How CBD can help seniors with addictions

How CBD can help seniors with addictions

Seniors can suffer from many health conditions, and they are under a wide range of prescription medications as a result. While the medicines may give them short-term relief for their illnesses, they will require greater dosages in the long term. Once they start to depend on the treatment, seniors eventually develop a reliance. Research has also shown that some of the doses lead to organ damage. Fortunately, new studies demonstrate that CBD has the potential to eliminate the conditions they suffer from and combat their addiction to prescription medicine.   Based on information by NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse), opioid overdose takes...

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The Connection Between Diet and Anxiety in Dogs

The Connection Between Diet and Anxiety in Dogs

As pet owners, we often overlook the connection between diet and anxiety for our dogs. Just like humans, dogs that eat low-quality food often experience health issues that lead to stress and anxiety. Symptoms of dog anxiety Symptoms of dog anxiety can include changes in behavior, such as increased restlessness, pacing, panting, and trembling. Your dog may also have a decrease in appetite and may become more withdrawn and less interested in playing or going for walks.   Anxiety and inflammation Inflammation is the body's way to respond to any abnormalities, injuries, or unusual changes. Inflammation, in general, is the...

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Lyme Disease: How Can You Protect Yourself This Summer? 

Lyme Disease: How Can You Protect Yourself This Summer? 

The thought of Lyme disease can be intimidating. Although it's usually curable by antibiotics, it can lead people to experience symptoms that can affect their brain, joints, and heart. Symptoms can range from fever to swollen lymph nodes to joint pain, and can cause those who contract the disease great discomfort and cognitive decline if untreated. Those who contract the disease are also likely to experience the iconic "bulls-eye" rash, and symptoms may not arise until days after the initial bite. How Do You Get Lyme Disease?  Lyme disease is transmitted through the bite of an infected deer tick. Ticks...

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5 Useful Cannabinoids You Need to Know

5 Useful Cannabinoids You Need to Know

Cannabis is a plant of the Cannabaceae family and contains more than eighty biologically active chemical compounds. The most commonly known compounds are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). THC is the component that produces the “high” associated with marijuana use. Much interest has been seen around CBD and its potential related to health benefits. Here are five key cannabinoids to know about and their uses.  CBD “Cannabidiol” CBD is a single compound in the cannabis plant, and marijuana is a type of cannabis plant or plant material that contains many naturally occurring compounds, including CBD and THC. CBD, is one...

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Understanding CBD

Understanding CBD

Do you have chronic pain? Are you nervous about using cannabis, but want to try CBD? It might be worth checking out. If you're in need of a natural pain reliever that won't leave any pesky side effects, look no further than CBD. Staying pain-free is a huge part of feeling healthy and enjoying a full life.  CBD is a powerful solution for alleviating pain, anxiety, and nausea that's here to stay, and legal in all states. What is CBD? CBD is a natural chemical compound that is found in the cannabis plant. It is one of over 60 compounds...

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5 Principles of Mindful Eating

5 Principles of Mindful Eating

We are what we eat--at least that's how the saying goes. In today's busy world, however, with so many distractions and temptations, it can be hard to remember that's true while eating too. Mindful eating is a practice where you focus more on the food you're eating and how your body feels when you're eating it. By becoming more aware of hunger, fullness, cravings, and satisfaction levels, you can learn to make better choices about what to eat in the moment and be satisfied without overeating. Let's look at five principles of mindful eating and how you can incorporate them...

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