Mental illness, also called mental health disorders, refers to a wide range of mental health conditions, disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behaviour. Examples of mental illness include:
Many people have mental health concerns from time to time. But a mental health concern becomes a metal illness when ongoing signs and symptoms cause frequent stress and affect your ability to function.
A mental illness can make you miserable and can cause problems in your daily life, such as at school or work or even in relationships. In most cases, symptoms can be managed with a combination of medications and talk therapy (psychotherapy).
Signs and symptoms of mental illness can vary, depending on the disorder, circumstances and other factors. Mental...
CBD to help Veterans
For many of us pain is understandable. It’s a part of everyday life, but the psychological trauma that our military veterans live with is something entirely different. During 2014-16, the rate of probable PTSD among ex-regular veterans was 7.4%, compared with 4.8% among those currently serving as regular personnel, the study found. Former military personnel who deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan were more likely to report the symptoms of PTSD.
Unfortunately, mental health issues carry a sigma and many veterans won’t admit that they can see so often no one pays attention to it.
Only 50% of veterans that return from service will seek help. There’s a stigma attached to getting help, so much that many veterans turn to self-medication which leads to substance abuse and addiction.
Symptoms and treatment
Approximately 11-20 out of every 1...
Can CBD Help lower high blood pressure?
High blood pressure is a serious condition that currently affects millions of people in the UK. Blood pressure readings between 120/80mmHg and 140/90mmHg are defined as high normal blood pressure. High blood pressure doesn't just happen to older adults. Over 2.1 million people under the age of 45 had high blood pressure in England in 2015.
It goes with out saying that high blood pressure is becoming a nasty rising trend, which is only going to get worse if changes to the system Aren’t made. While there is already a substantial amount of research in to hypertension, a succinct cure is yet to be found. But, Thanks to the rise of natural medicines, including medical marijuana, many people now suspect that cannabis-based products could provide the answers we have been looking for in regards to lowering blood pressure in modern society.
CBD for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
CBD is not a miracle cure, but many people report using CBD for PTSD offers relief of some of its most troubling symptoms.
What is PTSD?
Often people who suffer with PTSD will be the last to accept that they are not acting like them sleeves. Symptoms can vary greatly, but people who know the victim well enough will be able to detect serious changes when they start to occur. It may start with the victim refusing all forms of grief counselling and stating firmly they they will be ok. This doesn’t mean that they will be okay. Each and every one of us has a threshold for what we can go through and not snap. It’s different for different people so be keen to spot changes in a group of potential victims and do not assume that all of which will develop PTSD. Just the same, everyone needs counselling.