Is CBD Oil safe for Adrenal Fatigue and how does it compare to Medical Marijuana?
Overall CBD Oil and Adrenal Fatigue are a good combo. Dr. Lam, a well-known expert on Adrenal Fatigue, wrote a quite informative 3-part article that clarifies the effects of Medical Marijuana, THC, and CBD Oil on Adrenal Fatigue. Here’s the 3-part article about THC, CBD and Adrenal Fatigue below and what each part covers:
The first part he differentiates Medical Marijuana from CBD and basically Medical Marijuana includes THC and CBD from the plant. THC gets one high whereas CBD does not get one high and is the part of medical marijuana that heals. Therefore, CBD and medical marijuana can both help treat Adrenal Fatigue and other conditions. The type of CBD Oil that does not have any THC is called CBD Hemp Oil and comes from hemp seeds and can be given to all ages:
Health Impact and Usage Guide: Medical Cannabis, THC, Cannabidiol, and Hemp Part 1
Part 2 concerns Hemp and hemp is a type of cannabis plant but very low in THC which means does not get one high at all. It’s impossible. Dr. Lam talks about the benefits of CBD Hemp. He clarifies the good things about Medical Marijuana and some of the bad and why it may not be the best choice for Adrenal Fatigue sufferers as for example THC can increase your cortisol level. He also discloses just how Medical Marijuana, CBD and THC effect the body:
Health Impact and Usage Guide: Medical Cannabis, THC, Cannabidiol, and Hemp Part 2
The last part, Part 3, covers what THC does to cortisol…it increases cortisol levels and decreases thyroid functioning as well. In contrast, CBD decreases the cortisol levels and has other positive effects on the body. But Medical Marijuana has some positive effects on the body too but best if it had low THC and high CBD. Thus CBD seems to be most beneficial…:
Health Impact and Usage Guide: Medical Cannabis, THC, Cannabidiol, and Hemp Part 3