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Cannabis Relief – How CBD Oil Help Treat Lupus

Daniel King

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CBD Oil and Lupus

Lupus is one of the most unfamiliar diseases in the U.S. Even though millions of Americans have this long-term disease, including some well-known celebrities and prominent personalities such as Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga, Toni Braxton, and Seal, it remains a mystery to many. In fact, the Lupus Foundation of America found that only 72% of people between the ages of 18-34 don’t have the slightest clue about this health condition. This article sheds light on this ailment and how CBD oil can help in its treatment.

What is Lupus?

Lupus is an auto-immune disease that affects around 1.5 million Americans, and 16,000 new cases are reported every year. This ailment takes place when the immune system of your body attacks your organs and tissues. As a result, it causes inflammation in different parts of the body, including the skin and joints. It even causes swelling in your internal organs like the kidneys, lungs, blood cells, heart, and brain. There is no cure for this ailment, although certain types of treatment and medication can help control its symptoms.

One of the reasons lupus is mostly unknown is its difficulty in diagnosing. Most of its symptoms are usually the same as those of other diseases. No two cases of this ailment are identical as the symptoms will depend on which organs or parts of your body are affected. The most common indications of this disease are:

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Inflammation in the joints and other affected areas
  • Rashes in the face or other areas
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Skin lesions that appear or get worse when exposed to the sun
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Dry eyes,
  • Headaches, memory loss and confusion
  • Fingers and toes that become white or blue in times of stress and exposure to cold

Lupus is often caused by your genetics and by your environment, but the cause in most cases is still unknown.

The development of this ailment starts when the person with the tendency of getting this disease are exposed to specific triggers in the environment such as sunlight as well as certain infections and medications.

This condition also predominantly affects women of childbearing age (15 to 45), although it also affects some men, senior citizens and toddlers.

If not appropriately treated, the swelling caused by this disease of certain parts of your body can result in life-threatening complications such as kidney failure, pneumonia, heart attack, serious infections, and even cancer

CBD Oil for this Disease

There are many treatments for lupus, and one of the latest ones is CBD oil. Cannabidiol has many properties that can help relieve the symptoms of this disease such as:

  • Inflammation – The typical result of the immune system attacking some parts of the body is inflammation. CBD has a potent anti-inflammatory property that helps relieves the swelling. This cannabinoid (a compound from cannabis) can interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS), the main task of which is to maintain the cellular balance and metabolism of the body. When the body ingests CBD, it can interact with the ECS to suppress the release of substances that causes the swelling.
  • Pain relief – Inflammation often leads to chronic and severe pain. CBD is highly effective for pain relief. You can take this orally by taking tinctures, capsules, or edibles. You can also use CBD topicals like ointments, creams, and oils and apply it directly to the joints or other affected areas. If you have difficulty breathing because of its effects in your lungs, you can also inhale CBD vape oil.

Once triggered, lupus can adversely impact your daily activities for a lifetime. Thanks to the discovery of the many wonders of CBD oil, you can get a natural and safe medication that will help ease your burdens in living with this health condition.

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The State of Cannabis in Washington State: Things To Know in 2021

Jordan Webber

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The Pacific Northwest is well known for its beautifully lush landscapes, crisp apples, fresh air, and progressive lifestyle/health views. Being the only state named after a United States president(George Washington), Washington is a place many happily and willingly call home or their sanctuary.  

In terms of other well-knowns, Washington state was one of the first to legalize cannabis for recreational use nearly a decade ago (2012 to be exact). As long as you are 21 years old or older and reside in the state, you can privately partake in the consumption of cannabis without any legal ramifications. This has been an appeal to many across the country, with some actually moving to the state for this reason.

In 2021, and with the dawn of a new administration in the White House, marijuana looks to have a very bright few years ahead. We’ve already seen an emergence of pot stocks and hometown dispensaries budding up all around the United States and the rest of North America, and that only looks to continue into the near future.

If you’re in the mood to finally take the leap into using cannabis, now could be a great time to learn more about this wonderful plant and its many healing and rejuvenating properties. 

What is it used for mainly in 2021?

Cannabis was once thought only to be good for “getting high.” There has been a plethora of scientific research giving us a better understanding of this miracle plant. It has been used to treat Cancer, Epilepsy, Seizures, Glaucoma, PTSD, Multiple Sclerosis, Inflammation, and even Alzheimer’s disease. In 2021 after a rough 2020, many have been using it as a healthier way to indulge at home, protecting themselves from the ongoing pandemic. Instead of frequent alcohol consumption, there has been a larger shift towards the consumption of cannabis as it has been stated to be less harmful to vital organs like the heart and liver. Alcohol also creates a lot of inflammation within the body, whereas cannabis reportedly fights inflammation. 

Best places to buy it in 2021?

The best places to purchase your cannabis are from state-licensed retailers in Washington. Purchasing weed through private means(aka black-market) is still illegal and should be avoided at all costs. Make sure to do your due diligence when seeking reputable dispensaries as there are “pop-up shops” that claim being licensed but are not, and purchasing from them could result in a hefty fine or even jail time. 

Per WeedMaps, Medical marijuana patients may purchase and possess up to:

  • 3 ounces of marijuana, or 85 grams;
  • 48 ounces, or 1.36 kilograms of marijuana-infused products in solid form;
  • 1.69 gallons, or 6.4 liters of marijuana-infused products in liquid form, or; 
  • 21 grams of marijuana concentrate.

Washington state cannabis Legislation in 2021

As far as growing and cultivation of marijuana for personal use, this is still illegal. Washington cannabis laws are more liberal than other states, but there are still many restrictions, such as not being able to consume it in “public view”. The most notable push in the cannabis space in Washinton state is a bill for home cultivation.

Conclusion

Washington is a great place to visit and, for many, is one of the best places to call home due to its stance on cannabis consumption. With 2021 being a year of progression, it looks like the state of cannabis in Washington will only continue to shine.

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Topical CBD for Pain: Does it Even Work? [VIDEO]

Carissa Stevens

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CBD for Pain

CBD is now known all over the world as a pain reducer and an anti-inflammatory substance. The most common ways of consuming it is by taking it orally or through smoking or inhalation. Now, this video will further explore the effectiveness of topical CBD for pain.

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CBD and Inflammation – Morning Marijuana News [VIDEO]

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CBD and Inflammation

Inflammation is our body’s natural response when it is being harmed. However, severe or prolonged inflammation can be debilitating. This is where CBD comes in along with its proven anti-inflammatory properties. This video gives us a better idea on how exactly CBD fights inflammation.

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