Inflammation is an uncomfortable symptom associated with many health issues that a large portion of the population struggles with everyday. Aching joints and swollen tissues can interfere with ones’ day-to-day activities and drastically impair their quality of sleep. Inflammation is one of the ways our bodies naturally react to harmful stimuli and is typically characterized by heat, redness, itchy skin, swelling, fatigue and pain. Inflammation may be visible or may present internally with conditions including diarrhea, Arthritis, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, Multiple Sclerosis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, among others. Luckily, there may be a more natural solution to your inflammation found in our innovative deliveries of cannabibiol in the body.
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What Causes Inflammation?
In response to the stimuli, the immune system becomes activated to combat the underlying cause, however, daily habits that trigger inflammatory episodes may be the underlying culprit. Micronutrient deficiencies, poor diet, poor absorption, excessive stress and exposure to chemicals that disrupt the endocrine system (plastics, environmental pollution, food additives etc.) may be to blame. Each year, autoimmune diseases continue to rise with inflammation problems continuing to be abundant within all age groups.
CBD, Hemp & Marijuana- What’s the Difference?
Cannabis with less than 0.3% THC is legally considered to be hemp. On the other hand, “marijuana” commonly references a cannabis plant that contains copious amounts of THC, famously known for producing psychoactive effects. CBD is one of the other 100 chemicals (aka cannabinoids) produced by the cannabis plant. Even though hemp and marijuana are plants of the same species, hemp or Cannabis Sativa L. only contains a tiny amount of the THC cannabinoid. CBD on its own does not have the intoxicating results. With differential breeding tactics, any kind of cannabis plant can be bred to yield high levels of CBD.
Cannabidiol Therapy for Inflammation
Our nervous system houses two main cannabinoid receptors known as CB1 and CB2. When cannabinoids are ingested, these are the interaction points which comprise a portion of the endocannabinoid system. CB2 receptors influence the immune system, while CB1 receptors are influenced more by THC, affecting mood, memory, appetite, perception and sleep. The CB2 receptors are a little different and become activated by CBD and inhibit inflammation as an immune response. These findings may be helpful in halting inflammation and treating or even preventing certain illnesses including Alzheimer’s, Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, and Atherosclerosis, among others. CBD offers adaptogenic characteristics within the body and promotes homeostasis or balance within the system. Reducing inflammation is one of the many positive benefits CBD contributes to.
DehydraTECH™ from Lexaria Bioscience
Numerous studies have shown that CBD or Cannabidiol can help combat inflammation issues. Lexaria Bioscience has developed a patented technology game-changer called DehydraTECH™ to increase bio-absorption up to 5 to 10 times that of normal absorption levels, equating or exceeding medicinal administration delivery via inhalational methods. Supplement effects are felt within 15 to 20 minutes as opposed to 60 to 120 minutes. These are just a few of the benefits this state-of-the-art technology can provide to clients. Imagine feeling relief from your inflammation problems much faster than before and finally feeling like yourself again! Lexaria Bioscience takes pride in helping others improve the overall quality of their life.
CBD Awareness Continues To Thrive & Gain Exposure in Canada
As the July 1st date of legalizing marijuana in Canada fast approaches, the Liberal Government has declared that legal availability for recreational marijuana may be delayed until “sometime this summer.” Regardless of when all the legalities filter through each province, many are intrigued by recent studies showing that CBD is effective in combating inflammation much more effectively than traditional anti-inflammatory methods.
DehydraTECH™ has been shown to avoid first pass liver metabolism and delivers ingested CBD molecules via the lymphatic system instead. This offers a faster anti-inflammatory response while avoiding unwanted liver side effects. As more research points to the health and wellbeing benefits of CBD for a variety of medical concerns, more people will be exploring it to reduce their chronic inflammation.
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