December 22, 2022 3 min read
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Does CBD make you sleepy? Can you take it during the day without feeling tired? How much can you take during the day? How much should you take at night? These are all frequently asked questions by our community that we’re excited to tackle in this article.
In the US, sleep disturbances and deprivation is a top epidemic amongst adults. Many studies over the years have revealed a good night’s sleep is essential to overall health and well-being. Experts recommend adults should get between 7-10 hours of sleep every night. Due to this epidemic, many people turn to CBD as natural aid in helping them fall asleep, stay asleep and wake up feeling refreshed.
While CBD products bring great relief for sleep disorders and disturbances, cannabidiol or CBD, accomplishes many other positive effects for users, other than a good night’s sleep. Especially if other plant compounds are infused with the hemp oil to produce incredible benefits like stress and anxiety relief, pain management, anti-inflammatory effects and to help fight fatigue.
While some CBD products can offer sedative effects, if blended with other ingredients that produce sleepy-like symptoms, CBD by itself shouldn’t make you want to fall asleep immediately. However, it does make you feel more relaxed due to balancing out your mood, bodily inflammation and pain. CBD products taken in large doses, 60mg or greater, typically do make people sleepy or feel tired because that is what larger doses are intended to do.
CBD products taken during the day in the ~25-50mg range will aid in balancing hormone and serotonin levels, manage acute and chronic pain, and provide relief to feelings of anxiousness and stress you might have during a busy work day or life. CBD taken post workout will also help to activate your parasympathetic nervous system, calming you down after bouts of intensity. CBD is also a natural anti-inflammatory, so it’s great to help kick start full body recovery, as well.
CBD products are commonly known to support better sleep, stress relief, pain relief and reduce inflammation. However, it is also known to help with discomforts from a variety of other physical and mental health symptoms without as many potential side effects. These discomforts have included:
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