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CBD Oil for Veterans: Can CBD for PTSD help Veterans?

Veterans who suffer from PTSD often struggle to adjust to regular life and daily living. In 2017, the average veteran deaths by suicide was at 20 deaths per day. Research shows that many of these deaths are associated with an over-prescription of opioids and other medications given to these veterans with PTSD and related ailments like chronic pain. Opioids are potent and highly addictive. In the year 2016, over 66,000 veterans were hospitalized for opioid addiction. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring compound that provides relief for a multitude of ailments such as chronic pain, depression, inflammation, and more. Finding new pathways to peace and wellness for veterans is our goal here at The KK Shop.

Why CBD?

CBD is a naturally occurring compound found in hemp and cannabis plants. CBD interacts with a system in our bodies called the endocannabinoid system. When we ingest CBD in any way, it works with this system to promote homeostasis within the body. A study done in 2011, shows that CBD reduces anxiety best in subjects who experienced stress before the administration of CBD. This study supports the idea that CBD is best for individuals who suffer from PTSD and get anxious from experiences, situations, and even at random times. Veterans suffering from PTSD could greatly benefit from the use of CBD. The best part about CBD is that it is naturally occurring, and non-habit-forming.

What Conditions Can CBD Help?

The list of conditions that veterans suffer with is long. From common ailments to unique disorders, it is important to understand what these veterans go through in order to better assist them on their journeys to wellness and normalcy. The following conditions are commonly experienced by veterans:

  • Mental health and behavioral problems

  • Substance Abuse Disorders (SUD’s)

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Traumatically Brain Injury (TBI)

  • Depression

  • Chronic Pain

  • Chemical Exposure

These conditions and situations can all be positively managed by the use of CBD. CBD is known to help chronic pain, anxiety, depression, epilepsy, glaucoma, drug use and withdrawal, as well as many more.

Find Relief with The KK Shop

At The KK Shop, we have a passion for CBD and using every part of the hemp or cannabis plant. Nick, owner, and operator of The KK Shop, has been in the industry for many years and is an expert on the science and use behind CBD and associated products. Regardless of how you choose to use your medicine, we have the options for you. The KK Shop offers quality CBD products that you can find here, but these are some fan favorites!

  • Regular Strength CBD Tinctures: The classic way to ingest CBD, our tinctures are made from a Full Spectrum Hemp oil for maximum results and is available in tasteless or peppermint flavors. One bottle is on average a 15-day supply! For avid CBD users, there is an Xtra Strength option too!

  • Goat Milk Lotion: When it comes to CBD, we are nothing short of creative! Dry skin? Kill two birds with one stone. Our premium CBD goat milk lotion will nourish dry skin while delivering a boost of Full Spectrum Hemp Oil to the body. Each bottle is formulated with 300MG of Full Spectrum CBD.

We know as a veteran it can be intimidating to trust anyone when it comes to your wellness and personal needs. It is our goal to ensure you always feel safe and heard when behind our doors. We are happy to help you figure out the best products and dosing to start your journey, and we are here for you every step of the way. Give us a call or stop on in today!


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