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CBD Oil for Pets: Can You Give CBD to Cats and Dogs?

CBD or Cannabidiol has become a popular option for pain management in patients suffering from joint pain, arthritis and chronic pain. Of course, these conditions aren’t limited to humans. Like you, your cat or dog can also suffer from arthritis and joint pain as they grow older. Should you consider giving CBD to your pet then? Let’s take a look at the benefits of CBD oil for pets and whether it can cause any complications.

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The Stigma of Cannabis and Insomnia – Episode 36

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The stigmas of CBD are common, but what if we told you they are misconceptions. Those who are more familiar with CBD understand that CBD is safe to consume and CBD does not get people high. If you’re unfamiliar with CBD, listen as we identify and respond to popular stereotypes and misconceptions on CBD with the help of a pharmaceutical chemist, Scott Robertson who is the Laboratory Director for Atlantic Test Labs. While on the subject of squashing CBD stigmas, our weekly segment, Dr. G’s Corner with Dr. Ben Gonzalez, explains why CBD is a useful drug and shares studies of what happens when adults suffering from insomnia use CBD to treat sleep issues.

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Cancer, Bone Marrow Registry, and CBD’s Therapeutic Potential – Episode 34

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Cancer, Bone Marrow Registry, and CBD’s Therapeutic Potential - Episode 34
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This week’s episode shares Erik Sauer’s story. His life was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with Leukemia at 36. What he didn’t know was a stranger from Germany would be his bone marrow match and save his life. Now, he’s the founder of ThereGoesMyHero.org, a non-profit that provides support to those diagnosed with Leukemia and encourages others to join the donor registry. Unfortunately, when Erik was diagnosed in 2007, medical marijuana and CBD oil did not have the support it has today in alleviating the side effects from chemotherapy. Dr. Ben Gonzalez tells us of CBD’s therapeutic potential and recent studies showing its ability to modulate cancer cells.

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Can CBD Help Ease Addiction to Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco?

When it comes to overcoming drug addiction, the endocannabinoid system (ECS), is a double-edge sword. On one hand, it helps regulate homeostasis; when the body functions in a state of homeostasis, it is free of disease and working optimally. However, the ECS, as the Substance Abuse research says, has been shown to influence the acquisition and maintenance of drug-seeking behaviors, through its role in reward and brain plasticity.

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