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Can Cbd Oil Irritate Stomach Lining
If I were to use CBD oil 3mg to help treat anxiety, would I have to worry about it showing up in a drug screening?
Drug screen tests look for THC components of cannabis. CBD is not a component that is tested for and it is not considered psychoactive.
Going to the next level - CBD isn't a cure for anxiety. What nutritional deficiency or life stressor is driving the problem? Fix it rather than mask the issue. ...Read more
I've recently been diagnosed with cervical cancer and a friend suggested I'd use Plus CBD oil. Is it worth it? Are there any side effects?
Discuss with Yr Onco: You're treating doctor should be informed before you go about doing anything with CBD oil. This is not a proven useful chemical...it is relatively new and is not medically proven to help anybody like yourself who has regular cancer(Cervix cancer) which should be treated with regular standard treatments ...Read more
Maybe: Both can cause hepatic (liver) impairment. So when combined, may make drug levels of each worse. There is not a lot of info yet on drug interactions for cannabidiol oil. So ask your psychiatrist before using it, or any other medication or supplement, including over the counter meds. See http://www.medicinalgenomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Bergamaschi_2011.pdf ...Read more
I take 100mg of atenolol. I have lots of anxiety. Can I use CBD oil and it won't interact with my atenolol?
No evidence yet: Be careful with CBD oil and anecdotal stories about it being a miracle drug or cure for anything. We don't know that yet and there is no research to back it up. Plus, we know even less about drug interactions. Use a strategy and technique instead of another agent to help your anxiety. ...Read more
Can the CBD oil currently available on Internet help control intractable epilepsy? How do you know what dose to use
CBD Oil is one of the 85 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It is a major phytocnnabinoid accounts for 40% of plants extract. It has been used in US for Davet's Syndrome under the brand name Epidiolex
Davet's Syndrome is a rare form of epilepsy which is difficult to treat and is also known as severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy is rare and intractable epilepsy and cbd oil may be good for ...Read more
My son has (mostly) absence seizures (for 10 yrs). Can't get him seizure free! Does anyone think the cbd oil wb a good option to try, or not?
Options for epilepsy: 3 new anti epileptic drugs came out last year: clobazam, ezogabine and (still awaiting dea schedule assignment) perampanel. Felbamate and vigabatrin are very useful hold-out drugs. Non-pharmacological options include epilepsy surgery (several procedures available), vagal nerve stimulator implantation, and ketogenic diet. Keep working with proven therapies, and good luck! ...Read more
Different states have different laws. Under federal law, it is illegal.
Weed is a psychoactive drug and will mess with your brain, legal or not.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
The internet says cbd oil is legal in all 50 states and helps with pain and anxiety. Is cbd oil legal?
Federal law: illegal: Cannabis (marijuana) and its products are illegal under federal law. That means carrying it from one state to another, or mailing it from one state to another, is a federal crime (the Feds can come get you). As a doctor, the recommendation is to spend life free of recreation drugs and abusable drugs. Even if a person does not abuse; her kids, siblings, parents may end up abusing. We are a society. ...Read more
Maybe: Always could take the cbd oil one half hour before or two hours later and be sure there would be no interaction. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with epilepsy 3 years ago (24y,f, absence) and have tried numerous meds. I'm thinking of trying CBD oil, what are the pros and cons?
Not studied drug: The manufacturer may help......Get a more detailed answer ›
Should my mom be on CBD oil instead of anticonvulsants? More natural. Saw documentary about CBD oil saved child's life when anticonvulsants did nothing
Stay with neurology: Please don't change any of the medications your mother is on and use alternative therapies on your own. You can have a second neurologist opinion, it's your right, but don't stop prescribed medicines till you do so. Anticonvulsants are many, Epilepsy is a science by itself, so stay with experts please, wish yourself and your mother wellness ...Read more
I have a family member that has been addicted to pills and his stomach lining has been eaten away. Is there any hope for him?
I have had chest pains for 5+ days. I went to the e.R. And they said the lining of my stomach is causing me this pain. How so? These are sharp pains.
My daughter is 15 she is getting a biopsy done on her stomach lining will she be in any pain and how with the procedure go and will be able to go home?
No pain, can go home: It would be important to know why she is getting the biopsy. The procedure sounds like upper endoscopy with biopsy. This is done under complete sedation, unless the patient chose not to. It is painless, and the patient can go home after probably 1 hour or so when patient wakes up completely, and if there is no complication. There may be a minor bleeding at the biopsy, but it is usually negligible. ...Read more
Vomiting: Stomach layer is made of mucus and is manufactered anew several times a day. ...Read more
Protective/ excess?: Mucus is generally protective/reactive. Do you have ulcers? Commonly caused by H.pylori bacteria & use of NSAID's as independent risk factors, as are age, tobacco use & prior history of ulceration. Admission to ICU can result in stress-related ulceration, & significant burns (curling's ulcer), head trauma (cushing's ulcer), sheering forces, cancer, acid hypersecretion (Z-E syndrome) are causative. ...Read more
Aorta: Depending on where you are pressing, you may be feeling your aorta pulsing. Your aorta comes off of your heart and runs all the way down your abdomen before it starts to divide into smaller branches. The aorta is big, so it's not uncommon to feel it pulsing. ...Read more