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Can CBD help endometriosis?

As there is not yet a cure for endometriosis, women everywhere are looking for relief. We have recently been getting a lot of questions from women suffering with endometriosis asking if CBD can help the condition. At present, there has not been a lot of research carried out into CBD and endometriosis, however many women who suffer from the condition have found relief in using CBD oil. It is estimated that 1 in 10 women between the ages of 15 to 49 will be affected by endometriosis during their lifetime. This equates to around 176 million women worldwide. However, it is still one of the most misdiagnosed and least understood medical conditions. Below we’ll explain what exactly endometriosis is and...

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Which Celebrities are using CBD?

CBD just keeps on growing in popularity and it’s not just normal people like you and I who are using it, your favourite celebrities are too! Earlier this year CBD made its debut on the red carpet featuring in the Oscar’s goody bags.  The theme of the 2019 gift bags was self-care, hence why celebrities who attended received a variety of CBD infused products. However, there are many A-Listers who were using it before and after the Oscar’s. Here are just a few of the big names using CBD and why:   Kim Kardashian Kim has been promoting CBD on her Instagram for a while, and of course the sceptics were thinking it was just for the ‘ad’ money. However,...

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How can CBD help with mental health?

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act as well as helping determine how we handle stress, relate to others and make choices. Once seen as a stigma, mental health is now gaining more recognition. About 20% (1 in 4) of the population suffers from some sort of mental health disorder. This week (May 13th – May 19th) is Mental Health Awareness Week, a campaign which takes place around the UK every year to raise awareness around mental health problems affecting millions of people in the UK today. Here at Somnio CBD we recognise the importance of having a healthier mind as well as a healthy body. We want to help...

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How can CBD help athletes?

Which professional athletes use CBD? Bubba Watson Two times golf champion, Bubba Watson said that CBD helps sustain his career at the highest level. Watson recently celebrated his 40th birthday revealed that he uses the products to ease the rigors of playing golf and credits it for keeping him free of injury. Speaking to CNN, he said: “For me, it was about how I create longevity in the game of golf and spending time with my kids running around. CBD was easily a fit for me.” Andrew Tolansky Former pro cyclist Andrew Talansky spent seven years as a professional cyclist before he switched to triathlon. He was then using muscles he hadn’t used for years and said his body was ‘constantly...

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Can I take CBD with other medications?

As the popularity of CBD grows in people’s daily routine, so do the questions asked. Is CBD safe to take with other medications? We know CBD is safe to take alone, however it can potentially react with other medications taken. Can CBD interact with other drugs? Due to the nature of chemical compounds, virtually every substance, including CBD will interact with other substances. The way CBD is metabolised by your body can interfere with how your body normally metabolises other drugs you take. If drugs aren’t metabolised properly, they can stay in your system for longer than needed, which can cause negative side effects and complications. CBD can reduce or increase the effects of certain prescribed medications by interacting with...

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