Rob Frid, a former professional hockey player deals with Dystonia, severed ulnar nerves, and CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) among other things. CTE is what many athletes and military veterans deal with when they’ve had multiple head injuries. Probably over 50 percent of former professional hockey players suffer from CTE, and most of them over the years have gone undiagnosed. The disease basically slowly kills your brain cells.
CBD oil is a much better alternative to help with chronic pain than pharmaceutical pills such as Vicodin, Percocet, Prednisone and Morphine. Unfortunately, the pharmaceutical industry has most politicians in their pockets and Hemp/CBD has been swept under the rug as had its name dragged through the mud for years.
Why are Pills Bad?
Over the counter pills such a NAISDs, like Naproxin Sodium, and Ibuprofen are even bad for you. Just like doctor prescribed pain killers these pills are hard on your liver and long-time use is really detrimental to your health. With CBD, you won’t experience these side effects. These pills are also very addictive opiates which have become a major crisis around the world.
Why Use CBD?
First of all the world and U.S. anti-doping agencies have deemed CBD to be legal for athletes to use now. If you are not an athlete you might want to choose to get hybrid CBD/THC oil. This will get you a little high, and it’s legal in many states at the moment.
What are the Proven Benefits?
There are several benefits of CBD that are backed by scientific evidence. Recent studies have shown these benefits to be of great help for those in pain among other things. These benefits are:
- Pain Relief
As mentioned above CBD helps with both chronic and short-term pain. You can actually to back the year 2900 BC and you’ll find marijuana was sued to help ease pain.
- Depression and Anxiety
CBD has also shown to help people with depression and anxiety.
- Reduces Acne
Some studies state that CBD might even reduce acne symptoms.
CBD has shown it can alleviate cancer symptoms and side effects. However, there hasn’t been much research done yet but so far it’s promising.
- Good for the Heart
CBD is thought to be good for your heart also. CBD can lower your blood pressure and well as improve your circulatory system.
- Protects the Neuro-System
CBD has been seen to have neuroprotective properties. CBD is great for those suffeing from Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy. Muscle spasms are oftentimes resistant to regular medications however, a recent study found that 75 percent of patients had reduced muscles spasms when using CBD.
These promising benefits are not only great for athletes but the average person as well.