The True North Advantage: CBD for Stress & Anxiety
Anxiety is so much more than being “stressed out.” In 2013, over 3 million Canadians, or more than 10% of our population, reported having anxiety. The key word being reported, there is undoubtedly many others suffering in silence. Constant worry and tension, heart palpitations, insomnia, trembling, and restlessness are a part of their day-to-day lives. As the most common mental illness in the Canada, it’s easy to see how big of an impact this can have on your life from day to day. Prolonged stress and anxiety put a strain on our personal relationships, our physical well being, and affect other areas of our mental health. High blood pressure, heart attacks, sexual dysfunction, hair loss, and stomach problems have all been shown to be results of chronic anxiety and stress.
Although many people suffering from anxiety (including those with PTSD, OCD, and panic disorder) find that pharmaceuticals and therapy can alleviate their symptoms, these medications can be extremely harmful to our kidneys, liver, and many other critical parts of our body. Now more than ever, people are turning to a natural alternatives for relief from mental health issues, Cannabidiol being one of the most Populist. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound that can be found both in cannabis and in industrial hemp, and people have been using it for stress relief since the 1980's.
CBD For Stress Relief- Emotional and Physical
A lot of people are hesitant to try CBD because they associate it with marijuana and/or drugs in general, but CBD for stress relief is more widely accepted now than it ever has been before. Numerous studies and personal accounts have shown that CBD can have a huge positive impact on people suffering from everything generalized anxiety disorders and PTSD, to social anxiety and OCD. Many people are looking at CBD for heart palpitations resulting from stress. It’s a versatile substance that has therapeutic effects and acts as an antipsychotic, anticonvulsant, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotectant among many other things. (New York University School of Medicine)
People use CBD stress relievers throughout their bodies, whether it be just a few drops of tincture after work to calm yourself down after a stressful day or using a special balm, salve, or cream that is design to alleviate pain. Many people use CBD as an anti-anxiety supplement daily, and some of them even find their anxiety symptoms disappear completely over time. Once you’ve felt the peacefulness and relaxation that comes from using CBD for stress and anxiety, you’ll be dying to share your experiences with the world.
You can choose to consult a nutritionist or anyone who specializes in holistic medicine to recommend different usage strategies and servings of CBD supplements if you are unfamiliar with the practice, or even our own customer service team would be more than happy to help you understand some of your different options. It might take some trial and error, but you’ll soon find out what dosage and style your body responds to best, the best part being you will be able to manage it all on your own.
Although many research studies have shown a wide variety of benefits of using CBD for stress, neither the FDA or Health Canada legally recognize it as a pharmaceutical or dietary supplement. Although CBD is non-psychoactive, marijuana and CBD tend to go hand in hand. Clinical trials that study the uses of CBD for stress in humans are still fairly new, so there is a lot of catching up to do. Despite all this, the medical field has still been able to make great advancements. CBD as a legally recognized treatment for anxiety and stress is becoming clearer by the day.
In addition to the wonderful experiences many Canadian's have had with CBD and anxiety, lots of Canadian's are also using CBD to:
- Support General Health*
- Alleviate Anxiety*
- Reduce Stress*
- Promote a Calm State*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA or Health Canada.*
Why Choose True North Wellness
Researchers are constantly making new discoveries of how CBD and pain are connected and they are showing a lot of promise. Every year we find more and more powerful benefits of this unique compound. As we progress through the different levels of marijuana legalisation in Canada, the studies on its non-psychoactive compound (CBD) will gain more velocity. At True North Wellness, our mission has always been to provide nothing but top quality product from GMP certified producers, and we are honoured to be offering you top-of-the-line CBD products. We can't wait to help you improve your life, and we're excited to be able to stay on top of a rapidly expanding market and help you differentiate between high quality products.