CBD Sport

Cannabidiol (CBD) and sport

Whether it’s a training plan or optimised nutrition – athletes use various strategies to improve their physical performance and achieve training goals. CBD is also increasingly coming into focus: cannabidiol (CBD) has anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving and neuroprotective effects and can support the healing process of sports injuries. Athletes can also benefit from anxiety-relieving and sleep-promoting effects […]

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cannabinoids

The most important cannabinoids (THC, CBD, CBC, CBG, CBN) and their therapeutic effects

There are over 100 different phytocannabinoids in the cannabis plant that interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). The best known is the psychotropic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), while cannabidiol (CBD) is the most common non-intoxicating cannabinoid. In addition, among the numerous phytocannabinoids, cannabichromene (CBC), cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabinol (CBN) have important therapeutic effects. The chemical structure […]

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Crohn’s disease and medicinal cannabis

Crohn’s disease (MC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can affect the entire digestive tract. The disease brings severe, cramping abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Sufferers often lose their appetite, which leads to reduced performance and quality of life. The suffering caused by Crohn’s disease is usually enormous. Many patients with IBD already use […]

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huntington

Chorea Huntington and medical cannabis

The neurodegenerative disease Chorea Huntington is relatively rare, with five to ten cases per 100,000 people in Europe. Although medical cannabis cannot cure the disease, it can alleviate various symptoms such as movement disorders. Chorea Huntington is a hereditary disease. The gene responsible for the disease is located on the arm of chromosome 4, which […]

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epidermolysis

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and medical cannabis

The rare skin disease epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is characterized by unusual blistering of the skin. Children with EB are called “butterfly children” because the skin is as delicate and fragile as a butterfly wing. Only about two to three out of 100,000 people are affected by the disease. The cause is hereditary, the genes that […]

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endometriosis

Endometriosis and the endocannabinoid system

Endometriosis – this means for the affected women severe pain and abdominal cramps, painful periods and pain during sexual intercourse. The disease is very stressful and often leads to other complaints such as insomnia and depressive moods. Can cannabis help as a medicine? Endometriosis – what is it? According to estimates two to ten percent […]

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