetting a name, or walking into a room not remembering why at some point in their lifetime, now imagine that happening more frequently, combined with thoughts and behavior changes. For some this a harsh reality. Dementia is a group of conditions characterized by impairment of at least two brain functions. CBD is getting attention as a potential therapeutic treatment for both Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia, the two most common types of dementia. 

In this article, we discuss dementia, the common causes of dementia, Alzheimer's disease, treating Alzheimer's disease with CBD, vascular dementia, and treating vascular dementia with CBD.

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Cannabinoids like CBD and THC are hydrophobic, which means they are oily and tend to repel water or fail to mix with it. With the help of a little science, we can make CBD form that is nearly water-soluble. CBD water is made using a process called nanotechnology, which uses sound waves to break up CBD clusters into micro-sized particles that are smaller than 100 nanometers. The nano-sized nutrients available in CBD water soar past the blood-brain barrier and penetrate cells immediately, allowing for nearly 100% bioavailability and absorption.

The post Making Hydrophobic Cannabidiol (CBD) Water Soluble appeared first on TheraJoy.

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Portable electronic vaporizers or "vape pens" are becoming increasingly popular because they are a convenient, discreet, and presumably benign way to administer cannabinoids like CBD.  Vaporizing CBD has many benefits, including increased bioavailability and the faster onset of the effects, but what if any are the risks? Do you know what you are actually inhaling?

In this article, we discuss vaporizers, what CBD is and it's benefits, and the benefits and risks of vaporizing CBD.

The post Have You Tried Vaping CBD? appeared first on TheraJoy.

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Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is a medical disease that usually impacts adults over the age of 50. It causes a loss of vision in the macula (the center of the visual field) because of the damage that has occurred to the retina. The early stages of age-related macular degeneration may be experienced without any noticeable symptoms; however, a gradual or sudden change in the quality of your vision may be the first sign of the condition. While multiple FDA treatments exist, there may be serious side effects associated with their use. Correlations have been cited between the healing power of CBD and the workings of age-related macular degeneration. Can CBD be used to treat age-related macular degeneration? Can CBD relieve the symptoms of age-related macular degeneration?

In this article, we discuss age-related macular degeneration, the commons symptoms of age-related macular degeneration, common triggers for age-related macular degeneration, conventional treatments for age-related macular degeneration, what CBD is, and treating age-related macular degeneration with cannabinoids.  

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Osteoporosis is a very common medical condition that afflicts at least 54 million people, and there are 3 million new cases in the United States each year. The condition causes bones to become weak and brittle. When osteoporosis occurs, the creation of new bone doesn't keep up with the removal of old bone. All races are affected by osteoporosis, but white and Asian women, particularly older post-menopausal women, have the highest risk. CBD has been shown to improve bone metabolism and therefore help to replace old tissue with new tissue at a healthy rate, which is important for maintaining strong bones.

In this article, we discuss current treatments for osteoporosis, improving bone regeneration with CBD, and the scientific support for using CBD as a treatment for osteoporosis.

The post Is CBD Useful For Treating Osteoporosis? appeared first on TheraJoy.

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Summary: If you are new to CBD, or cannabidiol, and find yourself having questions, you’re not alone. CBD is an all-natural compound found in the cannabis plant. Scientists are rapidly discovering more and more about the rather amazing abilities of the cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, and most of them have shown therapeutic value.… Read More
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Summary: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) isn’t new and has been affecting our military for years. It was called “shell shock” during World War I and “combat fatigue” after World War II, and now it is estimated 20% of veterans, and active duty military, who have served since the Vietnam War have it.… Read More
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