What should you know about cholesterol, cannabis and CBD?

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Splaver mentioned the importance of understanding marijuana and CBD have a long way to go. “It is also still too early to know the effects of CBD on cholesterol. Splaver explained. “Since we know high blood pressure is tied to cardiovascular events, lowering blood pressure by using CBD ( and not THC) can be beneficial to heart health,” he suggested. In 2016, 28.2 million adults in the U.S. were diagnosed with heart disease with a heart attack occurring every 40 seconds, according to the American Heart Association. Adam Splaver shared that CBD could have an impact on heart health.“We are at the infancy of understanding the effects of CBD in cardiac health. Reisman explained that while there are no current peer-reviewed studies proving cannabis or CBD is efficacious in treating heart disease, “a small study published in 2017 suggested CBD ‘may’ have some effect on reducing stress-related systolic blood pressure.” Dr.

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In 2016, 28.2 million adults in the U.S. were diagnosed with heart disease with a heart attack occurring every 40 seconds, according to the American Heart Association.

As the leading cause of death for men, women and people of most racial and ethnic groups, new research is being released every year that explores ways to eradicate the one in every four deaths that are heart disease-related, notes information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Heart health truly matters, not just because of the importance of the body’s ability to pump blood and gain oxygen, but because...

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