CBD therapy has become a highly studied and publicized way for people to help manage conditions affecting their health such as (but certainly not limited to): anxiety, indigestion, inflammation, insomnia, pain, epilepsy and so much more! But how much should you take in order to reap the maximum benefits?!
For people as well as pets, serving size must be individually determined. Several factors come into play, including one’s overall health and endocannabinoid tone, which are influenced by metabolic rate, weight, diet, exercise, sleep patterns, day-to-day stress, and genetics.
Here are some serving size variables to consider:
- CBD experience. Has the patient used CBD before?
- Time of day. Optimizing one’s therapeutic use of CBD may entail using higher or lower doses at different times of the day – lower doses of CBD for daylight hours, higher doses of CBD at night.
- Preventive dosing. Prolonged low dose therapy may be advantageous for managing chronic symptoms or disease recurrence. Preclinical studies indicate that cannabinoids have neuroprotective and cardioprotective properties that could limit the damage of a traumatic brain injury or a heart attack.
CBD is a safe and forgiving supplement. Figuring out how to make the most of its health-enhancing properties may involve some trial and error. No worries! At least CBD doesn’t have any known negative side effects like many FDA-approved pharmaceuticals.