Alcohol and CBD

Both alcohol and Cannabidiol (CBD) are considered drugs by the US government however, one has shown significant results in mitigating the negative side effects of the other. In short, CBD can help hangover symptoms as well as decrease the overall damage alcohol does to the body. Research has shown that people that use CBD have experienced pain relief, lower anxiety, reduced nausea, reduction in seizures, aided in sleep, and many other benefits. Anyone who indulges[…]

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Scientists Present A Pretty Convincing Argument For The Benefits of CBD

When leading scientists are willing to go on the record in a government hearing about the medicinal benefits of CBD, it’s time to start paying attention. That’s exactly what happened when Nora D. Volkow, the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA, part of the National Institutes of Health) went before the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control to push for more clinical trials to investigate the medicinal potential of cannabidiol. In 2015,[…]

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A Plant-Based Post-Workout Plan With No Salads

When it comes to the science of working out the age-old principle still applies: K.I.S.S. Keep it simple s…onny? (See also: Keep it simple, Señora) If you’re trying to lose weight, you just have to burn more energy than you ingest. If you want to gain mass, you need to increase your caloric and protein ingestion to help your body repair muscle fibers and promote muscle growth. In both cases, we’re putting increased stress on[…]

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CBD Hemp Extract and Inflammation

Did you know that one of the main benefits from CBD hemp extract is the reduction of inflammation? This post will take you through what inflammation can do to the body and how CBD hemp extract can bind with your body’s receptors within your endocannabinoid system and reduce the amount of overall inflammation within the body. What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s natural response to harmful stimuli caused by many different types of damaging[…]

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This Doctor Has A Big Reason To Try A Different Approach To Pain Management

As athletes, pain management is just as much a part of our routine as reps and PRs. ‘No pain, no gain’ isn’t just a catchy phrase – it’s the truth. When it comes to handling the unexpected tweaks and sprains that come with pushing our bodies as far as they can go, it can be easy to seek out the usual OTC remedies at our local pharmacy, but it’s important to consider that fact that[…]

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