Side Effects Of Hemp Oil

Cliché as it may sound, but anything taken in excess is bad.  Nearly everything we use in our diet has some risk of side effects, and hemp oil is no exception. First of all, it is important to note that side effects of hemp oil are uncommon and rare and some only occur in extreme cases.

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids:

Hemp oil contains omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, which are classified as polyunsaturated and considered beneficial for human body. Excess of these polyunsaturated fatty acids will cause some problems like cardiac dysfunction, cancer growth and an increased weakness to bacterial infections.

Prevent Psoriasis:

Hemp oil is used for the treatment of many skin diseases. But rare side effect of hemp oil is that it prevents Psoriasis. The cause of this condition is still unknown, but it is connected to the immune system.

Digestive Problems:

Another side effect of hemp oil is susceptible to gastro-intestinal problems and softening of the stool (Diarrhea or stomach cramps). Thus, if a patient suffers from a bowel disorder, he must consult doctor before using the oil.

Regulate Insulin Levels:

Hemp oil is known for its ability to regulate blood sugar levels in our body. But sometimes it may lower the level of insulin mean that less fat be burned thus increasing the of risk of developing type two diabetes

In short hemp oil may cause adverse reactions in some people. These adverse effects may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Changes in appetite
  • Fatigue.
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth.
  • Vomiting.
  • Dizziness.
  • Increased Liver Enzyme.

Medically, CBD is known to interact with several other medications. Thus, to ensure safety consult with a doctor before you start using CBD oil so to avoid potentially harmful interactions

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