In the United States, the risk of contracting a plague-like, infectious disease is quite low. But while communicable diseases are relatively controlled, new modern epidemics are at an all-time high. One of these new health threats is hypertension, or chronically elevated blood pressure.
For years, a stereotypical image of the cannabis user has most often involved a couch-dwelling dude with a bag of crunchy snacks. Famous for inducing the “munchies,” past assumptions about the effects of cannabis use hardly bring to mind the image of health and vitality.
Inflammation is a routine healing response within the human body. But our lifestyles and environment can cause the scales to tip from a brief, acute response to a chronic disruption.
Athletes require months-long training cycles to perform at the top of their game, but this road can leave an athlete’s body feeling destroyed. Many now turn to CBD to better recover from their workouts, ease the pain of training, and allow competition without restriction. But does CBD really work?