CBD SIDE EFFECTS
- Does CBD have any side effects?
Does CBD have any side effects? If yes, what are they? In this article we will try to understand whether or not CBD has any side effects, and how to avoid them, if there are any. Let’s start by saying that by now many know about CBD, cannabidiol, a very versatile compound obtained from cannabis. Here, even this cannabinoid has some side effects. After all, however, even the vitamins and other supplements we take for our psycho-physical well-being have various side effects; So let’s try to clarify.
- CBD: benefits and contraindications
Each person and body is unique and that is why it is possible to experience some side effects when taking CBD. Here are some of the main side effects that you can have if you take CBD oil. The first that must be pointed out is undoubtedly dry mouth, that is, dry mouth. This is because CBD interferes with our salivary gland receptors, reducing the influx of saliva. It is not about who knows what a disastrous side effect, and to counteract it, it is enough to hydrate and drink plenty of water or other liquids.
Another effect that could occur with the intake of CBD is fatigue. CBD regulates sleep and promotes relaxation; However, if you realize that it also involves a certain amount of overexertion, the advice is to temporarily reduce the dose you are taking, and see how it goes. Then it will be possible to increase it again.
CBD also has the effect of stimulating appetite, which can therefore also increase significantly. If this side effect is harmful to your lifestyle, it will be sufficient, even here, to reduce the dose you are taking of cannabidiol, until your appetite is brought back to normal levels.
- CBD side effects: diarrhea, low blood pressure, dizziness
Other side effects that can occur as a result of taking CBD are the drop in blood pressure: in this case, if you already suffer from low blood pressure normally, it is advisable and indeed strongly recommended to talk to your doctor before using the oil. of CBD.
Diarrhea is another effect that could occur. However, it is usually not linked to the intake of CBD, but to the carrier oils that are used together with the cannabinoid itself. In this case, it is advisable to change the carrier oil associated with the CBD oil, to avoid irritating the stomach too much.
Some also report dizziness as a side effect of taking CBD: in this case, the advice is as always to start with CBD in small doses and then increase the quantity, and check how the body reacts to the introduction of the CBD oil.
- CBD and the heart: are there any side effects?
The answer is no. CBD on the heart is absolutely safe.
- CBD and psychiatric drugs: should I worry?
Some people wonder if the side effects of CBD include possible interference with psychiatric drugs or other drugs they are taking. The advice here is to definitely speak to your primary care physician first, before taking anything containing CBD. CBD does indeed interfere with some prescription drugs. So if you are taking any of these drugs, ask your doctor if CBD is appropriate. CBD has many beneficial effects but you still have to pay attention to the possible side effects when taking it.
- Does CBD have psychotropic effects?
No, CBD has no psychotropic effects. It does not contain (at least in legal marijuana) such amounts of THC as to have amazing effects.
- Does CBD affect the brain?
Yes, CBD has effects on the brain and they are complex and mostly beneficial. Suffice it to say that CBD is often used for the treatment of serious diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, psychotic crises, epilepsy and various types of anxiety disorders or panic attacks. It promotes sleep and relaxation and has many other beneficial effects that should not be underestimated. However, in the case of Parkinson’s it is possible for the symptoms to get worse if CBD is taken in large quantities, in very high doses. Therefore you must strictly adhere to the recommended dose, which is also the curative one.
- CBD sexual effects
CBD has many beneficial effects on the sexual sphere, and can be used to revive eros with your partner. There are no known side effects of CBD in this area, quite the opposite.
- Smoking CBD: Contraindications
The contraindications of CBD smoking can be covered by the general indications given in this article.
- CBD: side effects in general
As we have seen, the side effects of CBD are few and contained, and very controllable by paying attention to the doses that are taken. CBD is a substance that has many beneficial effects and very few contraindications, among these we have seen dry mouth, low blood pressure, fatigue, dizziness, increased (or even, sometimes) decreased appetite. . For most of these effects just reduce the dose of cannabidiol, wait a few days and the negative effects will disappear. In any case, the side effects are amply compensated by the much more relevant positive effects attributable to CBD. Some wonder if the application of creams (ie topical products) containing CBD can have side effects of some kind; if a person has particularly sensitive skin or is allergic to any of the ingredients contained in the preparation, it can happen that the skin becomes irritated or itchy. In these cases it is necessary to proceed as with any other new cream to be applied to the skin: first “test” it on a small portion of the skin, see how it reacts and only then apply it on larger portions of skin.
- What happens with the side effects of CBD? Do they vanish altogether?
People also wonder, of course, whether the side effects of CBD persist for a long time in the body or disappear completely. The answer is: if CBD oil (as usual) takes a long time to unfold its effects in the body, then even the potential negative effects will take very little time to dissipate. In fact, any side effects of CBD will fade away in just a few hours. Therefore, you can rest assured and, for greater safety, choose products with high quality CBD.