Cannabidiol For Sleep: Improve Your Slumber with CBD

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Finding a good night’s sleep is something we all seek to accomplish. Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders in the world, and it impacts certain age groups different. One of the most highly impacted: senior citizens. In fact, up to 48% of older adults suffer from symptoms of insomnia according to the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Insomnia and restlessness can come in a variety of forms, from not being able to fall asleep, waking constantly or being unable to fall back asleep. So, is there something seniors can do to help aid in a good night’s sleep? Say hello to CBD.

What is Cannabidiol?

CBD is short for cannabidiol, a chemical compound found in cannabis and hemp plants. It is a naturally occurring compound that can be used in products like oils and tinctures, edibles and gummies, capsules, lotions and salves. Unlike its possibly better known cousin THC, the major active ingredient in marijuana, CBD is not psychoactive. While CBD is an essential component in medical marijuana which can similarly aid in sleep, it is derived from a hemp plant. This means CBD is a component of marijuana, but it alone does not get you high.

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Dr. Igor’s Easy Baked Salmon with Roasted Castelvetrano Olives Recipe

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Honey Dijon Mustard Mayo & Dill Sauce Glazed Whole Salmon Filet served with Hemp Oil Roasted Castelvetrano Olives, Crispy Brussel Sprouts & Sautéed Asparagus, and a dash of Citrus


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The Ultimate Guide to CBD and Seniors for Weight Loss

With each passing birthday, it feels like your jeans are suddenly a bit tighter. No matter what you try to do, it seems impossible to combat age-related weight gain. Whether you are in your 50s or 80s, age-related weight gain can be a major problem. If you start gaining just a pound a year when you are 50 years old, you will end up weighing 30 pounds more by the time you turn 80.

From the ages of 29 to 39, women gain an average of 7 pounds. During the same time period, men gain an average of 15 pounds. Unfortunately, it is harder for people to lose weight in their 30s and 40s. By the time you get to call yourself a senior, you probably have a dozen pounds or more that you want to get rid of.

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