What is inflammation?
Inflammation happens when our body is trying to fight off bacteria or a virus, using a substance produced by the white blood cells. Diseases, such as Arthritis, are caused when the body’s immune system is activated without any bad bacteria or virus attacking the system, which causes damage to its own tissue and is known as an auto-immune disease. – (WebMD) This is also why allergies are associated with inflammation and swelling.
What are Allergies?
Allergies are another form of an over-reactive immune system, producing an antibody called Immunoglobulin E (IgE) that responds to an allergen, the symptoms that result are known as an allergic reaction. Some types of allergies are: Drug, Food, Pet, Pollen, Mold, Latex, and Insects. – (AAFA) The most efficient way to find out what allergies you may have is to consult your doctor, and they can run a series of tests. A person could also gain, or grow out of, allergies through their twenties and forties.
Can CBD Help?
Yes, CBD is an Immune System Modulator and can help regulate the activity or an over-reactive Immune System. “CBD has also been shown to suppress collagen-induced arthritis , and carrageenan-induced inflammation” –(NCBI) These findings and many others, have begun to challenge modern medicine and the mindset of the main stream.