Chronic regional pain syndrome.
When it comes to pain syndromes like CRPS, often the medications prescribed can be addictive or harmful to the body if used for a prolonged period. This is why so many people are looking to CBD hemp oil for their chronic pain. CBD oil is non-addictive, you don’t grow a tolerance, and there are no over-dose risks when taking hemp oil.
Is CBD what you need for your CRPS?
What is CRPS?
Chronic reginal pain syndrome is when you experience chronic pain usually in one limb. The pain can spread to other limbs and can vary in severity and duration.
Pain is considered chronic if it lasts for longer than six months and the limbs CRPS most often effects are the arms, legs, hands and feet.
CRPS is most common in women, but it can happen to anyone at any age but the risk peak...
Right now, 1.5 million people have Lupus. The treatment options for Lupus are extreme because the disease is so extreme so many people are starting to look into CBD Oil for treatment. Cannabis oil has some of the same healing potentials the harsher drugs have without the harmful side effects.
Could CBD oil be the treatment that helps lupus patients get back to their pain-free lives?
What is Lupus?
Lupus is an incurable chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of your body. Your skin, organs, and joints are all susceptible to its wrath. Typically, our body makes antibodies that help fight off any pathogens that may have entered our body and can do us harm. When you have an autoimmune disease, your body can’t tell the difference between friend or foe, so it j...
Going to the gym you take your essentials, right? Water, protein snack, maybe some work out pain relief gel? But did you ever think about taking your CBD oil with you to the gym?
Using hemp oil in your pre or post workout route can help you with your exercising experience.
Boosting your energy
CBD elevates chemicals in your brain that can give you a boost of energy as well as helping your metabolism use the energy you already have stored.
Taking supplements packed with caffeine might seem a good idea and seem healthy because they are in powder form as its not accompanied by all that sugar, but caffeine is still a powerful drug. If not used in moderation, it can cause health problems like high blood pressure, diarrhoea and irritability.
Taking CBD for your p...
At least 62% of adults in England are classified as overweight or obese. More than two-thirds of men and almost 6 in 10 women are overweight or obese.
With how easily accessible foods and desk jobs are, its no wonder some of us are putting on some weight. Stress eating, depression and poverty also contribute to these problems.
While CBD can give you a raise at your job, it can help you lose excess weight.
Taking some inches off. CBD can help with your trouble spots by encouraging your body to use your fat for energy.
CBD can help with the pain of exercising
Chronic pain is extremely common with obesity. People tell you just to work out more and go exercise, but they don’t understand that you are in tremendous pain. A nasty cycle of a pain keeping you from exercising w...
If you have started working from home, your already happy with the fact you’re not stuck in rush hour traffic. Sitting back on the laptop catching up on emails in your pj’s. working from home can be a blessing but it can also be a curse. While you get to drink your morning coffee in the comfort of your own home, you may also not of seen another human in the flesh for a few days. There is a list of cons that come with working from home but CBD may be able to help you with some of them.
Working from home can cause a few health problems if you fall into a unhealthy routine.
Normally your stuck in an hour traffic on the way to work and then an hour stuck in traffic on the way home from work. For a lot of people, they choose their job based on their commute because fuel prices are gett...
What are Endocannabinoids?
Your body creates chemicals called Endocannabinoids that are part of your Endocannabinoid system. They help regulate your body. These chemicals are elevated when you consume cannabis products like CBD hemp oil and these chemicals are also present in breast milk.
There are two main endocannabinoids that our bodies make and they mainly bind to a particular cannabinoid receptor. The way that they work is through a process called retrograde signalling where they travel backward through the synapse to the brain cell sending messages. The endocannabinoid binds to a cannabinoid receptor sending a message helps control the activity in the brain.
Anandamide is the cannabinoid that mainly binds to the CB1 cannabinoid receptor that is located mostly in the brain. This interaction helps t...
Have you fallen into a rut of sadness where nothing you do brings you joy? You might not have other symptoms of depression, but for some reason nothing is satisfying. You may have developed melancholic depression, and CBD oil may be able to help.
CBD oil has shown in studies to be effective in reducing symptoms of depression, including symptoms that also occur in melancholic depression. By elevating chemicals that are usually lacking, elevating chemicals that offer a boosted mood, and elevating chemicals that promote neurogenesis, CBD oil may be a valid treatment for melancholic depression.
What is Melancholia?
Melancholia is a type of depression, but it has a distinct quality of mood that cannot be diagnosed as severe depression. When you have melancholia, you are...
We live in a very social world where we have the ability to talk to almost anyone from around the world at the push of a button. But that doesn’t mean that our social requirements are being met. In some studies, have shown that hitting adultescent are more likely to be socially isolated but feeling less lonely than older adults.
This may seem like that makes everything okay but being isolated and feeling lonely are two different things and both are bad for our health.
Loneliness Vs. Social Isolation
Someone can be surrounded by loads of people but still be feeling lonely, while someone who is completely alone could not feel lonely at all. Loneliness is more about the quality of social interactions and quenching a desire for social contact. It is a feeling that takes time to overcome, but with the right relationships, it can be dealt with.
Having Social isolation i...
CBD is becoming a revolutionary treatment option for all kinds of disorders, and neurological disorders are reaping the rewards as well. People who have Tourette Syndrome have been finding relief through using medical cannabis because of its ability to regulate our endocannabinoid system. Researchers, doctors, and patients have become extremely interested in medical marijuana because of its ability to help mediate brain activity.
What is Tourette Syndrome?
Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder where the person afflicted has involuntary muscle movements or vocalizations we know as “tics.” A lot of people with Tourette’s can control their tics in some fashion, delaying or reducing the severity of their outburst. These tics are more like compulsions that build up enough tension to where the person needs to satisfy the urge t...
If you have suffered with Chicken Pox once in your life, you could later develop Shingles because it comes from the same virus.
The rash that comes with Shingles can cause all sorts of trouble causing, pain, redness and itchiness. But can CBD help ask Shingles is a skin rash?
What is Shingles?
Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful rash. Although shingles can occur anywhere on your body, it most often appears as a single stripe of blisters that wraps around either the left or the right side of your torso.
Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. Years later, the virus may reactivate as shingles.
While it isn't a life-threatening condition, sh...