CBD has the ability to reduce anxiety, which can be helpful in reducing sleep difficulties and improving sleep quality. CBD may increase overall sleep amounts, and improve insomnia, according to research. CBD has been shown to reduce insomnia in people who suffer from chronic pain. CBD may help reduces REM behavior disorder in people with Parkinson’s disease. REM behavior disorder is a condition that causes people to act out physically during dreaming and REM sleep. The relaxation benefits mean a more relaxed heart rate which can help you fall asleep in the first place, plus increase sleep longevity. It is important to remember that anxiety is an important risk factor for insomnia. 2016 Case study: A trial of cannabidiol oil resulted in a maintained decrease in anxiety and a steady improvement in the quality and quantity of the patient’s sleep. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27768570 January 2012 Neuropharmacology Issue: CBD may help improve REM sleep abnormalities in people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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