CBD and Cholesterol: Everything You Need to Know.
Cholesterol, a type of wax-like fatty acid, found in almost all cells of your body. Required to generate hormones (like testosterone and estrogen), Vitamin D, and aid your digestive system (by producing bile), it is also responsible for several critical bodily functions, like metabolic processes in the brain. This organic compound, produced by the liver, can be found in food items as well. For instance, meat, eggs, milk, and cheese! However, cholesterol through food intake should remain withing control, if we are to lead a healthy life. Since cholesterol does not mix with our blood, our body breaks it down to smaller particles, known as lipoproteins for easy transportation through the body. A massive build-up of cholesterol can clog up your blood vessels, causing strain on your heart. People, suffering from high cholesterol must be well aware of all the difficulties faced by them in regular life. While conventional methods of treatment and pharmaceutical medications can help you, they come with more cons than pros. That is why a lot of people look for alternative methods of treating this condition, especially naturopathy. Among such natural treatments, CBD, a cannabis-derived chemical compound, is fast gaining popularity among patients. As for managing issues relating to high blood cholesterol, it has been seen to regulate lipid uptake in humans, and indirectly influence endocannabinoid receptors (CB2, 5HT1A) that maintain blood pressure and cholesterol levels in the body. Besides, stress and anxiety are often known for aggravating physical anomalies, like heightened cholesterol levels. CBD can…
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