What is sinusitis?
Many people are all too familiar with how it feels to have sinusitis as the condition is, unfortunately, widespread. This swelling of the sinuses causes a build up of mucus that puts pressure on the sinus cavities. Depending on where the build-up occurs, the pain may result in strain around the eyes, headaches, swelling, or an inability to breathe through the nose. Sinusitis is the result of an infection, either viral or bacterial. Fungi-induced sinusitis can also occur, but this is usually the result of an underlying allergy that develops into sinusitis.
Cases of sinusitis are well into their millions and typically affect adults, although cases of children with sinusitis do exist. Some instances can last several months, but the condition is considered to be acute rather than chronic. Those who suffer from chronic sinusitis...
With the cooler seasons coming up, many of us are likely to suffer from one of the common winter bugs. Whether that’s a cold, dry skin or even more serious conditions like bronchitis. These illnesses take a toll on our bodies. But could using CBD help us get through these colder months?
What is CBD?
CBD is one of many compounds that are found in the cannabis plant unlike THC. CBD is non psychoactive, meaning that it can give the benefits of the cannabis without the “high”. CBD works indirectly with CB1 and CB2 receptors in the body. The human body has an endocannabinoid system, and when natural cannabinoids are used, it helps to regulate functions such as sleep, appetite, mood, memory and fertility.
CBD and Winter Illness
One of the most common illnesse...
Survive the Cold & Flu season with CBD
As we have just come in to Autumn, Winter is just around the corner. As you can tell the nights and early mornings have started to change, darker and colder. This also means flu season is upon us, but with CBD boosting your immune system, having the common flu or a cold might not be that bad and become more bearable.
Instead when ingested, CBD gets to work on your body’s endocannabinoid system. Our bodies endocannabinoid system is in charge of regulating sleeping patterns, appetite and general mood. Our bodies already produce cannabinoids in its regulation of emotion and sleep, ingesting CBD can trigger t...
Can CBD treat Migraines?
Migraines are severe headaches that affect millions of brits every year. For most of us, a migraine consists of a day of painful rest with a debilitating headache. Daily life is severely impacted and nothing of importance can get accomplished with a migraine.
The only options of treatment consist of over the counter medicine or from pharmacies, which come with many different side effects. However, an alternative might exist to treat these debilitating headaches. CBD (cannabidiol).
What does cause a migraine?
Nearly almost every one is familiar with migraines, either from personal experience or you know someone that has had migraines. However, what causes a migraine and the definition of a migraine are not often known.
As we know, a migraine is more than just a headache. It is a disorder that causes a person to have severe...