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CBD and Cancer
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of many cannabinoids that can be found in hemp and marijuana, two types of cannabis plants. CBD may help people with cancer manage some symptoms of the disease, as well as side effects of treatment.
Scientists are also looking into how CBD could aid cancer treatment, but more research is needed before any conclusions can be made. There’s solid evidence supporting the idea that cannabinoids can reduce tumor growth in animal models of cancer. CBD may also enhance uptake or increase the potencyTrusted Source of certain drugs used to treat cancer.
Cannabis, or marijuana, has enough tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to get you high, but hemp does not. CBD is considered psychoactive, but it’s non-impairing and non-euphoric — unlike THC.
Christina was diagnosed with endometrial cancer due to Lynch Syndrome at age 33,. A few months later, she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer.
After enduring 18 months of treatment, she was deemed Cancer free.
After a few years of enduring long term treatment side effects, she decided, under the guidance of her oncologist, to stop her aromatase inhibitor — some side effects she thought she had to endure — Hot flashes, headache, trouble sleeping, dizziness, stomach upset, nausea/vomiting, constipation, weight gain, tiredness/weakness, joint pain, etc.
Then took the leap to try CBD and wow!! It has helped with hot flashes, sleep disturbance, joint pain, etc.
Christina is thrilled to be back to working out, yoga and stand up paddling !!