CBD for Anemia

CBD for Anemia

There are over 3 million people affected by anemia each year in the US.  It can lead to reduced oxygen flow to the body’s organs.  There are over 400 types of anemia that are divided into 3 groups: anemia caused by blood loss, anemia caused by decreased or faulty red blood cell production, and anemia caused by destruction of red blood cells.

Symptoms may include fatigue, skin pallor, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, dizziness, cold hands and feet, or a fast heartbeat.  Treatments include iron supplements to help with iron deficiency, vitamin B supplements for low vitamin levels, blood transfusions for blood loss, bone marrow transplants, painkillers, antibiotics, and surgery.

One of the worst types of anemia is sickle cell anemia.  Sickle cell anemia is when the cells die early, leaving a shortage of healthy red blood cells and can block blood flow causing pain (sickle cell crisis).  Symptoms of sickle cell anemia include infection, pain, and fatigue. Treatments for sickle cell anemia include medications, blood transfusions, and bone-marrow transplants.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive compound derived from the hemp plant known for its potential therapeutic effects.  CBD administration suppressed irregular heartbeat caused by ischemia-induced heart arrhythmias (inadequate blood supply in the heart).  Thus, CBD provides the heart with protection. CBD’s benefits for anemia is for the alleviation of the symptoms linked to anemia.

CBD possesses incredible medicinal properties such as anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, pain relieving, and antipsychotic properties which can be really helpful in reducing the symptoms of anemia. Weakness, stress, headache, low stamina, reduced concentration are some common symptoms of anemia.

CBD oil by acting on the ECS can help in fighting such symptoms. Eidon Minerals Iron Liquid Concentrate and Good Life Blood Pressure Support capsules are a healthy way to help balance the iron levels in the bloodstream.

Our AHS 750mg tincture can be taken sublingually to help alleviate any pain or discomfort you may feel.

Always consult your primary care physician before starting a new treatment.

Our team of specialists are always available to provide you with education and assist you with any questions regarding CBD.

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