Another thing to think about is CBD edibles for pain. The great thing about the effects of CBD edibles is that they are long-lasting. Unlike vaping which takes effect almost immediately, or tinctures which act quite quickly, edibles take a little while to kick in. And when they do, the effects are there to stay for a good amount of time. CBD is thought to have potent anti-inflammatory properties which are why it works so well to manage pain. However, if you are after a more quick-acting effect to relieve pain, then you might want to opt for another form of CBD rather than edibles.
So how does it work? Scientists are still working out the details of how CBD works to calm the mind, though it seems that its effects on serotonin and glutamate production are part of that equation. This comprehensive 2015 review of scientific literature on CBD as a potential treatment for anxiety concluded that CBD has considerable potential and strongly recommended further study.
All available evidence indicates that long term use of PurCBD+ causes no side effects; however, PurCBD+ has only truly been available for pets for a couple years. The most common reason our customers cite for using CBD is to replace prescription drugs that have a known history of long term side effects. Always consult your veterinarian and use our dosing chart/schedule to coordinate the use of dietary supplements like PurCBD with prescription medications.
In terms of sleep, it stands to reason that a less anxious animal is going to be more ready to fall asleep than a hyper-vigilant one. Additionally, though, there’s evidence that CBD, in its interaction with the endocannabinoid system, can help establish and maintain a healthy sleep/wake cycle — which is what tells both humans and animals when to feel sleepy and when to be awake.