How CBD Balm can Help Psoriasis Symptoms
Millions of people around the world have to live with psoriasis as part of their daily lives. Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease, and it is chronic in its nature. Those who suffer with psoriasis often have an overactive immune system which causes skin cells to grow faster than they should. This results in the skin becoming red, scaly and extremely painful patches of skin begin to build up. The areas of skin that are impacted by psoriasis are itchy, disruptive and quite unseemly.
Unfortunately, psoriasis is not a curable condition and the only option sufferers have is to treat the symptoms of the condition and learn how to best live with their condition. CBD balm offers a potential treatment for those suffering with psoriasis and help with inflammation and symptom management. This article will go on to identify exactly what psoriasis is, its symptoms and causes and specifically how CBD balm can offer relief that cannot be found elsewhere.
The landscape of the UK Medical Cannabis market is ever changing and while progress is steady there is much that needs to be achieved to dramatically increase the numbers of people who are obtaining a medical cannabis prescription. Despite growing evidence of the potential of cannabis as a medication for an array of symptoms and conditions, the domestic distribution of medical cannabis in the UK remains low. Other than some prescriptions of epileptic children, all UK medical cannabis prescriptions are unlicensed, and the medication is imported from abroad.
CBD which is one of over one hundred cannabinoids found within the cannabis plant is known to have a positive impact on a number of health conditions. CBD is an abbreviation of cannabidiol. There are many asthmatics that are curious as to whether CBD has the capacity to improve the management of their condition.
Even though the UK has now left the European Union, with the transition period now completed. The European Commission’s decision regarding the Novel Food status of cannabidiol, more commonly referred to as CBD. The impending regulation means that all CBD manufacturers, producers and brands will have to ensure that all of their CBD ingestible products are registered under a Novel Food application which must be submitted to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).
In September of 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that the guidelines surrounding cannabis-based companies that sought to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) were being reviewed. The FCA announced that Medical Cannabis and CBD companies that are based in the UK would be eligible to list on the LSE assuming that the company has the proper Home Office Licences.
Gradually growing older is something we all have to come to terms with. However, the concept of growing old gracefully is a tough proposition. Holding onto your youth for as long as possible is a desire of almost every human being. Maintaining taught skin and a natural glow is crucial for your self-esteem.
The UK’s Home Office has again changed its mind about CBD. The change pertains to certain bulk CBD imports as the Home Office is concerned about there being illegal levels of THC in some bulk imports of CBD.
The French Government have backed a policy to release a public survey, in order to understand what the public’s view on recreational cannabis use in the country is. The plan, supported by French MPS, is to set up an online questionnaire in order to understand public opinion on the use of the drug recreationally. It is expected to have 5 or 6 questions and to be available for a month, through a government website. The plan is then to publish these results in March or April. It is also understood that these results would have an impact on the legalisation of medical cannabis within the country.
CBD is a substance found in the cannabis plant. There are two main compounds found in cannabis, CBD and THC. Whereas THC has psychoactive properties, CBD does not. Instead, CBD isolated from THC has therapeutic uses – lessening of pain, reduction of anxiety, and in some cases help with chronic conditions too.
While irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may not be life-threatening, it can severely disrupt the quality of life for those who have it. There are approximately 10% of the global population that develop IBS like symptoms throughout their lifetime. IBS is not well understood by doctors and this means that there is not a great deal of treatments available to those who suffer from the condition. Even finding products that help manage the symptoms can be difficult to find.
It is no secret that the Chinese market is the largest in the world. In 2019, the e-commerce market was worth $1.94 trillion – over three times the size of the US market, which ranks second. There is a current trend of growth towards CBD in China. Many experts have compared this growth to that of the CBD boom in the USA went through in 2013.
Due to the substantial advancement of formulation technology, it appears that CBD is finding its way into almost anything at the moment. The number of different CBD products available on the market is staggering with products ranging from CBD oil, CBD patches, CBD capsules, CBD vapes, CBD drinks and CBD gummies. Even things like shampoo and lip balm contain CBD.
It has been well proven that cannabis can help to curb opioid addiction. After worrying statistics documenting the number of UK prisoners addicted to heroin and other opioids has been released, a UK police and crime commissioner has recommended a pilot scheme to provide inmates struggling with addiction cannabis. This programme would hope to curb opioid deaths in prisons, by providing inmates with a safe alternative. It would also hope to curb the presence of synthetic ‘spice’, which is a dangerous and possibly deadly alternative to cannabis, rife in prisons.
Buying CBD can at times feel confusing. There’s a broad range of products and applications available. This can range from the traditional CBD oils in tincture form, that are the most popular form of application to date, to transdermal CBD patches that release CBD slowly over 24 hours and CBD capsules that can be consumed just like any other daily supplement.
The Netherlands has always been known for its relaxed laws regarding the consumption of Cannabis. Beginning in 1976, it has been available recreationally in Coffee Shops, which has led to a large amount of cannabis-driven tourism across the country. Despite the growing trend across Europe and North America to legalise Cannabis, recent discussions in Amsterdam seem to be going against this tide.
With CBD use growing exponentially there are an increasing number of methods on the market to consume CBD. CBD oils and CBD vapes are often referred to as the most popular and common delivery methods used to take CBD. However, CBD capsules are growing increasingly more popular.
In the UK there are 40 children who suffer from severe epilepsy and their supply of medical cannabis may be terminated due to complications with Brexit. The parents of children with severe epilepsy fear for their children’s lives after their access to medical cannabis has been terminated due to the legal implications of Brexit.
Sleep is a vital element of pain reduction and management of symptoms for Fibromyalgia suffers. However, this can be incredibly difficult to do when suffering from the condition. The lowered pain threshold of suffers causes sleep disturbances. There is even data, taken through polysomnographic sleep analysis, to suggest that during non-rapid eye movement sleep cycles, in which the brain is supposed to be resting, fibromyalgia suffers experience wakefulness. Ultimately, this then results in a less restful and restorative night’s sleep. It is this restoration which is needed to help manage and reduce fibromyalgia sufferer’s symptoms. In fact, sleep deprivation causes a lowered pain threshold in even the healthiest of people. For a fibromyalgia sufferer, this worsens chronic pain and increases the likelihood of flare-ups.
There has been ground-breaking research in British Columbia in Canada that has discovered that moderate to heavy cannabis consumption in opioid addicted patients could substantially improve the treatment of their addiction and underlying health problems while also limiting their overall opioid exposure.
The Irish Garda have announced that the personal use of cannabis will now be handled within the adult caution system instead of criminal prosecution. The new laws will be implemented to give authorities more time to focus on more severe offences in Ireland.
Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes severe chronic pain and is still far from being comprehensively understood by doctors and researchers. Those who live with fibromyalgia suffer from extreme fatigue, pain all over their body and brain fog, more commonly referred to as fibro fog.
Vaping CBD is rapidly growing in popularity. It is important to know exactly what you are looking for when it comes to purchasing the CBD vape oil for you.
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The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) accepted a World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation reschedule cannabis. Read more on the news here.
The Cancard ensures that anyone in the UK who is using cannabis for medicinal purposes can avoid being arrested or prosecuted. Read more on the news here.
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