What is an Overactive Bladder Condition?
The bladder is a sac-like tubular muscular organ located in the abdomen. It is flexible in nature due to the presence of flexible muscles. The main function of the bladder is to take urine from the kidney and transported it into the urethra after storing it for some time. Overactive Bladder is a condition in which the bladder stores urine for an abnormally short time in result of which frequent urination occurs. The patients suffering from an Overactive Bladder condition have to go washroom more than they do daily. Overactive bladder can lead to severe kidney-related problems also. In severe cases, the patient loses control of urination and the urine can come out from the body without the will of the patient.
There are following major causes of Overactive Bladder Condition
- Consumption of caffeinated drinks on a large scale can cause infection in the bladder.
- Hormonal Deviations
- CNS system-related neurological disorders
- Bladder infection due to unhygienic conditions.
- Effect of some medicines and drugs.
- Habit of holding urine for long times.
- Anxiety, depression, and insomnia.
There are the following symptoms of Overactive Bladder Condition,
- Frequent Urination
- Loss of control on urine
- Restlessness in the bladder particularly at night times.
CBD for Overactive Bladder (Benefits and advantages)
Before discussing the treatment of Overactive Bladder Condition with CBD, first of all, we would like to introduce with CBD. CBD is a chemical compound extracted from the hemp (cannabis) plant. It contains a very low amount of THC. It is completely non-psychoactive and non-toxic. CBD available in the market in different forms such as capsules, oils, and CBD vaping.
Now, we will discuss the use of CBD in combating an overactive bladder.
· CBD for Overactive bladder in research perspective:
Recently, some independent research studies have reported that CBD might be effective in combating against overactive bladder. We will discuss some research studies with you in this context.
In 2010, a research study was conducted to investigate the effects of CBD on overactive bladder. It was proven that CBD interact with endocannabinoid receptors and bladder receptors to regulate the normal urination. It is a big evidence of using CBD for overactive bladder.
According to another research study, CBD interacts with the parts of the brain which are responsible for urine and blood circulation. As a result of this interaction, the bladder normal function is restored by improving blood circulation in it.
· Medically proven mechanism of combating an Overactive bladder with CBD:
It is medically proven that CBD has a very strong response against overactive bladder. As we have discussed earlier, CBD is non-psychoactive and it has no high impact on the brain. For this reason, CBD can easily interact with the brain without producing harmful effects. In the case of an Overactive bladder, CBD interacts with the brain and triggers the CNS (Central Nervous System) to send a message to regulate the urination process in the bladder. It actually affects the receptors of the bladder which regulates the urination process.
It is evident from the above mechanism that CBD might be very effective in combating an Overactive Bladder. Research studies have reported that when patients suffering from hyperactivity and overactive bladder, treated with CBD, it shows positive results because CBD is very effective in calming down the nerves.
· CBD help in combating an overactive bladder by treating insomnia:
As we have discussed earlier, insomnia is one of the main causes of overactive bladder. CBD treat insomnia and keep the patient calm. CBD regulates the urination process by treating insomnia because patient calmness is very helpful in combating the effects of overactive bladder. CBD is a natural supplement and it has no serious side effects. For this reason, medical science is continuously working on the potential use of CBD in treating different diseases. Up till now, the results are very encouraging.
How to take CBD for an Overactive Bladder?
You can take CBD through different ways for combating an overactive bladder. The best way of taking CBD is CBD Oil. CBD Oil is a pure chemical extract of hemp (cannabis) plant and it is available in the market easily. You can use CBD Oil in two ways, orally or by applying it topically. In the Oral method, you can place 4-5 drops of CBD oil under your tongue and it will automatically dissolve with saliva and enter into the blood stream. In the topical method, you can take CBD in the form of CBD-infused topicals such as creams and gels. Topical methods have many advantages over the oral method. You don’t have to taste CBD in the topical method. You just have to apply it on the outer surface of your lower part of your belly and it will calm down your nerve after some.
CBD vaping is another method of taking CBD in which a patient inhale vapors of CBD. If we talk in the context of reaction time, CBD vaping is the best method because it requires very little time to react. But CBD vaping has some limitations. In CBD vaping, CBD vapors usually enters in the nose after passing through the air, so there are likely chances of contamination. That is why CBD Oil is simply the best way of taking CBD for an overactive bladder.
CBD might be very helpful in combating an overactive bladder and it is proven by medical researches. CBD also treats insomnia. Insomnia is a big cause of overactive bladder. CBD Oil is the best way of taking CBD for overactive bladder. You can take CBD Oil orally or by topical application.
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