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Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Use CBD Oil to Treat Epilepsy.

November 2, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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(ThyBlackMan.com) The persistent search for natural means of fighting ailments has led to the acceptance and widespread use of CBD. What is CBD? CBD is short for cannabidiol, which is one out of over 100 different cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are the natural chemical compounds present in the cannabis sativa plant.

What are the main cannabinoids?

CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) are the two main cannabinoids used in the field of medicine. As a result of the social stigma which had always accompanied the use of products gotten from the cannabis plant, the potency of such products in fighting ailments has been overlooked.

THC is psychoactive, which means that taking it induces mind-altering effects, but CBD is not, and using it puts you in a more relaxed state of mind; most especially when it is used to relieve pain in the body.

The acceptance and widespread use of CBD products for health purposes is a major breakthrough for health and fitness enthusiasts. Also, in recent times it has been dropped from the list of banned substances by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

CBD for Epilepsy treatment

One of the many ailments which CBD oil can be used to treat is Epilepsy. Since it has now become medically proven that its use is not dangerous and can tackle diseases like Epilepsy, there is no need to be afraid of taking CBD oil.

Continuous medical research has now led to this groundbreaking discovery that it can be applied when treating medical cases like Epilepsy. This will demystify the claims that it is unsafe to be used for the treatment of any kind. CBD can be mixed with your food as a food supplement, and the oil can be used to massage the whole body, or even put into your drinks.

The erratic occurrence of epileptic seizures in those who have the ailment can be combated with such a handy solution. Having it with you and conveniently using it at all times guarantees you a certain level of safety from such embarrassing episodes.

Approved by reputable medical and drug regulatory bodies

The recognition of its potency and safety by reputable medical and drug regulatory bodies such as the World Anti-Doping Agency and the U.S Food and Drug Administration only serves to strengthen the emerging beliefs that there is nothing to fear in the use of CBD oil. You can safely use CBD for managing epileptic cases among many other medical cases.

To further sensitize the general public to its safety, a drug named Epidiolex was recently approved by the FDA. The fact that this drug successfully proved that it could reduce epileptic seizures in certain people with the Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome during controlled medical trials should become public knowledge.

The side effects

Also, another fascinating fact is that using CBD oil in treating epileptic cases does not leave you suffering from the kind of side-effects those who use other epilepsy medications suffer from.

All these excellent researches that have been carried out for years, mainly serve to not only provide valid arguments for the use of CBD oil in treatment of ailments, but to also reassure the public that contrary to the widespread opinion that any product gotten from the Cannabis plant is dangerous and harmful, some of its products have been proven safe to use.

Conclusion

So, get CBD now if you are in need of it and do not bother about any old wives tale of how dangerous and harmful it is.

Staff Writer; Jerry Barker


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