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Dr. Mamelak is moving!

In Accordance with §165.5 of the Texas Administrative Code, Dr. Mamelak is informing all patients that he is leaving Sanova Dermatology. His last day in the clinic will be May 10, 2024.

Many people use medicinal cannabis to treat a variety of medical conditions. Cannabidiol, or CBD for short, is extracted from the plant and used in drugs and over the counter remedies. Experts have also used CBD in skin care products to promote healthier skin.

How CBD Affects The Body

Your body has a complex system known as the endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system contains receptors, enzymes, and endocannabinoids. The CB1 and CB2 receptors communicate with the nervous system. They also manage coordination, pain, appetite, mood, and inflammation. CBD influences those areas of the body by activating the receptors. Other effects that CBD has on the body are:

Your skin contains both CB1 and CB2 receptors. They are located in the sebaceous glands and the hair follicles, as well as on cutaneous nerves and mast cells.

A Remedy For The Skin

CBD and CBD-infused creams and lotions have been used effectively to treat a variety of skin conditions. Some of these ailments include:

CBD Skin Care Products

If you are searching for skin care products that contain cannabis derivatives, they will often be labeled with CBD. They may come in the form of creams, sprays, oils, and sleep drops. Brands like Revolution have a few CBD skin care products to hydrate your skin, and BeYou has a balm that uses CBD to alleviate pain.

CBD may very well prove to be effective in creating healthy skin for patients. To learn how you can benefit from CBD skin care, contact me.