5 Ways CBD Helps Fight Stress

Cannabis plant
Stress can have detrimental impacts on your health, and American’s today are more stressed than ever before. It makes sense, then, that the use of CBD has exploded over the last several years.
Here are 5 ways cannabidiol (CBD) helps fight the impacts of stress.

1. Better Brain Function

Stress can have profound impacts on the way our brains function. It can make it more difficult to concentrate, create irregular mood swings, and make you feel overall foggy. CBD counteracts the impacts of stress on the brain. It helps support healthy brain function and encourages neurogenesis.

2. A Healthier Heart

Stress can cause high blood pressure and high cholesterol. CBD has been shown to reduce high blood pressure and improve overall cardiovascular health.

3. More Moderate PMS & Hormone Regulation

Cannabis as a cure for PMS
Smoking cannabis or using CBD can help alleviate some of the symptoms of PMS (Source)
Stress can create hormonal imbalances and exacerbate the symptons of PMS. CBD helps regulate hormones and aids in the proper functioning of the thyroid glands.

4. Less Joint & Muscle Pain

Topical CBD cream helps to relieve joint and muscle pain
Topical CBD cream can help to relieve joint and muscle pain (Source)
Stress can cause inflammation and tension throughout the body. This can lead to painful joints and tight muscles. The anti-inflammatory effects of CBD can help ease muscle tension and decrease swelling in the joints, leading to a less painful life.

5. Cleaner & Healthier Skin

Stress has been found to cause brittle nails, dry skin, acne, and delayed tissue repair. Research shows CBD to have positive impacts on acne, the speed of skin healing, and skin firmness. It’s even suggested to be effective in the treatment of psoriasis.

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