HealthStatus Team

How to Identify and Shop for High-Quality Cannabis Oil

CBD oil is helping many people with their health conditions.  There are many brands selling in our current market and more products and manufacturers jumping on the scene daily.  How do you tell a good product from a not so good product?  Here are some helpful tips: Good Cannabis Oil: Is grown in clean organic […]

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Sleep is as important as food and water. That is why it falls under the basic physiologic needs in Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. In order for us to progress towards achieving our full potential, we should first listen and attend to our most fundamental needs – which include food, water, shelter, and sleep.

Another Study Casts Doubt on Safety of Herbal Drug Kratom

Kratom is a herbal supplement, derivative from a plant in Southeast Asia. It’s typically used as a natural pain-reliever, and it is also used in controlling addictive behaviors. However, these benefits are dwarfed by the side effects: seizures, withdrawal symptoms, and anxiety. While legal, it had the properties of opioids according to the FDA. Susruta […]

How Sleep Is Different for Men and Women

The sleep and wake cycles for men and women vary for a number of reasons including: sex, sleep deprivation, and a trend for differences due to gender. The sleep wake cycle is governed by the hypothalamus, the circadian rhythm. This affects the body differently in men and women. In men, the cycle makes men more […]

3 Things That Won’t Help Your Baby Sleep: The Anti-Advice

There is a lot of conflicting information out there on how to get your baby to sleep through the night. But, there has been advancements and new data on what not to do to help your baby’s sleep duration. These findings include no rice cereal before 4 months since studies show that babies fed rice […]

Hemp In China: A Hemp Growing Superpower

China is the world’s largest hemp producer, currently accounting for around 70% of the world’s hemp. Growing hemp for beauty purposes is actually pretty new in China. Chinese people have used hemp for a variety of purposes throughout history. However, in recent years, its use was heavily restricted by the government as a part of […]

Lower Back pain

7 Treatments to Help Relieve Your Chronic Pain

In this day of age there is a lot of work to be done, and along with that work comes some pain. There is a lot of ways to help alleviate the pains caused by stress, work, etc. First and foremost, there is the medication route of pain relief. It is fast and effective but […]

Is CBD Toxic to the Liver?

CBD is a component of cannabis that lacks the characteristic high of marijuana. For decades, during the period where cannabis was illegal, proponents continued to laud the medicinal advantages of the plant. With the legalization of cannabis comes new research. However, also beginning to appear is shoddy science and exaggerated journalistic claims that insist cannabis, […]

7 Tips on How to Sleep Better

Do you often find yourself tossing and turning for hours while trying to sleep at night and thinking about how you could sleep better? Before you even know it, you’re just two or three hours away until sunrise and you still haven’t slept, yet. Well, you are not alone. According to the National Institutes of […]

FDA to Hold First Public Meeting on CBD

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a public meeting to discuss products that have CBD oil in them. CBD is short for cannabidiol and is naturally occurring in marijuana and hemp. The FDA held the meeting because there is currently very little information about the potential harmful effects of CBD use and its […]