I’ll preface this post by saying, I am not a doctor nor do I have any sort of certification in the health world. I do however love sharing what helps my family and I feel our best.
My husband has Crohn’s Disease and has dealt with it since diagnosed at 17. He’s been on all sorts of medications and steroids, eliminated certain food and drinks from his diet and really watches his stress levels.
He saw a HUGE change in his overall health this past year when he added CBD. First and foremost, for the love of all things, IT DOES NOT GET YOU HIGH. There is no THC in CBD, it is NOT the same thing as “pot or weed” as most of us know it.
I’m still “new” to CBD, but I wanted to document n
It does not have to be smoked. You can use a vape pen, or a tincture or it can be an edible like these gummies.
The gummies my husband buys from a local CBDepot here in town. They do taste yummy, but I don’t love the extra chemicals…
My husband was so kind and saved these for me to share, if you’re into visuals like this:
I know this is a bit blurry, but it explains how CBD can effectively work in our bodies.
I personally like this oil from Thoughtcloud, which I’ve seen others post about as well. The quality is great and it’s super effective. I started with this 750 mg bottle and just did a little drop under my tongue before bed each night. I slept like a rock!! I also noticed that my moods were a little more stable and the biggest difference for me was that typically the week before my period I was a MESS. I’m talking, crying, angry, frustrated, hating the world, everything felt like it was crashing down on me. I was making mountains out of mole hills and feeling like I couldn’t breathe. I really rely on holistic approaches, not that I’m against doctors and modern meds, but nothing that I was doing seemed to help. I was getting ready to bring up my issue as possible PMDD at my next OB appointment because of how badly I was feeling.
Since adding this, I have felt SO much better. It does take awhile (I’d say a few weeks for me) to start seeing a significant change. It’s not a quick fix, nor can you feel an immediate effect if you’re super overwhelmed or feeling a bit out of control.
I upgraded to the bigger bottle last time so that it would last me longer.
Does it make you sleepy?
I have taken it during the day and have had zero effects of feeling lazy, tired or unable to function. If anything, it has helped me focus and get whatever I was trying to accomplish, done. I have even had really great workouts because of it! You will not wake up groggy from taking it the night before either.
My husband and I have nothing but rave reviews about CBD oil.
If you are interested, use this link to checkout Thoughtcloud! They are constantly running sales and promotions on their products. I only wish I had started taking the oil sooner! Any of my friends who have tried it also have seen great improvements in their ability to sleep, better moods and less anxiety. It is the FIRST thing I now recommend to people, along with Acupuncture, eating clean & healthy foods as well as exercise and rest.
Feel free to ask me any questions and I will do my best to answer you honestly, as always!