Over the years, the amount of research on CBD oil benefits has grown, especially in the past decade. Websites like cbdcentral.com provide essential information on CBD.
In this article, we will talk about 5 research-backed health benefits of the CBD.
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1. Reduced risk of obesity and diabetes
Based on several studies, it was found that the irregular users of Cannabis had comparatively low body mass index, small waist circumference, and reduced risk of obesity and diabetes.
Based on a study conducted in 2011 and published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, it was found that regular cannabis users had less rate of obesity. Regardless of the results, the participants would consume more calories per day than others.
2. Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and better cholesterol profiles
A study based on the data from 4,652 participants was conducted in 2013, which compared the effects of Cannabis on the metabolic system of its consumers with othersâ€™ who had left it or never consumed it. As a result of the study, it was found that the current user had higher HDL (low-density lipoprotein) or good cholesterol.
Another study conducted the same and analyzed over 700 participants in Canada. It found that regular Cannabis users had increased HDL levels and lowered LDL (low-density lipoprotein) or bad cholesterol levels.
3. Lowered risk of cancer
A study conducted in 2012 resulted that the animals treated with CBD had fewer chances of developing colon cancer, as they were induced with carcinogens before the tests.
In fact, multiple studies have shown that THC prevents and reduces tumors. This fact is backed by a 1996 study conducted on animal models, which found the incidences of both benign and hepatic adenoma tumors significantly would reduce by THC.
Researchers are still continuing on the best ratio of CBD to THC in cancer prevention and treatment.
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4. Prevents bone diseases and broken bones
Cannabinoids are pretty much helpful in and facilitative of the overall process of bone metabolism. This is a process that deals with the replacement of old bone material by a new one at a rate of approximately 10% per year, and is essential for maintaining good bone health while aging.
In particular, CBD has been the primary agent that blocks an enzyme that destroys the bone-building compound in your body. It also reduces the risk of bone-related diseases like osteoporosis or osteoarthritis while you age.
These diseases are directly related to reduced or zero formation of new bones and cartilage cells.
5. Reduces Stress and Anxiety
The use of Cannabis and CBD is among the common uses of plants across various cultures. While THC tends to increase anxiety in some patients, it has lowered also it in others.
However, the effects of CBD have consistently minimized anxiety levels when present in high amounts in the Cannabis plant. In fact, CBD is found to reduce anxiety in a number of animal and human-based studies.
In a nutshell, this incredible medicine can be used to treat a number of health-related problems. Stay tuned for more such updates.
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