3 Ways CBD can Reduce Inflammation in YOUR Pet

If your pet is experiencing pain or soreness, you may be able to keep them more comfortable by adding a full spectrum CBD oil to their plan. Just ask Vinnie....




There is still much to be learned about the positive effects of CBD on pain and inflammation. Here are 3 ways that we know CBD can contribute to reducing inflammation and improving comfort.

  1. The endocannabinoid system in the body produces it’s own cannabinoids that are directly involved in maintaining a healthy immune response, including inflammation. The hemp plant produces phytocannabinoids such as CBD (as well as more than 100 others) which are similar to the body’s own and interact with the endocannabinoid system to reduce inflammation.

  2. CBD has been shown to stop inflammation from starting and escalating through the disruption of cytokines (small proteins produced by the body in response to stress.)

  3. Adenosine is an important neurotransmitter in the brain that regulates inflammation. CBD has shown promising effects on increasing the amount of adenosine available to fight inflammation.

I am treating my own 16 year old dog Vinnie with Dr. Hempdog Full Spectrum CBD oil. This is one part of his multimodal plan to address arthritis and other health challenges that arise with aging in our pets. For more information and to learn about proper dosing for your pet, please visit the Dr. Hempdog website and speak with one of their product experts, available Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm Mountain Time. They will help you get started on the right CBD path for your pet. https://drhempdog.com/

This post is created by Nell Ostermeier, DVM, CVA, FAAVA and is intended for informational use, not to replace medical advice.

If you’d like to reach out or consult with Dr. Nell about your pet’s health, please contact her through this link: https://www.peopleandpet.com/integrative-medicine-services-pets

Sources:

http://www.beyondthc.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Mechoulam-on-CBD.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21238581

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4297696/