CBD is changing the health industry
“CBD is legal, and has been taken off the WADA Prohibited Substances List.
The World Anti-Doping Organization’s (WADA) decision to remove cannabidiol (CBD) from its Prohibited Substances List was monumental. CBD helps kids with epilepsy, cancer patients dealing with chemotherapy side effects, and health-conscious people trying to maintain a baseline of wellness. “I can’t say that I have done scientific research on CBD, but I do see its positive effects in my chemotherapy patients,” said Dr. Samuel Klempner, director of precision medicine and GI oncology at The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute in Los Angeles. “I have patients who feel that CBD helps them improve appetite, reduce nausea and cancer-related pain, and tolerate intensive therapies better. Many patients report it helps with anxiety and better rest–for these reasons, if a patient asks about using CBD, I fully support it after reviewing possible interactions with their therapy. Being able to stay with a course of treatment for more time is important to optimize the chances for benefit.”
CBD has long been guilty by association with its cannabis cousin, marijuana. Now, it’s breaking away from its past and WADA’s recognition of its harmless benefits helps raise awareness for athletes of all levels and disciplines…”
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