Most of us are familiar with hormones, but what are they exactly?
Hormones are chemical messengers that are produced in the Endocrine system and play a vital role in regulating important functions in our body, including metabolism, growth and reproduction.
Ideally, our hormones should be produced at a regular rate, however, if the body is producing too much or too little of s hormone, this can have serious effects on the body. This is referred to as hormonal Imbalance.
Hormonal fluctuations can occur naturally during puberty, menopause and perimenopause, but they can also be caused by toxins or an unbalanced lifestyle.
Common symptoms of hormonal imbalance include menstrual irregularity, weight gain, mood swings, vaginal atrophy and hair loss.
Cannabinoids talk to the Endocrine system
Just like Endocannabinoids, hormones are biochemical messengers involved in many aspects of our physiology. Our growth, behaviour, sleep, s
CBD & Diabetes
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes occurs when the body cannot make sufficient amount of insulin, resulting in elevated blood sugar. There is Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Gestational diabetes is a third form of diabetes occurring during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes disappears after a baby is born, but can be a predictor of type 2 diabetes later in life.
Unlike type 2, type 1 diabetes is unpreventable. Type 1 occurs when a person’s immune system attacks their insulin-producing pancreas cells. Previously known as “juvenile diabetes,” type 1 can happen in both children and adults.
If you have type 1 diabetes, then you may experience these symptoms: