The Hemp-Derived CBD Option for ADD and ADHDIf you’ve already gone online and done the research, you have discovered that the whole plant cannabinoids in marijuana are a safe and potentially very effective method of treating ADD/ADHD. But the vast majority of ADHD patients simply do not have access to Marijuana because of the fact THC is psychoactive. And for parents of ADHD children, even if they do, administering it to their child could have serious consequences in terms of legal action instigated by schools.
Enter Hemp-Based ExtractsIndustrial hemp concentrates extracted from cannabis sativa plants, the stalks to be specific, only contain small amounts of THC – meaning they are non-psychoactive so they can’t get you “stoned." Instead, the hemp products are high in CBD.
- CBD has been demonstrated in medical studies to reduce cortisol levels in the brain which naturally cause an increase in dopamine levels. THC does this as well, but in a psychoactive way.
- CBD is non-toxic, so you can’t overdose on it, it’s non-psychoactive, and non-habit forming or addictive.
- In established studies CBD helps to normalize social behavior. In human terms, countless people claim it helps them with social anxiety.
- CBD is the plant substance that’s primarily responsible for the many wonders we’re seeing across the country. Hemp provides the same terpenes and cannabinoids that the marijuana plant provide, just in a different way.
- Searching for a Neurobiological Basis for Self-Medication Theory in ADHD Comorbid With Substance Use Disorders
- Childhood and current ADHD symptom dimensions are associated with more severe cannabis outcomes in college students
- CBD and clozapine reverse MK-801-induced deficits in social interaction and hyperactivity in Sprague-Dawley rats
- Subtypes of ADHD and cannabis use
- Fitness to drive in spite (because) of THC
- Oral delta 9-THC improved refractory Gilles de la Tourette syndrome in an adolescent by increasing intracortical inhibition