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CBN may help with sleep disorders, clinical trial reveals



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With a third of adults around the world suffering from sleep-related disorders, there are never too many alternatives to help you sleep healthily. It is no longer news that cannabis can help you relax and, consequently, fall asleep, but this time, a clinical trial with 321 participants, funded by Canopy Growth in partnership with Charlotte's Web, confirmed that CBN, alone or in combination with CBD, can significantly reduce nighttime awakenings and sleep disturbances.

In the fast-paced world of the XNUMXst century, the value of a good night's sleep is invaluable. A quality night's sleep not only rejuvenates the body but also nourishes the mind. Unfortunately, many people struggle with sleep disorders, a condition that can have an extremely negative effect on our physical and mental well-being.

It is alarming to note that around a third of adults around the world struggle with insomnia, a relentless adversary that can pave the way for a series of serious health problems: from heart and kidney disease to high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes , obesity and even depression, the repercussions of inadequate sleep are profound and far-reaching on humans.

A glimmer of hope: CBN can bring quieter nights

In search of something that could help combat insomnia, Canadian researchers funded by Canopy Growth, in collaboration with Charlotte's Web, initiated an innovative clinical trial with cannabinoids. Your weapon of choice? Cannabinol, or CBN, is a phytocannabinoid with promising potential. This randomized, double-blind trial, published in Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, a publication of the American Psychological Association, aimed to bring relief to people plagued by frequent sleep disorders.

O test had 321 participants who identified their sleep quality as “bad” or “very bad”. The volunteers, tired of restless nights, consumed CBN in doses of 20 mg, alone or in combination with CBD. The intake took the form of gum, taken 90 minutes before bedtime.

The results were very positive. People who took 20 mg of CBN experienced a significant reduction in nighttime awakenings and overall sleep disturbances, which was in stark contrast to the placebo group. This revelation has long-term implications, shedding light on a potential solution for countless people struggling with their sleep patterns.

The future of sleep therapy

This groundbreaking study is not only a beacon of hope, it is also a call to action to delve deeper into the latest discoveries. Although CBN has shown great promise, further research should explore its potential compared to other pharmacological interventions. Understand your nuances, along with potential side effects, is vital to shaping the future of sleep medicine.

In a world full of chaos, the sanctuary of a restful night's sleep is a treasure worth pursuing. The emergence of CBN as a potential ally in this quest offers a glimmer of hope for those struggling with insomnia or sleepless nights. As science continues to unravel the mysteries of sleep, we may be on the verge of a revolution. With each discovery, we get closer to a future in which serene and uninterrupted sleep may be within everyone's reach. The journey towards calmer nights has begun and CBN is lighting the way.


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