What’s the perfect time of day to take CBD for pain relief?

April 19, 2023

One thing we’ve been diving deep into and putting some serious thought into is when and where to take your CBD from our Londonderry brand for maximum impact. The idea of having a golden window of time at some point in the day is both popular and attractive, but does it actually exist? Let’s dive into the details and find out…

If you want to enjoy the maximum benefits of CBD, you first need to make sure you have the right type of medical cannabis oil. No matter how much time and effort you put into figuring out when to take it, if you’re holding a substandard product in the palm of your hand, it’ll all be in vain. Our UK-based CBD brand is the perfect way to make sure you have everything your body needs, and nothing more, ensuring you can find the perfect way to help and support your body on a daily basis. 

To make sure nothing is overlooked, we take the time to contract out fully independent third party testing. That way we can give you the peace of mind that everything you’re buying from our UK CBD brand is wholesome, natural and has your best interests at heart. Ideal when you want to make sure that your body is always able to thrive, no matter what else life decides to throw at you. From there, it’s really up to you how much you want to achieve because you’ll be able to wake bright and early knowing that your body has everything it needs to go to the next level. 

Now that we’ve covered the basics of the need for a quality product, we need to think about how to be scientific around when and where you take it. If you’re taking medical cannabis oil for pain relief do you wait until your issues flair up again before dosing? Do you microdose throughout the day? Or do you pick a set time each day to take your CBD oil? Let’s look at each of these in turn and figure out the ideal approach for you. With a little extra time, effort and focus at this stage, we can see a real difference in the efficacy of our Londonderry CBD products for years to come. 

First up, let’s consider the case where you wait for your issues to flair up before taking your choice of  medical cannabis oil. The good thing about this approach is that you’re attempting to be in-tune with your body, listening to the signals it gives off and finding a new way to combat them to make sure the imbalances are restored. Or is that what you’re actually doing? 

Another way of looking at the symptoms of chronic pain is that your body has already reached, and often at times exceeded, its breaking point by the time the pain really takes hold of you. While you may have been thinking that you were being conservative and making sure you didn’t over do things in the first few days of taking CBD, what you’ve actually done is turn a blind eye, admittedly unwittingly, to the issues your body is battling with. The struggle is real and the pain is the way your body tells you that whatever is causing it is now winning and that drastic action is needed. 

For this reason, we think of waiting for the pain to flair up as a reactive approach to treating chronic discomfort and inflammation. The key is to be proactive — consciously looking for ways to help and support the body so that it can grow and repair the way only it knows how. You might find that you need a little trial and error to get this right, but it’ll certainly be better than waiting until the pain becomes unbearable. If in doubt about how best to make this process work for you, can we make a suggestion?

Something as simple as keeping a health and wellness journal will allow you to note down how you’re feeling in seconds at various points throughout the day. Review it several times a week and you’ll soon start to spot patterns and interesting trends. It could be certain foods you’ve eaten, the quality of your sleep, or seemingly harmless activities done the day before that turn out to be repeatedly responsible for flair ups of your pain and discomfort. Keep a detailed journal and you’ll be able to step back in time and look for these types of patterns quickly and easily. Ideal if you want to be able to work with your body to put things right, step by step. 

Micro dosing with CBD products

Next up, let’s take a look at micro dosing with CBD products — a treatment pathway that’s perfectly legal and accepted under the current terms medical cannabis UK law. The idea here is to take tiny amounts of a single larger dose spread throughout the day. By continually topping up the amount of CBD in the body, the theory goes that you’ll feel a more continuous, steady supply of natural goodness throughout the day. There’s just one issue that we have with this…

CBD products that come in oils or liquids are highly potent and designed to administer doses with just a few drops. Splitting this small amount of volume into half a dozen equally sized components is not only difficult, it’s also not that worthwhile. The half life of CBD inside the body far exceeds the gap between micro doses throughout the day, meaning that you won’t notice any difference whether you split it or not. Something that’s worth knowing if you want to ensure you get everything into your body that it needs at the right time of day. This leads us nicely onto the final option on our list of choices. 

Figuring out the ideal time of day with help from a wellness journal is the way to go. It will take a little experimentation and vary considerably depending on the nature of your pain. The key thing to remember here is that patience is a virtue and one that will pay off big time in just a week or two. Before you know it you’ll have enough data in your wellness journal to make it crystal clear what you need to do. Ideal if you want to make sure you get the full range of benefits from CBD with the minimum of guesswork. 

It’s also worth noting that if you take your CBD dosage at the same time each day, it’ll soon become an automatic part of your daily routine. Something as simple as brushing your teeth before you go to bed for the night was no problem to pick up when you were knee-high, so why should this be any different? The answer is it won’t be! 

By making giving yourself access to the health and wellness benefits of CBD a part of your daily routine, you’ll make sure you never miss a dose or stress about how to administer it. Perfect when you want to make sure you have everything your mind and body need to feel top of your game and ready for anything. 

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