It is known that over-the-counter drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen can cause blood-thinning and stomach ulceration. CBD is a proven to be a safer alternative for anti-inflammatory without these side effects. During an injury, inflammation is the body’s natural way of protecting the body. However persistent inflammation is connected to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer’s.
Some of the most prevalent side effects of inflammation are pain, redness, warmth and swelling. Inflammation is a result of chemicals being released from your body’s white blood cells that enter your blood and tissue to prevent your body from invaders. One of the methods CBD helps relieve inflammation is associated with eicosanoid enzyme called COX2. Over-the-counter NSAID takes a similar approach. CBD seems to also be effective in suppressing cytokines, ultimately decreasing inflammation.