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Cannabidiol (CBD) is found in both hemp and cannaabis plants and is used as a phytocannabinoid (external source of CBD). CBD has been found helpful in treating a variety of disorders; inflammation, pain, GI issues, autoimmune disease, insomnia, anxiety, depression, etc. CBD naturally connects with the body's CB receptors in the brain and body. Everyone (all vertebral species) has CB1 and CB2 receptors which are part of the homeostasis system which in large part regulated by the Endo-Cannabinoid System or ECS (endo meaning inside the body). The ECS helps maintain balance especially when people endure both mental and physical stress. When CBD from plants – phytocannabinoids are ingested they act as messengers connecting with CB receptors and activate the cells to relieve pain, anxiety, depression, inflammation, etc. When the brain and body are undergoing excess stress it can be difficult to regulate homeostasis and the production of the internal CBD messengers is diminished which is one reason external sources of CBD can be beneficial in healing.
NCCAOM Class: Clinical Uses of Cannabidiol (CBD) for integrated Health - Level 1
Increase your knowledge of Cannabidiol (CBD) products and how to apply them in your practice. Learn how to incorporate CBD products into your clinical practice. Understand the difference between THC, CBD, Hemp, Cannabis, herbal quality, legalities, interactions, side effects, dosing parameters, etc. As awareness and popularity of CBD continues to increase it's important to attain a solid understanding of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) as well as the exogenous cannabindoids along with the "Entourage Effect" and how it enables the body and brain to heal.
NCCAOM Class: Clinical Uses of Cannabidiol (CBD) for integrated Health - Level 2
Increase your knowledge of Cannabidiol (CBD) products and how to apply them in your practice. Learn how to incorporate CBD products into your clinical practice. Understand how to prescribe CBD products with specific dosage guidelines, side effects and interactions. The class will cover some of the most common medical issues including: mental illness and imbalances, arthritis, muscle pain, orthopedic injuries, headaches, digestive issues, etc. as well as pregnancy safety and pediatrics.
NCCAOM Class: Clinical Uses of Cannabidiol (CBD) for integrated Health - Level 3