There is some evidence that cannabis use is associated with lower cognitive performance and symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but the existing literature is relatively inconsistent, potentially due to small samples in previous studies. Using a dimensional design, the current study examined cannabis use severity and age of first cannabis use in relation to neurocognitive performance and ADHD symptoms in a large sample of community adults (N = 1,008, Mage = 38.49, 56.0% female). Participants were assessed for cannabis involvement, neurocognitive performance, and ADHD symptoms. Dimensional relationships were investigated using multiple hierarchical regressions. Using a covariate model of age, income, sex, alcohol use, and tobacco use, severity of cannabis involvement was significantly associated with greater endorsement of both hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive ADHD symptoms but not with any other cognitive measures in the full sample. Exploratory analyses found greater cannabis use severity was associated with digit span forward and hyperactive ADHD symptoms in young adults (n = 371) and was associated with greater delay discounting, hyperactive, and impulsive ADHD symptoms in high-risk cannabis users (n = 161). Age of first cannabis use was not significantly associated with any neurocognitive variables or ADHD symptomatology in all analyses. The current findings provide evidence of a link between current cannabis misuse and both hyperactive and inattentive ADHD symptoms in general, and possible links to attention and impulsive delay discounting in subgroups of cannabis users, but no associations in other cognitive domains or implication of earlier initiation of cannabis use in relation to cognitive performance or ADHD. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2020 APA, all rights reserved).
CBD has also been seen to lessen the symptoms of depression similar to antidepressants. Antidepressants already in use tend to affect several other bodily procedures of a person such as an appetite, sex drive, moods, and sleep.
Moving on to the purity of the product, CBD oils also have a few varieties of spectrums that are discussed below.
The oil is tested for safety in the lab and by a third party. It has a unique formula that is fast in absorption and action. The oil dissolves into the bloodstream and reaches brain receptors. It is easy to consume without getting stomach issues. The oil is full-spectrum which means it delivers additional benefits of cannabis.
CBD and ADHD
The ingredients are non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free. It is full of essential minerals that are beneficial for promoting good brain health. It supports the immunity of the brain and builds a protective wall against diseases.
Even though ADHD doesn’t affect senior individuals as much, there is still a ratio of about 0.96% of adults developing ADHD in the after age, most being women. CBD has made its name as a potential treatment for epilepsy and ADHD in the past few years.
Anecdotal evidence gathered has hinted that CBD can have a great impact on ADHD symptoms. First, we need to know what ADHD is. ADHD or Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a mental health disorder that deals with the prevalent patterns of impulsive behavior and inability to stay focused for a longer time.
Cannabis and other hemp plants are banned in most of the states and this is what has fed the negative stigma around anything originating from these plants. Their recreational use is one of the main reasons for its ban.