Phillip Blair, MD – Retired Colonel working with CBD for Pain, Anxiety, Addiction and PTSD

October 30, 2018

Philip Blair, MD: How CBD Hemp Helps Anxiety, Depression & Dementia

Show Notes:

00:30 – Philips journey into CBD 

02:45 – How to use food as medicine 

04:30 – Foods and the Endocannabinoid System Omega 3 fats help us make our own CBD and absorb more CBD

06:30 – CBD and metabolism CBD increases number of mitochondria in our cells; energy increase. Heart uses fats and can condition brain to use fats, too

09:20 – What happens with just taking CBD and no diet change. Best taken and absorbed with saturated fats, which go thru lymphatics

14:00 – The interplay between CBD and other substances Makes neurotransmitters, inflammatory cytokines more efficient

20:00 – The different ways that CBD can be used (performance, athleticism, etc.) 

29:30 – Depression, psychotic and CBD 

33:00 – Becoming all that you can be with CBD 37:20 – Philip’s High Leverage Skill 40:20 – What Philip is questioning 45:20 – Philip’s favorite CBD (Elixinol)


Quotes from Dr. Blair:

Enhancement of compassion, better sociability; allows you to get to your full potential, all your genetics can be brought out. Maintaining our normal function, deflecting effects of environmental, emotional and physical stress.

Anti staph and anti strep qualities to CBD. Usually don’t see negative responses if you are using a clean CBD that has no pesticides, heavy metals or residual solvents. 

CBD is as good as the best anti psychotic medicines. Start on CBD and taper the opioids. CBD blocks the addictive withdrawal effects of anti depressants. 

Opioids have greater analgesic effects when paired with CBD.

What is CBD oil? Benefits of Cannabidiol. CBD oil for anxiety, depression, cancer, PTSD and sleep.

CBD has been proven to be highly beneficial in the treatment of seizures, neurological conditions such as MS and cerebral palsy and anxiety disorders. Studies have found that CBD can….

  • Relieve nausea and vomiting making it a great digestive aid
  • Help control and reduce seizures
  • Help Fight tumors and cancer cells (it’s a powerful anti-oxidant)
  • Help relieve anxiety and depression
  • Calm and protect the nervous system
  • Promote relaxation and deeper sleep
  • Help reduce stress
  • Help relieve insomnia
  • Anti-inflammatory effects which help reduce swelling
  • Help relieve muscle and joint pain