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Fri
31
Jul

How Cannabis And CBD Can Help Eliminate The Stigma Around Mental Illness

With marijuana use and mental health both wildly stigmatized, perhaps there are solutions in place that are as simple as having a conversation.

Millions of Americans are coping with mental health issues. Often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, those who suffer in silence with mental illness issues often remain silent due to the stigmatization that shrouds depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric disorders.

Thu
30
Jul

What Effect Does CBD Oil Have On Cats?

Cats, much like dogs and humans, are also equipped with an endocannabinoid system. Can they experience the benefits of CBD?

From beauty stores to pet stores, CBD products are everywhere. Animals, like us, are equipped with an endocannabinoid system, leading researchers and businesses to believe that they can also experience the benefits that we experience when consuming CBD.

According to some brands, when it comes to CBD’s effect on cats, the compound can help them relax, provide pain relief, reduce aggression and help them manage their stress. But how accurate are these statements?

Thu
30
Jul

Research Finds CBD Effective At Treating Cannabis Use Disorder

Though it may seem counterintuitive, CBD can help lower consumption among those diagnosed with cannabis use disorder.

Cannabis affects everyone differently and can create deleterious effects for some individuals. One recent study indicates 30% of marijuana consumers have some degree of cannabis use disorder.

Wed
29
Jul

CBD Oil for Dogs: Top Benefits and Treatments

CBD has become a household terms and associated with many health benefits. It is among the active chemicals found in the cannabis plants and the largest source of CBD is derived from the Hemp flower.

Why is CBD oil from Hemp plant liked by so many around the world?  It is because it contains low levels of THC content (below 0.3%); thus, it does not cause the euphoric effects or make you high. It is none addictive to humans and animals, and it’s health benefits include pain relief, antioxidant properties that help with nausea, and many other benefits still being researched today.

But is CBD oil suitable for your dogs? What benefits will your dog get from it? Let’s dive into those questions and a few other topics.

Tue
28
Jul

Chronic pain patients are increasingly turning to cannabis for relief

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Tue
28
Jul

Cataracts And Cannabis: What’s The Connection?

With stigmas changing, more adults are turning to the medicinal benefits of CBD and marijuana to treat eye conditions like cataracts.

“Studies have shown that THC, which is the active ingredient in cannabis, does help lower IOP in the eye for a certain period of time. Dr. Dotson performed various studies, where one study showed intraocular pressure dropping up to 40% using cannabis as a form of medicine.” — Healing the Eye Wellness Center

Tue
28
Jul

7 Relaxing Cannabis Strains For Stress Management

It's hard to quiet the brain. It's hard to relax the body. For many people, cannabis is the tool they use to make both processes a little bit easier. Weed provides an escape from the bad days, and that's why so many of us seek it out to release the built-up anxiety and tension in our bodies. However, with so many products on the shelves, it can be tough for the average consumer to know which cannabis strains may provide relaxing effects. But don't even trip, because we're here to help.

Mon
27
Jul

Can CBD Help With Anti-Aging? Here’s What You Need To Know

Thanks to antioxidants, CBD can help fight free-radical damage and even reduce some of your wrinkles. That’s why skincare companies often include the compound in their products.

Hoping to turn back the clock a few years?

OK, that may be scientifically impossible, but thanks to CBD, you may be able to take a few years off of your skin. It’s true! Thanks to antioxidants, CBD can help fight free-radical damage and even reduce some of your wrinkles. That’s why skincare companies everywhere are starting to include CBD in their products.

Fri
24
Jul

Data Regarding Cannabis Use During Pregnancy Produces Mixed Results

One of the most controversial and sensitive topics when it comes to cannabis is cannabis use during pregnancy. That is true regardless of what country someone is in.

All responsible parents (or soon to be parents) want to do what is best for their child. That, of course, is coupled with doing what is best for pregnant mothers’ health as well.

After all, the overall health of the pregnant mother is a major factor in determining the overall health of the developing baby.

Fri
24
Jul

Cannabis Showing Promise For Treating Dermatitis In Dogs

A cannabis-based formulation developed by Australia’s CannPal (ASX:CP1) has substantially reduced atopic dermatitis severity in dogs participating in clinical trial.

Atopic dermatitis is triggered by an allergic reaction after a dog ingests or inhales a substance they are sensitive to. As well as being an uncomfortable condition, repeated licking or scratching of an affected area can result in more serious issues, including infection.

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