A Better Nights Sleep Starts with CBD
According to the American Sleep Association:
Nearly 70 million Americans have a sleep disorder
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder, with 30% of adults experiencing short-term insomnia
About 10% of people have long-lasting insomnia
Almost 40% of people report accidentally falling asleep during the day
About 5% report falling asleep while driving
35% of people are getting less than the needed seven hours of sleep to maintain good health. 37% of people age 20-39 are reporting sleeping less, while 40% of people age 40–59 are getting very little sleep, and report waking up frequently during the night.
To address this, Americans have spent an estimated $41 billion on sleeping aids and drugs; this number is expected to jump to $52 billion by the end of 2020.
How can CBD help with insomnia?
Researchers discovered that the endocannabinoid system plays a role in maintaining the circadian rhythms. Some research has shown that the cannabinoid CBD may interact with specific receptors, potentially affecting the sleep/wake cycle.
CBD is has shown in some studies to reduce anxiety and pain, which can interfere with a good nights sleep. By helping with these underling issues it can contribute to a relaxing sound-sleep.