What is CBD?
I am a board-certified orthopedic surgeon practicing in Louisiana. I founded Well Theory to bring you a safe, natural, and holistic option for pain relief and improving your day-to day health without undergoing invasive procedures.
Cannabinoids are naturally occurring plant-based substances that can modify human health and wellness.
There are hundreds of phytochemicals present within the plant Cannabis sativa. Most of the cannabinoids, especially CBD, are not psychoactive. That is, they will not get one ‘high.’ CBD will however, improve overall health and can help a great deal with the symptoms associated with pain.
Learn more about the history of CBD by reading our blog – CBD: Controversy and Necessity.
CBD has been shown in various clinical trials to have few if any, harmful side effects – especially when compared to pharmaceuticals developed to address conditions CBD was being tested for.
CBD works in humans by modulating the human body’s innate endocannabinoid system. Throughout the human body there exist endocannabinoid receptors in enormous amounts. These receptor types (G-protein coupled) are in fact the most numerous of receptor types. The endocannabinoid system has receptors on many tissue types throughout the body that exert their effects and influence things like the inflammatory response, hunger, mood, and more. CBD is particularly active on immune system cells.
The endocannabinoid system is composed of the ligands (substances that bind to receptors), the receptors and the associated enzymes that make and destroy the ligands. This system is involved in the function of the following separate systems of the body: peripheral nervous, autonomic nervous, endocrine, central nervous and immune systems.
There is therapeutic potential for substances that affect this human system. In numerous studies, CBD has been shown to:
We believe that there is ongoing participation of the endocannabinoid system in many physiologic processes, such as the inflammation and pain. Therefore, by maintaining the proper balance and function of the endocannabinoid system, one can modify these symptoms, improve quality of life, and reduce the consequences of aging. We believe that CBD has this power and is an excellent plant-based adjunct to a thoughtful wellness regimen.
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Dr. Meredith Warner
About the author
Dr. Meredith Warner is the creator of Well Theory and The Healing Sole. She is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Air Force Veteran. She is on a mission to disrupt traditional medicine practices and promote betterment physically, spiritually and mentally to many more people. She advocates for wellness and functional health over big pharma so more people can age vibrantly with more function and less pain.
At Well Theory, Our surgeon-designed products are FDA Registered and formulated to help people:
- Manage the symptoms of musculoskeletal pain
- Recover vibrantly from orthopedic related surgeries
- Fill the gaps in our daily diets
- Manage pain associated with inflammation
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