Stress. It’s a part of modern existence. It’s almost as if you’re no one unless you’re experiencing off the chart levels of stress in your life. And yet, stress is slowly killing us. It’s the common factor silently running through many life limiting illnesses. Everything from heart disease, depression, autoimmune disorders, and even cancer are thought to have chronic stress at their root.
Stress is one of the reasons many people give for using CBD, plant helps them relax at the end of a long day, aids sleep in cases of insomnia, and reduces anxiety levels.
Scientists suggest a functioning endocannabinoid system in the HPA axis and amygdala allows the body to cope with high stress levels, while disrupted ECS signalling can cause an inability to adapt to chronic stress.