Published on: 11/17/18
Does CBD Help you Sleep?
This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions regarding CBD and sleep. However, the answer to most of the questions regarding CBD, is that CBD effects people in different ways. Not everyone will have the same result. But CBD is known to have a calming and relaxing effect and is known to help with feelings of anxiety, which can be associated with sleep disruption.
Sleep-related disorders CBD can potentially help with:
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Does CBD Make you Drowsy?
Well, this one is up for debate. CBD is thought to be effective in helping with the symptoms of insomnia and sleep disorders, However, everyone does react differently to its effects and it may depend on whether you use the raw or decarboxylated versions of CBD.
Some people say the the de-carb version helps them sleep more that the raw version, which has been reported to help keep you more alert, but then again some others say it has the opposite effect.
Using CBD for sleep could be effective in helping ease your feelings of anxiety and stress.
CBD works by creating homeostasis in the body (balance). Instead of helping relieve sleep disorder symptoms, CBD has the potential to help the root cause of the sleep issue.
Most sleep disorders can be attributed to stress, depression, pain and anxiety.
CBD has to potential to help with all of these symptoms, by creating balance in your endocannabinoid system and its analgesic effects. Studies show that CBD has the ability to interact with your CB1 and CB2 receptors, helping improve cognitive functions and brain responses.
Does CBD Work for Pain and Sleep?
If you are finding it a challenge to get off to sleep, it could also mean you are a chronic pain sufferer too, CBD does have the potential to fight pain as it has an analgesic effect when it interacts with your endocannabinoid system. But, everyone's pain symptoms may vary in strength and intensity, so the effects felt may also too.
The potential effects of CBD for pain and sleep
- Reduce anxiety
- Calming effect
- Pain relief
- Improve REM sleep abnormalities
What Types Symptoms can CBD for Pain and Sleep Help with?
If you are considering taking CBD for pain symptoms in order to be able to get a better nights sleep, you may also wonder if CBD can help with your specific pain symptoms. Research has shown that CBD has the potential to help with conditions related to chronic pain, such as;
- MS (multiple sclerosis)
- Joint pain, including back pain
- Headaches and Migraines
- Pain related to Cancer
What is the Right CBD Dosage for Sleep?
There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to taking CBD for sleep. Everyone reacts to it differently, and depending on your symptoms, the strength you will need will also vary. We recommend that you try the up-titration method, and start low and go slow. You may also notice from our Trustpilot reviews that the methods of taking CBD for sleep may also vary too.
Some prefer the oil drops that work quickly, when taken sublingually, but can have a strong taste. And others prefer the capsules that have no taste but may take longer for the effects to be felt. For customers who experience more severe pain symptoms, higher strength extracts are often preferred.
Disclaimer: Views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of Endoca and its staff. This article is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or cure. Endoca CBD products have not been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).