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Men's Health and CBD

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Being in tune with your body and taking a proactive approach to your health is important in creating and maintaining overall wellness. However, our health often takes a toll and goes neglected as life challenges and stressors come into play. According to a survey conducted on men and their health habits, 53 percent said  their health isn't something they talk about, and 60 percent said they only go to a physician after a symptom or problem becomes unbearable. 

Overall wellness can incorporate many facets including emotional, mental, and physical well-being. The ability to bring balance to these components is key in creating and maintaining a healthier lifestyle. This is where cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD, comes in. CBD is one of the main cannabinoids found in cannabis and hemp plants. CBD works with the body’s endocannabinoid system, which is responsible for regulating the cardiovascular system, pain, memory, mood, appetite, stress, sleep, metabolism, immune , and reproductive functions. 

Cardiovascular Wellness and CBD 

The American Society for Clinical Investigation recently published research indicating CBD may be effective in lowering blood pressure. CBD assists in decreasing stress which ultimately could lead to a decrease in blood pressure. Research also found CBD to be potentially useful in young adults to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in later years by encouraging the reduction of vascular tension, which is the swelling of blood vessels which can increase blood pressure and cause damage to the artery walls. 

Dermatological Wellness and CBD

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Research estimates that non-melanoma skin cancer, including basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, affects more than 3 million Americans a year and men are twice as likely as women to develop it, especially after age 50. This higher risk is likely related to more frequent sun exposure and fewer visits to the doctor. CBD helps to protect your skin from natural elements like free radicals and ultraviolet rays. Studies suggest that the anti-inflammatory properties of CBD are vital in improving sun protection and reducing the occurrence of sunburns while protecting essential proteins like keratin.

Sleeplessness and Stress           

Chronic stress is on the rise which can hinder the ability to function normally. We don’t always give ourselves a chance to unwind and release the tension from daily stressors. Chronic stress can lead to serious physical and mental health conditions as well as prolonged sleeplessness. The endocannabinoid system impacts anxiety and depression and plays a role in regulating emotions. Early research shows that low levels of certain endocannabinoids can cause anxiety and depression, and increasing them can produce opposite results. Therefore, CBD may help support the body’s endocannabinoid levels and help increase overall wellness. In addition, they may help reduce overall stress which can help you fall and stay asleep.

Taking preventative measures to help your physical and mental well-being is an important first step in enhancing your wellness.  Make sure to discuss any concerns or questions with your doctor before adding or altering your routine. If you are interested in purchasing cannabis products, visit our website at shopcbdkratom.com and receive free shipping on orders of $35 or more. 


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