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Will CBD Oil Help Me Sleep?

Living in Baltimore having trouble sleeping with the horrible noise pollution? Baltimore has some of the worst noise pollution around and did you know that insomnia affects around 70 million people in America?

A study also showed that one-third of the countries population suffers from it. So, if you’re one of the unlucky people who have a lot of trouble getting some sleep, you should know that you are not alone. If you are, you probably know by now that using regular medicine may or may not help you sleep, but it can also make you feel drowsy, lethargic, distracted and unable to focus. However, there is a cure that might help you, and you should consider using CBD to help you sleep. Here’s all you need to know about this topic…

How Does CBD Affect Sleep?

It may sound weird, but CBD is actually known to promote alertness, and thanks to that, it helps us sleep better. Doesn’t make much sense? Keep reading…

It has been proven scientifically that healthy sleep-wake cycles are crucial for humans, and that they heavily affect our state of alertness during our waking hours. We all know the typical feelings of drowsiness and an inability to focus when we haven’t slept properly. When you are in states like those and trying to go to sleep at night, it is almost impossible for you to enter or maintain the non-REM phase of sleep, otherwise called “deep sleep”. That’s where CBD comes into the picture.

Cannabidiol research has shown that CBD decreases the duration of the REM phase (one where you sleep very lightly; also, that’s the phase when dreams happen), and allows you to really rest while you are sleeping – which could eventually lead to improved memory, reduced symptoms of depression and anxiety, and an overall increase in the quality and duration of sleep.

Basically, if you take the appropriate doses of CBD during the day, you should be more alert and focused while awake, and your sleep-wake cycle should be much more consistent so you will have no trouble sleeping through all that horrible Baltimore City noise.

How to Pick the Right CBD Oil Provider?

If you’ve decided to give it a go, there are several things you should take into consideration when deciding for the right provider of CBD oil.

  • The extraction process – it should be environmentally friendly, non-toxic, and as advanced as possible (i.e. supercritical CO2 extraction).
  • 3rdparty lab testing – something you may not have thought of, but is actually pretty important. If a company is ready to allow an independent lab to test their products, it proves that they are confident with them, and you can be, too.
  • The cost – although you may be looking for a bargain, think of it this way: the higher the cost of the oil, the higher the quality of hemp that is used.

To Sum Up…

If you’re having trouble sleeping in Baltimore, you’re not alone. CBD may be the solution to your problems, and it will help you not only sleep better but increase the overall sleep-wake cycle and make the most of the time you aren’t in bed, too. Talk to your physician, do your research, pick a good CBD oil provider and see it for yourself. You may just find that you sleep better than ever before.


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