CBD for Congestive Heart Failure
Countless research studies have attested to the many potential health benefits of cannabidiol, but what about CBD for congestive heart failure? Might this natural plant compound be able to help?
Congestive heart failure occurs when the heart fails to pump blood around the body correctly, or efficiently. This causes a shortage of oxygen and nutrient delivery to the cells of the body, and ultimately leads to symptoms that can have a profound impact on the patient’s quality of life.
There are a number of causes thought to play a role in the development of heart failure, which include genetics, medical conditions, and lifestyle factors.
Are there any potential benefits to taking CBD for congestive heart failure?
There is no current, specific research on CBD for congestive heart failure. Despite this, CBD remains a compound of interest to scientists working in the field of cardiovascular medicine research.
Current studies and ideas surrounding CBD for congestive heart failure and other heart disease conditions suggest that CBD may help to reduce or prevent the risk factors that eventually lead to the development of cardiovascular disease, and finally chronic heart failure, such as high blood pressure.
An example of one such study was one conducted on rats, where CBD was given to the subjects and was measured to be effective in lowering both blood pressure and heart rates in these animals, after they were exposed to a stressful situation.
A subsequent study that was conducted on humans demonstrated that a single dose of cannabidiol was effective in reducing blood pressure in healthy volunteers, in response to induced stress.
Another way CBD for congestive heart failure may help, is by reducing cholesterol. CBD has well-described anti-inflammatory properties; in animal studies, CBD has been show to increase HDL (high density lipoprotein, ‘good’ cholesterol) and reduce LDL (low density lipoprotein, ‘bad’ cholesterol).
The anti-inflammatory properties of the compound themselves may also make CBD for congestive heart failure beneficial, as heart disease is associated with general inflammation. Inflamed blood vessels make it more difficult for the heart to pump blood around the body. CBD may have a direct effect on relaxing the blood vessels easing the strain on the heart, and potentially preventing heart failure.
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The information that is described in this blog, entitled ‘CBD for Congestive Heart Failure’ is intended to be used for informational purposes only. This blog does not intend to diagnose or treat any type of health condition or illness. It should not be taken as general or medical advice, and does not replace the opinion of a qualified healthcare professional. Transcending Organics always recommends that customers consult with their trusted doctor or family practitioner for an accurate diagnosis of their condition.
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