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Is CBD Right For You?

Is CBD Right For You?

A Natural Alternative

We are all getting older, and whether we like to admit it or not, may be all too familiar with the aches, pains and health problems that are associated with the inevitable aging process.

Many seniors today are on some kind of prescription medication regimen, whether it be for inflammation, pain, heart problems, sleeping disorders, diabetes or even mental health issues.  A lot of these medications, while effective, have undesirable side effects, and some may even lead to dependence. So, it is no surprise that today’s well-informed seniors are looking for natural alternatives like CBD to improve their overall health and well-being.

So, what is CBD?

CBD is short for cannabidiol and is one of over 60 cannabinoids found in the hemp plant. StayKindco CBD products contain full spectrum hemp oil. Which means the pure oil extracted from the hemp contains all the cannabinoids and compounds found in the original hemp plant, minus the THC compounds which contribute to getting “high”. So no, you won’t get high using CBD.

So, what can CBD do for you?

Numerous clinical studies have shown CBD has many beneficial effects on too many conditions to list here (over 50 at last count), so we will touch on a few of the more commonly found health problems that afflict today’s seniors.

Arthritis: CBD can ease the pain and inflammation from this debilitating condition when taken in tincture form, (internally) for long lasting pain relief, or applied as a cream, (externally) to the affected joints for instant pain relief. It can also be re-applied, or taken throughout the day as needed. 

Sleep Disorders: As one ages, their sleep patterns shift…making it harder to fall asleep, stay asleep or get to sleep. Sleep is especially important for seniors as this is the time when the body restores and renews itself. The use of CBD tincture can be used before bed every night to promote restful, deep, undisturbed sleep, and does not lead to next morning grogginess and dependence like prescription medications can do.

Mood Swings: While most of us deal with some moodiness here and there, as you age, these mood swings can intensify causing stress, which in turn can cause health problems or even mental illness in extreme cases. CBD when taken in oral form (tincture) has been shown to ease anxiety disorders, improve mood, and lend an overall feeling of well-being. It can be used daily, twice daily, even three times a day, again, its use will not lead to dependence like some of the medications on the market.

As you can see, the use of CBD has multiple benefits for seniors. It is a safe, natural alternative you can consider using for those concerning health issues you might be experiencing.

Please note: Before taking CBD in any form, please consult with your doctor. This advice does not replace any medication you might be taking. This article was meant to inform and encourage you to take charge of your own health.

*StayKindco is committed to offering you the purest, most effective, full spectrum hemp oil extract in its creams and tinctures.

 

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