CBD Oil – What are the Health Benefits?

CBD Oil – What are the Health Benefits?

CBD (cannabidiol) is widely available, and is being used used by more and more people every day. But what is it useful for? Does it really work? And just as important, is it safe? In this third and final installment of our series on CBD we’ll focus on the evidence that can help answer those questions. The Good News There are lots of reasons to believe that CBD might be

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CBD Products – What’s Really in that Container?

CBD Products – What’s Really in that Container?

CBD (cannabidiol) is gaining a lot of interest from consumers and health professionals alike. There are still many unanswered questions about it though, and this series of articles is designed to shed some light on the topic. The first article in this series focused on federal and state regulation of CBD and how that affects the potency and purity of products. We also talked about what CBD is, and how

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CBD – So Many Questions, So Few Answers

CBD – So Many Questions, So Few Answers

CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a popular newcomer to the healthcare marketplace. You’ve probably seen advertisements on the windows of retailers of all kinds, random text messages, pop-ups on websites. You can purchase it at a variety of local stores and from internet retailers. But how did CBD get SO popular, SO quickly? And what do we really know (and not know) about it? This will be the first in a

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Dietary Supplements and Drug Interactions

Dietary Supplements and Drug Interactions

Dietary supplements are popular among adults in the United States.  About 75% of us take at least one supplement, and many of us take several. Dietary supplements are a big money-maker, too, with over $30 billion in revenue in 2019. We take supplements for a variety of reasons, from doctors’ recommendations to persuasive advertisements, and everything in between. We’ve talked in past articles about the looser regulations for supplements compared

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