Overnight, CBD has been anywhere from gummies to toothpaste and oils. Its popularity is all the more enhanced by various scientific evidence that suggests its health benefits. CBD might be out, but some societies and countries are still sensitive about it.

Regardless of traditions and political reasons, nobody can hide the fact that CBD has the potential to treat certain ailments. Some of these ailments are heart-related.

What is Heart Disease?

Heart disease is a collective term used for a range of related heart conditions. Heart disease is also synonymous with cardiovascular disease. These related heart conditions can include blood vessel problems, rhythm problems, congenital diseases of the heart, and more.

The symptoms of heart disease will depend on the patient’s type of disease. The symptoms would also vary from one gender to another. For example, men have an increased chance of getting chest pain, whereas women will most likely have the symptom of shortness of breath.

What is CBD oil?

CBD oil is a formulation derived from CBD or cannabidiol. CBD is a compound extracted from the cannabis Sativa plant. There are a lot of compounds that you can extract from the cannabis Sativa plant, but the most famous of them all are THC or tetrahydrocannabinol and CBD.

You might associate CBD with a substance that makes you high, but that’s not the case. A CBD formulation like CBD oil can’t make you high. However, its sibling compound, which is THC, have psychoactive effects. THC can make you high that is why it is almost always not present to any CBD oil formulation.

What are the effects of CBD oil in a patient with heart disease?

CBD oil’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidative ability can positively affect certain heart conditions. CBD oil is said to lower blood pressure as well as abnormal heart rate. CBD greatly controls blood pressure and heart rate if both conditions are caused by anxiety, stress, or any emotion-related stress.

Other studies also postulated a theory that CBD oil can lessen your risk of stroke. This theory is due to the fact that CBD can calm a heart pace as well as dilate blood vessels. Aside from preventing stroke risk, CBD can also increase the healing time of a stroke patient. A review concludes that CBD has the ability to increase healthy flow of blood in the cerebral part of the brain.

Intake of CBD comes in many forms. CBD can be taken in as an edible, tincture, topical ointments, oils and more.

Final thought

Studies about how CBD oil positively affects certain heart disease brings us hope. This only means that we have another treatment avenue to battle certain diseases like heart disease. Talk to your doctor about CBD oil now. You never know, this might be the new alternative solution to your problems.

 

References:

Chesak, J. (2019). Can CBD help treat or prevent heart disease? Available at:

https://www.healthline.com/health/cbd-for-heart-disease

 

Menza, K. (2019). What Is CBD Oil, And How Should You Cook With It? Available at: https://www.delish.com/food-news/a29230000/what-is-cbd-oil/