Briefly Standing, or Being Active, Reduces Blood Sugar

The researchers studied overweight or obese adults who wore continuous blood sugar monitors and blood pressure monitors during their regular, mostly-sitting eight-hour workday. One week later, participants gradually replaced some of that sitting time with standing, in intervals of 10 to 30 minutes for a total of two and half hours per day. Scientific American: […]

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Difference Between THC and CBD With Respect to Inflammation

1. Inflammation is not controlled with the cannabinoid receptors. 2. THC has only minor effects on inflammation 3. CBD acts on the nucleus changing gene expression suppressing inflammation but promoting ANTI-inflammation. There is no question the THC is helpful for pain and other conditions but alone it may not be effective for chronic inflammatory conditions. […]

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Alcoholism and CBD?

How CBD works in this condition: all addictive substance work through the opioid receptors in the brain. Either they stimulate endorphins or the bind specifically to the opioid receptors. These receptors seem to control tolerance or the increasing amounts of drugs needed to maintain the same effects. The OR are also involved in addictive cravings […]

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Kidney Disease and CBD

Chronic Kidney failure, also known as renal failure or renal insufficiency, is a medical condition of impaired kidney function in which the kidneys fail to adequately filter metabolic wastes from the blood. Chronic kidney disease is often not reversible. There are numerous causes. The most common causes of CKD are diabetes mellitus and long-term, uncontrolled […]

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CBD and Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (PH or PAH) is an increase of blood pressure in the pulmonary artery, pulmonary vein, or pulmonary capillaries, together known as the lung vasculature, leading to shortness of breath, dizziness, fainting, leg swelling and other symptoms. Pulmonary hypertension can be a severe disease with a markedly decreased exercise tolerance. CBD could be a […]

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