CBD has worked wonders for a lot of people, myself included. I can't tell you how many times I've come across a person praising its effects and everyone else chiming in to agree and add their own story! While it's effects are incredible and backed by science, it simply will not work for everyone. There are a number of reasons why, most of which we'll cover today, but I also want to cover some other pain-relievers, techniques, methods, and vitamins that can relieve your pain and contribute to … [Read more...]
You Can Do This, I Believe in You!
I believe in you! Life can be difficult if you're being healthy and staying fit, especially if you're trying to lose weight, or taking away something you love from your diet. But I believe in you! I know you can stick with it, and you can stick with it for as long as you like! Cake? Pizza? Cheeseburgers? These things pale in comparison to the confidence you feel when you cut them out of your diet. Your gym exercise is paying off! Every crunch, every lift, every squat, every step… It … [Read more...]
CBD and Diabetes – Does CBD Help?
2017 saw 30+ million people with diabetes, with 23 million being diagnosed and 7.2 million being undiagnosed. That equaled out to 9.4% of the USA population, and these stats don’t differentiate between type 1 or type 2 diabetes (source). The good news is that it isn't all doom and gloom - diabetes come in two types, and each type has its own ways of dealing with it, and this will become more apparent as we venture further into the descriptions of type 1 and type 2. Perhaps you have … [Read more...]
An Introduction to the Endocannabinoid System
When we think of THC, CBD, or CBG we normally think of the health benefits that we've come to know and love. But, how exactly do these health benefits come about? Does CBD magically make you energized and ready to seize the day, like a can of spinach in Popeye? We'll be able to answer that question once we know a little more about the ECS. It’s a wonderful system that keeps us happy and healthy, and an imbalance can result in a serious disease! Endocannabinoids When we think … [Read more...]
Can CBD Really Help With Stress?
We all know what it is. We all experience it at one time or another. Maybe someone cuts you off in traffic, maybe your project is due tomorrow and you haven't had the chance to start it, or you have a family to take care of, or you just moved house, or… The possible stressors are endless and can be deeply personalized. I'm not pretending I have a "one size fits all" solution, but there is a biological process that accompanies stress, and this process is helpful in short bursts, but hurtful … [Read more...]