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CBD and pain

Can CBD help reduce pain and inflammation? Many people believe so. In fact, out of the 62 per cent of people who use CBD to help a medical condition, most of them use it to manage chronic pain, arthritis and joint pain. Over 42 million Americans are now taking CBD…

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CBD for inflammation

We've all experienced inflammation at some point - it's a natural process which protects and heals the human body. However, when it comes to looking after something as complex as the physical body, it isn't perfect and can cause plenty of problems when it isn't working correctly. This is why…

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CBD for gym workouts

Is CBD good for sports performance? The answer is yes and surprisingly this cannabis extract, CBD or cannabidiol to give it its full name, is permitted by the olympic committee's World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for use by professional athletes. There is strong evidence it can aid sports preparation, performance and…

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In combat sports like MMA, wrestling, boxing, judo and Thai boxing, many combat athletes have, and continue to experiment, with the use of cannabinoids for sleep and recovery, pain management and even controlling performance anxiety and improving mental focus.

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CBD and football

Many find that CBD can help people both get on their game and recover after a touch football match. Why is it that a plant known for getting people 'high' and about as far from a high-performance state as possible, is now being increasingly used by athletes across a wide…

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how cbd for rugby boosts performance and recovery

How is it possible that the same organic compounds found in the cannabis plant, a plant associated with recreational drug use and effects far removed from performance, is not only safe under anti-doping guidelines but might also be of benefit for a sport as physically demanding as rugby. Well CBD…

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