Wechselwirkung von CBD mit Medikamenten

Interaction of CBD with drugs

1. The effects of CBD on the body


CBD is a naturally occurring cannabinoid found in the hemp plant. It is one of over 100 different cannabinoids found in the hemp plant. However, CBD affects the body differently than THC, which is also found in the hemp plant. THC is the cannabinoid responsible for the psychoactive effects of the hemp plant. CBD, on the other hand, has no psychoactive effects and is therefore legal in most countries. CBD affects the body by binding to certain receptors that are part of the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is a complex system distributed throughout the body and involved in many different physiological processes. The processes in which the ECS is involved include pain perception, appetite regulation, immune system regulation, mood and sleep patterns. CBD affects all of these processes by binding to the CB1 and CB2 receptors, which are part of the ECS. These receptors are involved in different processes. The CB1 receptors are mainly found in the brain and spinal cord and are involved in pain perception. The CB2 receptors, on the other hand, are mainly found outside the brain and play an important role in inflammatory processes in the body. CBD has both analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. In addition, CBD also has effects on sleep patterns, mood and appetite. The exact mechanisms by which CBD achieves these effects are not yet fully understood. However, researchers suspect that CBD regulates the production of certain neurotransmitters involved in all of these processes. CBD is a powerful antioxidant and is therefore also neuroprotective. This means that CBD can help prevent or repair neurological damage. CBD is therefore often used as a therapeutic agent for neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. CBD can be taken in a number of ways. The most common type is in the form of oil, capsules or powder. However, there are also special CBD-containing dietary supplements and cosmetics available. Choosing the right dosage form depends on individual needs.


2. The Interaction of CBD with Drugs


As with all substances, one should always pay attention to the drugs that are combined with CBD. It is not uncommon for interactions with other drugs to occur. Especially if the CBD is absorbed through the mucous membranes or the skin, you should get detailed information beforehand. Because it cannot be ruled out that the active ingredients of the CBD will mix with the ingredients of the medication.

The right dose is crucial when taking CBD. Doses that are too high can lead to unpleasant side effects. Therefore, you should always start with a low dose and slowly increase it until you get the desired effect. The same applies here: Find out all you need to know beforehand and seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist.


3. Conclusion


CBD can be a good alternative to traditional medication and can be a good approach for pain, inflammation, or even sleep disorders. However, you should inform yourself thoroughly beforehand and find the right dose. As with other medications, caution is advised here. Doses that are too high can cause unpleasant side effects. We at Viweedy are happy to advise you on all your questions. Contact us either via chat, phone or email.