The Best Ways To Handle The Pain From Gains

Whether your workout routine focuses on muscle confusion, progressive overload, or a combination of both, you’ll come out the other end with the good kind of muscle ache. Managing the discomfort we feel in the aftermath of workouts isn’t just about staying comfortable. Pain can sap motivation and sometimes lead to injuries when we can’t tell the difference between simple soreness and something more serious.[…]

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Catch Bigger and Better Zs With CBDs

To be clear, we mean Zs as in the sleep sounds. Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders are both serious matters. In a day and age when it seems to be getting harder and harder to get a good night’s sleep, we should all be paying close attention to the different factors that might be causing us have a harder time settling down at night. Studies[…]

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A Guide For Getting Into Meditation

Keeping calm and carrying on should be something we all strive for in our daily lives. Hemp extracts with CBD can help us out in that regard by supporting our body’s natural ability to handle stress triggers and helping us keep from getting too anxious. Combining daily CBD with the practice of meditation can provide a two-pronged approach to improving our mental wellness. While there[…]

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You Might Want To Let Cannabinoids Go To Your Head

Migraine headaches are one of the most common and painful ailments affecting a significant percentage of the world’s population. The symptoms associated with the onset of a migraine are seemingly endless and highly debilitating: excruciating pain combined with nausea and increased sensitivity to light and sound. Managing migraines normally involves medications that can be both expensive and full of uncomfortable side effects. In her book[…]

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Could Cannabidiol Help This Chronic Condition?

Arthritis is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States with roughly 54 million adults currently suffering from it. There are many different forms of arthritis, including rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, but the condition basically comes down to deterioration and inflammation of the joints. The causes vary, but factors that might play a role include previous injuries, weight, genetics and aging. Without a[…]

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Just A Single Dose Of CBD Successfully Lowers Blood Pressure

Stress. Lifestyle choices. Genetics. All of these can have an effect on our blood pressure and whether or not we might develop high blood pressure (aka hypertension) in the future. Making healthier choices can help lower the odds, but now there’s another way we might possibly be able to lower our blood pressure: CBD In a small study conducted at the University of Nottingham, a[…]

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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[…]

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Clearing Up The Muscle Confusion

First things first, everyone’s fitness goals are different. We’re lucky enough to live in an embarrassment of riches when it comes to workout routines and exercise methodologies, but there isn’t one clear “best” option. It all depends on what you’re personally looking to achieve. Recently, workouts and boutique gyms have sprung up that focus on “muscle confusion” as the foundation for improving our physical fitness.[…]

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Does The Source Of CBD Matter?

The short answer: No The slightly longer answer: Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the major active compounds found in the cannabis sativa plant. It is non-psychotropic, so it won’t cause you to feel the “high” that is normally associated with cannabis. That sensation is the result of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. CBD was originally discovered in the 1940s, but its composition and relation to THC[…]

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How Our ECS Could Be The Answer For Chronic Pain

Fibromyalgia is one of many conditions that can be classified as “treatment-resistant”. These also include migraines, arthritis, and irritable bowel syndrome. Each of these conditions includes chronic pain. With fibromyalgia, it is believed that the pain is the result of the condition affecting the way our brain’s pain receptors are handling signals. Scientists have been studying the potential connection between this imbalance in our body’s[…]

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What Happens When CBD Goes To Waist?

Obesity is running rampant globally. It’s estimated that almost 2 billion people classify as obese worldwide. There are many factors that can contribute to an increase in our body mass index (or BMI), from stress to lack of sleep to sedentary working conditions. It’s important to remember that obesity isn’t tied to aesthetics, many of us who outwardly appear to be at a healthy weight[…]

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We’ve Got A Gut Feeling About CBD

Gut health can be a touchy subject. Especially for the approximately 15% of the developed world that suffers from some form of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and its uncomfortable symptoms. With no cure for IBS, management of the abdominal pain and gastrointestinal discomfort that it causes is a daily struggle. There are many approaches, including a strict diet and even medications to treat extreme flare ups.[…]

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Major Test Shows CBD Oil Is Effective Against Epilepsy

For the first time, a major study with a large number of participants has shown that CBD, the non-psychotropic compound in cannabis sativa, is an effective treatment for a particularly severe form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome. Children in both the US and Europe who suffer from the condition were given a liquid form of cannabidiol along with their usual anti-seizure medication. Dravet usually[…]

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CBD: The All-Natural Wellness Product Thousands of Years in the Making

What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you think of the Stone Age? No, not The Rock’s debut in WWF/WWE (November 4th, 1996, for those who are wondering), I mean THE Stone Age. The one that ended around 2000 BCE when metal tools started hitting store shelves. At the tail end of the Stone Age was the Neolithic Era, when farming was developed.[…]

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