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Should CBD Be Taken Daily?

Written by Dr. Leah Zachar

Most people who use CBD take it “PRN” – which is a medical term for “when needed”.  However, CBD offers some very important preventative benefits, and perhaps you should be taking CBD daily – just like a multivitamin.

CBD reduces your risk of osteoporosis, cardiac arrhythmias, damage to brain cells after a stroke, and even panic-attacks.

For all the reasons one might take CBD when needed, maybe one should instead take CBD daily, or on a regular basis to protect those very same problems from ever presenting themselves.

CBD has been shown to help heal bone fractures.  However, instead of waiting for the fracture to occur, it might make more sense to take CBD daily to prevent osteoporosis which is the main risk for bone fractures.

CBD reduces anxiety.  Instead of waiting for that panic attack to begin, it might be wiser to take CBD regularly to prevent that panic attack from ever presenting itself.

CBD treats depression. Instead of waiting for that overwhelming feeling of deep darkness to overwhelm you, perhaps taking CBD regularly would intuitively make more sense.

CBD treats addiction. Instead of waiting for the withdrawal symptoms to result in the compulsive need to smoke/drink/abuse opioids, perhaps taking CBD daily, or on a regular basis would be more logical.

Basically, CBD is a brain vitamin.  It replaces any deficiency of the body’s natural cannabinoids and as a result, stabilizes the brain.  In fact, CBD helps the brain in a very similar way to how a multivitamin helps the body.

Many people take multivitamins every day because they want to make sure they are getting all their daily requirements.  In the same way, taking CBD every day is a wise choice to make sure that the brain is benefiting from the necessary endocannabinoids it must have to function properly.

When the vitamin levels are low, a person  is at risk for anemia, fatigue, and a wide variety of infections.  When the endocannabinoid levels are low, one is at risk for developing depression, anxiety, insomnia, and even seizures.

If your daily regimen includes a multivitamin to protect the body, why not include a CBD agent to protect the brain?



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About the author

Dr. Leah Zachar

Dr. Leah Zachar, M.D. is a physician who worked for nearly thirty years in Internal Medicine.
She currently is a scientific adviser to CBD Testers. Dr. Zachar believes that there is much that medical cannabis, and cannabidiol in particular can offer to traditional medicine.