Appetite & Cannabidiol: How Does CBD Impact Hunger & Weight?
No matter how much you may want to blame your ancestors for leaving us in this chaotic world, you can’t deny they had found some amazing natural ways to survive, combat diseases, and enjoy life. One such medium that helped them do it all was cannabis. From making clothes and ropes to soothing nerves and combating diseases, from improving immunity to simply giving you a great time – cannabis was a part of their lives! But with advancements in modern medicine and pharmaceutical products, cannabis was pushed aside as something evil. That is, until recently when research into its chemical composition brought to light the existence of some non-psychedelic compounds with unique behavior and pharmacokinetics. Most diseases have a specific impact on appetite. Moreover, with every medication we take, there is also a significant effect on our appetite and body weight. Any disease that makes you miserable may either make you lose your appetite or make you hungrier than usual. These may include anxiety, depression, diabetes mellitus Type II, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD), insulin resistance, cancer, etc. All these diseases adversely impact our appetite and weight. Then, there are the drugs. Medications, like steroids, can make you gain both appetite and weight. They affect your metabolism, influence how the body processes and stores fat, leading to a heightened appetite and weight gain. These cause additional fat deposits around the abdomen. Of course, there are many other prescription drugs, such as anti-cancer, anti-epileptic, and anti-depressants, etc. that lower your…
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