HealthStatus Team

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 […]

1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back Pain

In a report from Annals of Internal Medicine, a study was done in which about 19,000 working adults were surveyed on if they had experienced lower back pain, on if they thought it was work related, and whether or not it was affected their current work. The study found that over a quarter of the […]

CBD — It’s Everywhere, But Does It Work?

CBD has definitely become the big new thing in cannabis since marijuana started becoming legal across America. It’s available in many forms as consumers look on store shelves and website listings for a way to get this new product in a version that best suits them. CBD is now being put into creams and pills, […]

10 Biggest Misconceptions About CBD

Blame it to marketing, development in legislation or to its therapeutic benefits – whatever is causing all the noise surrounding CBD is working very well. Starting last year, there has been a nonstop upsurge of interest in the cannabinoid of the hour, the cannabidiol. However, its popularity doesn’t come without some misconceptions that may be […]