420 with CNW — Gamers Could See Cognitive Performance Boost from CBD

Competitive gamers usually undergo random drug screening for performance-enhancing drugs in various leagues, including the Electronic Sports League. CBD and THC are both compounds found in cannabis. While both compounds possess a number of beneficial properties, THC induces a high when consumed.

THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is one of the compounds that the league screens for. This compound may worsen mechanics that are necessary for gaming, including basic motor coordination for tasks such as organizing, making decisions and solving problems.

Many believe that it is CBD (cannabidiol), instead, which should be screened for given the compound’s potential to enhance cognitive performance. Preliminary studies have also found that the compound’s ability to decrease symptoms of health conditions is actually good for a person’s brain power. This means that gamers with mental conditions such as anxiety may observe that they’re more level-headed and relaxed if they game on CBD oil.

While researchers aren’t completely sure about how this compound interacts with an individual’s brain, they do know that the brain undergoes considerable changes once a CBD product is consumed. These changes include an increase in connectivity patterns and brain activity while an individual is in a resting state or carrying out cognitive tasks.

Other studies have also found that CBD improves auditory/visual processing, response inhibition, verbal memory and emotional processing, which are all important processes to gaming. Experts believe that consuming CBD in the long term may also be more beneficial than its short-term use. The compound provides various medical benefits, including:

Better quality of sleep

If you game late into the night, it may be harder for you to get a good night’s rest. Taking CBD may help improve your cognitive performance as well as your sleep quality. This compound works by easing symptoms that inhibit sleep. The best CBD products for sleeping usually have other natural alternatives that promote relaxation, including valerian root and melatonin.

Reduced stress

Competitive video games may cause some stress, which inhibits a person’s ability to perform well. The use of CBD helps decrease anxiety and improves one’s ability to focus.

Decreased joint, back and muscle pain

Gaming is known to cause muscle and joint pain, particularly in the hands, wrists, arms and fingers, as well as lower back pain. CBD possesses anti-inflammatory properties that may help manage this pain. Incorporating the compound’s use with stretches and exercises may boost effectiveness.

There is much more to learn about how different cannabis compounds interact with the body, and that could explain why different marijuana users of products sourced from entities such as Cannabis Strategic Ventures Inc. (OTC: NUGS) can report different or even contradictory effects when they use those products.

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