For those of you who don’t know me, let me start by saying I’m a bipolar insomniac with a host of medical issues. For as many years as I can remember I have been pumped up with so many pharmaceuticals I was a zombie. Laughed a bit, didn’t cry. No highs, some lows. No creativity. The meds I took are the reason I stopped blogging. Wonder why I’m back? It’s because I’m off most of them because of CBD.
Let me start this by saying I am not a doctor. All of the information in this article is based off of first hand knowledge combined with research and my personal experience. I can not treat or diagnose and I advise you to do your own research and consult your doctor before trying this product for yourself.
A few months back I got very sick and I was put on blood thinners and they totally messed me up psychologically. I was forced off of almost all my medications and in that time I started doing research on the benefits of CBD. I researched blogs and PubMed articles as well as found some Facebook groups that were very helpful.
I knew I needed help but I really didn’t want to go back on all my medications so I asked my psychaitrist if CBD was an option. She said she didn’t have prior knowledge in the field but I can feel free to explore that area.
I’m going to skip the small stuff and just tell you what worked for me. I take CBD from CBDMD.com (not going to link to it because I am going to link you to a page that has coupon codes for all reputable CBD manufacturers), a triple calm magnesium from Amazon (HIGHLY recommend, read the reviews), a B supplement with l-theanine (Again, read the reviews, it’s a kid vitamin but it works great. As a bonus, vitamin B1 keeps mosquitoes from biting you), fish oil (any brand will do), and l-theanine as its own suppliment. Please take the time to read the reviews and follow the dosage guidelines.
CBD DOSAGE – How does dosing work and what dosage should I start with? This dosing guide provides tips for how much CBD to take and how to find your optimal dosage level: https://cbdoilusers.com/cbd-oil-drops-dosage-calculator/ Follow these guidelines as almost everything I have read from this site is spot on with treatment.
I am now completely off antidepressants, take half my bipolar medications, and 75% fewer sleeping pills. CBD is beneficial for almost every type of ailment ranging from ADHD to Bipolar to pain. I can’t speak for pain relief as I use it purely for psychological reasons.
Is CBD oil legal? Hemp-derived CBD oil products were legalized at the federal level in the U.S. with the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill. The laws governing CBD oil can be inconsistent at the state and local levels. I am not able to give legal advice. If you are concerned about the legality of any product, please review the laws applicable for your state and/or consult an attorney. This website may also be a good resource regarding legalities: http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/state-medical-marijuana-laws.aspx
There is a possibility you will fail a drug test when using CBD as while it can not get you high there is a trace amount of THC that could result in a failed test. My doctor tests me regularly and she said she is so pleased with my results she doesn’t care if I happen to fail one. Take this into consideration when applying for a job.
TAKEN FROM THE CBD WEBSITE I USE –
Our list of most recommended brands is here on our group website: https://cbdoilusers.com/best-cbd-oil/
Coupon codes for most major CBD brands are here: https://cbdoilusers.com/cbd-oil-promo-codes/
Reviews of major CBD oil brands are here: https://cbdoilusers.com/cbd-oil-user-reviews/
Some companies offer discounts for military veterans, individuals on long-term disability and low-income individuals: https://cbdoilusers.com/best-cbd-oil-assistance-programs/
A few CBD companies will also give you a medical discount with proof of disability. I currently get 40% off CBDMD and 60% off at Lazarus. Lazarus is the easier site to get approval from. I believe you can subscribe to the site above and get coupon codes emailed or simply bookmark the link for future use. They have substantial savings around holiday times throughout the year.
What I think can not be stressed enough is DO NOT BUY CBD FROM A FACEBOOK FRIEND OR MLM. You need to make sure your CBD is triple sourced and the company can provide the testing results. I would go off the link I listed above for reviews and recommendations. I could write a whole article on why you need to stay away from Hempworx.
CBD is in my mind nearly a cure-all for almost every ailment out there, especially mental disorders. The best advice I can give you is for you to join the Facebook group and utilize the search function. There really isn’t a need for you to post a question. Use keywords pertaining to your ailment or question and I guarantee you will find multiple discussions on brands, dosing, treatment, and results. Before starting any new treatment be sure to speak with your doctor. Questions? Please feel free to leave a comment and I will do my best to answer or I can point you in the right direction.