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  • Writer's pictureArabella Iglesias

CBD Oil for ADHD Treatment

The Benefits of Cannabis Use for ADHD Patients

Attention deficit disorder, also known as ADHD, is a neurological disorder that makes up 5% of diagnoses in the USA alone.

ADHD is a condition in which children and adults have difficulty controlling attention, hyperactivity, impulsive behavior, and following directions.

People with ADHD have trouble focusing on one task for a long time and often behave without thinking.

Statistics indicate that 4 to 5% of children have ADHD, 1 in 10 adults are thought to have ADHD, and 2 to 3% of adults have ADHD.

Many of our customers are adults, but this article is mainly for those with ADHD.

CBD is known to have calming effects, but the exact reason for this is still not known.

Studies have shown that it has anti-anxiety effects as benzodiazepines do. Still, there is no evidence that CBD can cause the same side effects.

CBD is known to increase dopamine, an infamous and brain chemical, in the brains of those using it.

Dopamine is known to create a feeling of well-being. Therefore, if you are struggling with ADHD, your brain may be lacking dopamine.

Thus, when you ingest CBD, it increases the amount of dopamine in your brain, and your ADHD symptoms become less critical.

CBD is also known to increase serotonin, a brain chemical known to contribute to feelings of well-being.

Again, people with ADHD may be experiencing low serotonin levels, which leads to low motivation and high anxiety.

Cannabinoids: Understanding the Difference Between THC and CBD

Cannabinoids are the compounds that are responsible for the recreational and medicinal effects of Cannabis.

They can be described as a natural and biologically active compounds formed by Cannabis. Cannabinoids can affect our mood and behavior. They can either lift or lower our spirits depending on them.

There are 113 different cannabinoids and over 400 different types of terpenes found in Cannabis.

Cannabinoids include various compounds like THC, CBN, CBC, CBG, and CBD; also known as Cannabidiol.

Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive compound. CBD can be found in cannabis seeds, leaves, flowers, and resin. It is also found in high amounts in industrial hemp.

CBD has been found to have numerous medical and therapeutic properties. It is thought to have anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, anti-epilepsy, and anti-psychotic effects.

These results have been seen in research. However, more research is needed to determine all of CBD's effects on the human body.

CBD has been used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.

THC is the compound responsible for the psychoactive effect of Cannabis. THC is the acronym for tetrahydrocannabinol. It can also be found in hemp seeds.

What is CBD Oil?

CBD oil comes from Cannabis Sativa (a common hemp plant), a concentrated cannabinoid.

CBD (Cannabidiol) is the chemical compound of the hemp plant.

CBD has no psychoactive effects whatsoever, which means that you cannot get high from using it. CBD is believed to help with pain relief, stress relief, and anxiety.

CBD oil is also beneficial to people with epilepsy and other conditions where they have seizures.

CBD oil has been used medicinally for thousands of years. It started in China and eventually made its way to Western medicine. However, CBD is being used mainly for pain management, and it has been shown to help in this way.

Although CBD is relatively new in Europe, it is already pervasive in the US (although this could change soon).

CBD oil is extracted from cannabis plants and is a mixture of the chemical compounds obtained from the plant.

The CBD oil is natural and is extracted from the hemp plant in a lot of cases. The CBD oil extraction process is very tedious, and the DEA is still looking into the legality in the United States.

The CBD extraction process

The CBD oil is extracted from the cannabis plant using hexane, ethanol, or carbon dioxide. All of these result in a thin oil that is rich in the compound CBD.

The CBD oil is not THC-free. This means that there is still some amount of THC in the oil. THC is the component that causes psychoactive effects.

Depending on the extraction process, the CBD oil will contain different concentrations of the compound CBD. The CBD concentration will determine the effectiveness of the CBD oil.

The higher the concentration, the stronger the CBD oil will be.

The CBD concentration often depends on what part of the plant is used to make the oil. If the plant is organically grown, more nutrients are extracted in the extraction process.