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Can cannabinoids help in the treatment of rosacea?

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Also called copper rose or fin, rosacea often occurs in adulthood. In the chronic inflammatory skin disease of the face especially the fine vessels of the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin are dilated and the skin is particularly red in these areas. Even the eyes can be affected. However, there are indications that cannabinoids and cannabis seeds can relieve the symptoms of the disease.   Rosacea - explained briefly There are different forms of rosacea. Depending on the severity, various areas of the face are affected by the non-infectious, chronic inflammatory skin disease. Typically, especially the fine veins of the facial skin in the areas of the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin are widened and the facial areas are correspondingly reddened. Other signs may be bumpy pimples. The nose can also change as the disease progresses.   Rosacea occurs in adulthood, usually between the ages of 30 and 50 years. Women are more affected than men, but the symptoms are usually more pronounced.   Causes of rosacea About the causes of rosacea can give no final information. Genetic factors seem to play a role in their development, since many sufferers of family members report the same symptoms. A role also seems to play the damage to the facial skin by UV rays. Solar radiation affects the connective tissue as well as blood and lymph vessels and makes a significant contribution to vascular dilation and inflammation.   According to recent findings, dermatitis occurs as a result of a defective innate immune response. Factors that favor the symptoms of rosacea include stress, alcohol, sun exposure, warm drinks or spicy foods.   The chronic course of the disease requires regular visits to the dermatologist. Care should be taken to avoid the above-mentioned factors that favor the disease. Typically, rosacea is treated with medication. In addition, it is extremely important to protect the affected areas from UV rays.   This is where our endocannabinoid system comes into play. Among other things, the receptors of the regulatory system also occur in the skin and play a major role in the protection and regulation of our largest organ.   Cannabinoids in the treatment of rosacea By regulating the endocannabinoid system, cannabinoids can make a significant contribution to alleviating the symptoms of rosacea. The receptors of the regulatory system also occur in the skin and can affect the growth, functionality and balance of skin cells. Scientists have been able to show [1] that cannabinoids have a positive influence on the receptors of the skin and can promote anti-inflammatory or antioxidant properties.   Meanwhile, various manufacturers are offering creams and ointments enriched with cannabis or hemp plant ingredients to help treat various inflammatory skin conditions with symptoms similar to rosacea.   Clinical trials and laboratory studies [2] have shown that the anti-inflammatory effects of THC and CBD can help relieve redness and irritated skin. In addition, topical application of THC has been shown to reduce symptoms of allergic inflammation.   In addition to cannabinoids, hemp seed oil has promising properties that may be of interest for the treatment of rosacea symptoms. Hempseed oil contains unsaturated fatty acids, gamma-linolenic acid and oleic acid, which can reduce the inflammation of the skin. Polyunsaturated fatty acids such as omega-3 and omega-6 can promote blood circulation and provide healthy vessels.   After all, stress is considered a major factor that aggravates the symptoms of rosacea. With regular use, CBD can provide more balance and well-being, which could positively affect the course of the disease.   Our skin and the endocannabinoid system Scientists have observed that inflammation of the skin or other irritating stimuli strongly increases the concentration of endocannabinoids anandamide and 2-AG in the skin. It is believed that the body thereby tries to reduce pain and inflammation.   In addition, it was observed that pain and inflammation could be alleviated by the suppression of enzymes that degrade endocannabinoids. Through the production of anandamide and 2-AG, our body seems to be trying to circumvent the degradation of endocannabinoids and maintain their effect longer. In addition, the two endocannabinoids influence the development of skin cells. Especially for the epidermis, the uppermost skin layer, the endocannabinoid system seems to play a role with the receptors CB1 and CB2.   Source:  BOEDEFELD, Christian. Können Cannabinoide bei der Behandlung von Rosazea helfen?  17 Feb, 2019. Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/koennen-cannabinoide-bei-der-behandlung-von-rosazea-helfen/   source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/

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Hemp protein for muscle growth - what are the benefits?

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Children in growth, strength athletes and seniors - for some people, proteins in the diet are particularly important. An increased need supports those affected best with protein powder. But instead of powder from animal raw materials, herbal products can provide the desired nutrients. Hemp protein is currently very much in vogue here. What are its advantages, you will learn in the following:   Who needs extra proteins at all? Proteins are the building materials of our body and, above all, form our muscles. No wonder then that strength athletes and bodybuilders have an increased need. While an unsportsmanlike person manages with about one gram of protein per kilogram of body weight every day, the human powerhouses need about 1.8 to 2.2 grams of protein per kilogram. To meet this amount, a 90-pound bodybuilder would have to eat 800g of beef steak a day. On the other hand, the increased protein intake works lighter and healthier with protein powders from whey, soy and hemp.   What's so special about hemp protein? About 100 years ago, the German nutritionist Karl Thomas developed the model of the biological value of protein. It generally ranked animal foods higher than herbal foods and stuck in the minds of consumers for a long time. Today researchers know that this equation does not correspond to reality. The WHO is using the amino acid index (PDCAAS), currently a completely revised scale, which shows that plants such as soy exceed beef in their biological value for the human body. But also hemp has a comparable protein quality as soy. In particular, the following amino acids contain hemp seeds in a high proportion: isoleucine leucine lysine methionine phenylalanine threonine tryptophan valine Hemp or soy - what makes the difference? Even in the body-building scene you can find the trend towards a vegan diet. Not surprisingly, considering how much cholesterol and fat it brings with it to try to meet high protein requirements with animal products. Not to mention dubious housing conditions.   Therefore, strength athletes like to choose soy products as a vegan protein powder variant. But this raw material has its own disadvantages. Since today's soybean varieties are optimized for beef and pork fattening, it has often been genetically modified. In addition, soybean cultivation is ecologically dubious if it falls victim to huge rainforest areas in South America.   Which ingredients are still in hemp protein? Although the hemp seeds are degreased for the production of hemp protein, the powder still contains about 10 percent fat. Hemp is particularly rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids such as omega-3 and omega-6. In addition, both fats are contained in hemp seeds in a particularly favorable ratio. Today, research knows that many inflammatory reactions in the body can be attributed to an overhang of omega-6 fats. It could thus be an essential risk factor for the development of cardiovascular diseases. In the western diet, we sometimes take in 15 to 20 times the amount of omega-6 fatty acids compared to omega-3 fatty acids. On the other hand, a ratio of 5: 1 is recommended. Hemp seeds are even slightly lower with a ratio of 3: 1 and help to compensate for nutritional errors.   Which dose is recommended? As already recommended: If you practice weight lifting intensively, you should consume 1.8 g of protein per kilogram of body weight per day. And not just on training days. Ideally, you use a nutrition calculator to calculate how much protein your daily meals will provide. What is missing then, you can balance with hemp protein powder. The powder tastes best with its nutty and earthy flavor in smoothies, shakes and cereals.   What do I have to look for when shopping? You should buy hemp protein only in organic quality and pay attention to a certified cultivation and regular pollutant examinations. Since hemp protein contains around 10 percent fat, you should store the powder in the refrigerator after it has opened so that it does not turn rancid.   Source:  GLASMANN, Dieter Klaus. Hanfprotein für den Muskelaufbau - was sind die Vorteile? 1 [online].Jul 24, 2019. Dostupné z: https://fivebloom.de/blogs/cbd-news/hanfprotein-fur-muskelaufbau   source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/

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