A single dose of cannabidiol reduces blood pressure in healthy volunteers in a randomized crossover study
BACKGROUND. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a nonpsychoactive phytocannabinoid used in multiple sclerosis and intractable epilepsies. Preclinical studies show CBD has numerous cardiovascular benefits, including a reduced blood pressure (BP) response to stress. The aim of this study was to investigate if CBD reduces BP in humans.Expand abstract
METHODS. Nine healthy male volunteers were given 600 mg of CBD or placebo in a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover study. Cardiovascular parameter...
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- Copyright © 2017, American Society for Clinical Investigation. Freely available online at [10.1172/jci.insight.93760].
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