Month: October 2018

Depression and Cannabis

Depression affects millions, and even mental health professionals can’t always be certain what will or won’t help a specific patient. With the legalization of marijuana continuing to sweep the nation, it is now possible to investigate the effects of cannabis on mental health, and better determine whether or not THC or CBD could improve the […]

Study Finds Most Online CBD Products Are Mislabeled

Even as cannabis based products explode now that cannabis legalization is starting to seriously sweep the globe, new issues with the now available products that can be produced from the cannabis plant are emerging. CBD is one of those products, which is being found to offer significant relief for people suffering from anxiety or stress, […]

How CBD Dabs Are Making Dabbing Accessible To Everyone

Some cannabis enthusiasts will occasionally turn to dabbing, which is not using the leaf but rather an extract or concentrate of marijuana. Sometimes called rosin, or wax, or shatter, crumble, or rosin, it’s a somewhat more concentrated form of cannabis. It can be produced industrially, and increasingly is as marijuana becomes legal across the United […]

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Natural Pain Relief: Why CBD Might Be Better Than Opiates

There are benefits to taking CBD supplementation over Opioids.   CBD was legalized in the 2014 Farm Bill but because of the stigma attached to hemp, many doctors are wary about prescribing it.   CBD oil is detached from the THC (the high producing component of hemp) so it is safe to use and you […]

A Quarter of Adults Are Too Inactive, Putting Health at Risk

Over a quarter of the world’s adults are putting themselves at greater risk for dementia, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes because they are not getting the minimal amount of exercise per week!    1.4 billion people worldwide do not get enough physical activity:   1 out of every 3 women and 1 out of […]

Congress Considers Amendment Allowing VA Doctors To Recommend Veterans Medical Cannabis

The Senate Appropriations Committee has recently voted to add an amendment to the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act that would prevent Veterans’ Affairs from denying treatment to veterans based on their use of legal cannabis. The amendment will prevent discrimination against certain veterans who use medicinal marijuana by blocking the VA […]

Weight Loss Drug Lorcaserin Found Safe In Large Study

A new weight loss drug has been scientifically reviewed for cardiovascular risk, and found to not increase such risk in patients who are above their normal weight. Each participant in the study was diagnosed with either more than one risk factor for heart disease, or already had cardiovascular disease with atherosclerotic aspects. The study ran […]

Will CBD Help Me Sleep?

More and more, CBD oil is helping people around the world. For a long time, people have used marijuana to calm themselves down, help them sleep, or increase their appetites, but now we have CBD oil. CBD is derived from marijuana but doesn’t contain THC so it doesn’t have the psychoactive effects of regular weed […]

Nutritionists Are Losing It Over This $4.89 ALDI Bread

Eating healthy in America is often not just a matter of finding the willpower to reach past the junk food to put nutritious items in your grocery cart. It can often be about price and availability. Even the most determined diet can be opposed by how much a healthy item costs compared to something else […]

Getting Too Little Sleep May ‘Age’ the Heart

Some life coaches will preach to strive for balance in all things. Medical researchers investigating sleep might agree. New study data shows that both a deficit or excess of sleep can increase your risk of serious cardiovascular danger. While it’s not entirely uncommon for people to be aware of how getting too little sleep can […]