Stress is an inevitability of life. A single instance or a combination of everything going on in life can make us feel trepidation and feelings of being overwhelmed. While no one seeks out stressful feelings, they are inevitable and in some cases keep us on the right track. Stress motivates people to work toward goals,…
The human body is a miracle of engineering, chemistry, biology, and life itself. Each person has a certain amount of control over their body, but there are a number of processes and operations that amazingly happen outside of conscious thought. Most of these subconscious happenings, such as digestion or a fight or flight response, are…
Having a good relationship with intimacy and sex is an important aspect of a happy romantic relationship and a healthy lifestyle. Many people are fortunate to have a loving partner and the mental and physical health to have positive sexual experiences, but not everyone is so lucky.
Freedom of movement is vital to living a good life. Everyone wants to have the ability to travel wherever they like, to enjoy exercising, and have fun exploring hobbies. For some, arthritis due to age, illness, or injury holds them back from enjoying such freedoms. An effective way to treat arthritis is cannabis.
Digestive health and how it affects overall health is becoming a larger part of how people view their wellbeing. One reason is likely the growing number of cases of gastrointestinal issues. One option to help people who struggle with GI problems is cannabis.
It is no secret that the country is in the middle of an opioid epidemic. While these potent painkillers are FDA approved and prescribed by doctors, their addictive nature presents serious problems for long time use. Another controversial medicine could be the answer we’ve been looking for.
Chronic pain can stem from strained or tight muscles, worn down or stiff joints, or even inflamed internal organs, and is often a sign of a larger health concern. If the pain continues for a long enough time period, the chronic pain becomes a problem unto itself. Those who suffer from chronic pain have found relief from their daily struggle, using products such as cannabis edibles.
Getting the right product and the correct dosage of cannabis is vital to the effectiveness and the experience of the user. If we take too little, our condition goes unaddressed, but too much may cause an uncomfortable experience. Just as with any other drug consuming the right amount is unique to each person based on a whole host of factors.
Our bodies’ have a system in place to help us stay balanced: the endocannabinoid system, or ECS. Using a combination of neuroreceptors, endocannabinoids and enzymes to communicate with cells to make just the right amount of certain chemicals to get closer to homeostasis.
For many in the U.S. insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, stay asleep, or cause someone to wake up too early and not fall back asleep. As insomnia persists, it can weaken the immune system, decrease metabolism, cause problems in memory recall, and even lead to or exacerbate serious health conditions. Fortunately, an alternative source of relief for quality restorative sleep can be found in cannabis.
Experiencing extreme stress and trauma is a far too common occurrence. Some people go through intensely stressful or traumatic events, whereas others see stress mount gradually over time, becoming untenable. Fortunately, as more and more research is being done, more people who live with PTSD are turning to cannabis for relief from their symptoms.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome that is characterized by intense muscle and joint pain. In addition to the chronic pain common in Fibromyalgia patients suffer from additional symptoms that include insomnia, depression, skin conditions, hypoglycemia, a loss of mental acuity, and fatigue.