Why Athletes Are Ditching Ibuprofen for CBD | Outside Online

“Marijuana has long been considered an alternative pain medication, with THC, the principle psychoactive compound in the plant, getting most of the attention. CBD is another active component and could offer some of the same medical benefits (anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, analgesic), but without the side effect of getting high. CBD interacts with serotonin and vanilloid receptors in the brain, which affect mood and the perception of pain. It also has antioxidant properties.”

Graham Averill. “Why Athletes Are Ditching Ibuprofen for CBD.” Outside. April 20, 2018.

If you don’t live in Idaho, South Dakota, Nebraska, or Kansas, you could try Amazon to see if it works for you.

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