Taking CBD Gummies as A Supplemental Relaxer for Meditation

If you’ve ever had CBD gummies before, then you know they are amazing. They can help with everything – from nausea and stress to making chemotherapy easier, managing pain, and even anxiety. They come highly recommended from anyone who has ever used them.

However, even though they are amazing, there are situations where it’s not advisable to use CBD. It’s not that they are dangerous, but that it might be better for you to find alternatives. Here are some of those situations.

You’re pregnant.

A recent study from the American Academy of Pediatrics showed that taking CBD gummies and other cannabinoid-based substances can lead to “adverse developmental effects” in a baby [1]. They cautioned pregnant women, nursing mothers, as well as people who are trying to get pregnant to stay away from them. 

But then, if you come across some of the best gummies you’ve ever seen and you feel like you can’t resist, you should talk to a physician first. Understandably, you enjoy the benefits of CBD, and you need them – everyone gets stressed from time to time. However, discussing with your physician is still the best way to go if you’re pregnant. 

It’s illegal where you live.

Even though the CBD industry is very active, highly sought-after, and incredibly loved, it’s still not entirely legal. It’s not so difficult to see why. It’s extracted from marijuana, and not all states in the US consider it as legal. If you stay in places where marijuana is illegal , then chances are CBD is illegal, too, and taking gummies might get you in trouble.

On the other hand, for many states (like California, Colorado, Maine, and several others), marijuana is legal, and so are CBD gummies. You should be able to get some pretty easily around the areas. Unfortunately, some places are still struggling with the regulation of a safe and effective supplement like CBD. 

You don’t know the dosage.

In substances like Cannabidiol, the dosage is essential, and knowing how much you should take can save you a lot of trouble. Side effects of CBD include things like: 

Dry mouth

Diarrhea

Loss of appetite

Drowsiness

Fatigue

Not much evidence has been found on overdosing on CBD. In fact, it’s almost impossible to have an overdose, as CBD is incredibly safe to use for medication and yoga. However, taking more than you’re used to can still give you unpleasant side effects.

What you should do is to pace yourself when taking CBD gummies, especially if you’re a new user. The way to do that is, to begin with, one or two gummies. If you’re really stressed out or on edge, you’ll probably need more than two. If you’ve been taking two for a while, don’t just jump to six. Increase the dosage one at a time until you find your new normal.  

You already have a handle on relaxing and relieving stress.

Most people who take CBD gummies use it to take the load off and relax while they are meditating or doing yoga exercises. The Cannabidiol in the gummies works by attaching itself to Cannabidiol receptors in the brain and perform its function. 

However, if you already have a handle on managing your stress, then you can feel free to skip CBD gummies and stick to your routine. Or, you could try them and see how great they are because they aren’t just for stress relief. Like what we talked about earlier, they are also useful for anxiety, pain, and nausea. What other reasons do you have for not taking CBD gummies

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This article was submitted by a guest blogger. You can read about the author in the post above. If you would like to submit an article, please write for us (sponsored guest posts). Paul Harrison, Editor, THE DAILY MEDITATION.

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