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It has been two weeks since I had my Coolsculpting treatment, and so far I have avoided using ibuprofen as I have read that anti inflammatories have a negative impact on Coolsculpting results. However, I would like to know whether I can start re-using CBD oil? That is an anti-inflammatory too, but is it as powerful as ibuprofen and would therefore have a negative impact on my results as well?

Hello and thank you for your question,Since you are two weeks post your Coolsculpting treatment I believe it would be fine to begin using your CBD oil again. So far in our patients we have not seen a negative effect of using anti inflammatory medications with their results. If you have concerns of using the oil I would contact the Coolsculpting provider that treated you. Good luck!

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Hello and thank you for your question,Since you are two weeks post your Coolsculpting treatment I believe it would be fine to begin using your CBD oil again. So far in our patients we have not seen a negative effect of using anti inflammatory medications with their results. If you have concerns of using the oil I would contact the Coolsculpting provider that treated you. Good luck!

I have been doing CoolSculpting for 8 years and have never seen any lack of results in patients who use anti-inflammatory meds. I tell patients that if they have discomfort following treatment, they can use ibuprofen or Aleve to help alleviate the discomfort if necessary. At 2 weeks out, the fat cells have already been damaged and have died so I think you are safe to use either oral or topical anti-inflammation meds at this point. Good luck with your results! Mary Beth Mudd

I have been doing CoolSculpting for 8 years and have never seen any lack of results in patients who use anti-inflammatory meds. I tell patients that if they have discomfort following treatment, they can use ibuprofen or Aleve to help alleviate the discomfort if necessary. At 2 weeks out, the fat cells have already been damaged and have died so I think you are safe to use either oral or topical anti-inflammation meds at this point. Good luck with your results! Mary Beth Mudd

You may develop a tolerance to CBD over time, which can result in reduced effects from the same dosage. Higher subsequent doses may be needed to achieve the desired results. Oils and tinctures typically come in 15-mL or 30-mL bottles. These products vary significantly in terms of concentration, ranging anywhere from 100 mg to 5000 mg. The key to understanding tincture dosage is serving size, which is usually 1 mL per serving. 9

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With dozens of different targets throughout your body, CBD has a staggering variety of therapeutic properties.2 There are several ways to appreciate CBD. Different delivery methods affect what it can be used for and how often to take it. If you’re looking for immediate, short-term relief, then inhaled products like a vaporizer might be ideal. On the other hand, if you want to maintain steady levels of CBD throughout the day, then an oral product would be more appropriate.

Orally, CBD can be absorbed directly into your bloodstream from capillary-rich areas underneath the tongue, along the gums and cheek. This route gets CBD into your bloodstream faster than swallowing. Under the tongue is generally quicker than against the cheek. However, because most of the CBD will eventually be swallowed, it takes roughly 0.5 – 3 hours to take effect. It is often suggested to keep CBD oil in your mouth for 1.5 minutes or more before swallowing. 3 It will improve absorption by vigorously swishing the oil around your mouth and even between your teeth — this increases the surface contact between the oil and your capillaries. 4.

Concentration, or strength, refers to the total amount of CBD in a given product and is measured in milligrams (mg). This is different from dosage, which indicates the amount of CBD per serving. For instance, if a bottle of CBD tincture has a concentration of 1000 mg and contains 30 milliliters (mL) of tincture, with 1 mL as the standard serving size, each 1-mL serving will contain approximately 33.3 mg of CBD. You are not ingesting 1000 mg with each dosage.

CBD is the abbreviation for cannabidiol that is found in cannabis plants such as hemp (cannabis sativa) and marijuana (cannabis sativa indica). CBD is extracted as a powder from the flowers and leaves of the hemp plant, and usually mixed with an oil from olives, hemps, or coconuts. This CBD “oil” enhances its application and possibly aids in its penetration through the skin’s lipid barrier. It is important to know that CBD oil is not the same as hemp seed oil. Hemp seed oil is produced by cold pressing the seeds of the cannabis plant which is rich in several vitamins and Omega fatty acids. While CBD oil is richly concentrated with cannabidiol, hemp see oil only contains trace amounts of cannabidiol. The two may be marketed interchangeably.

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