Can CBD Help with PMS?

PMS or Pre-Menstrual Syndrome is no joke. Women who deal with the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome know exactly how awful they can be. Period cramps probably rate number one on the list of effects that women loathe about PMS followed closely by mood swings and headaches. For some women, the breast pains, cramping, and emotional strife…

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What To Do If You Suspect You Have a Food Allergy

Food allergies are very common and often unexpectedly manifest themselves later in life. Symptoms vary dramatically and because they can often be misleading, it is best to consult a medical health practitioner rather than Dr. Google. What should you do if you suspect you might have a food allergy? | Health24 Some food allergies are…

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Is CBD an Antibiotic?

Among the multitude of facets of CBD including being an analgesic and an anti-inflammatory are that it has been shown to have antibiotic properties too. This article looks at the evidence and speaks to a few experts about this discovery. Could CBD eventually become an antibiotic? | The GrowthOp A study from Australian scientists have…

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Tumour DNA can Reveal the Cause of Cancer

Cancer, a group of diseases associated with abnormal cell growth continues to be one of the most frustratingly difficult to treat maladies of modern times. In a new discovery, scientists have found a way to identify the particular causes of a cancer by analysing its DNA. Cause of cancer is written into DNA of tumours,…

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Does Topical Cannabis Oil Work for Muscle Pain?

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This morning, after two and a half hours of Ashtanga yoga, I sat at my desk taking in just how stiff and sore my shoulders were. It was that deep pain that’s not the result of injury, but rather of an intense challenge to the muscle group’s range of motion and endurance. Chance would have…

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The Stages of Cancer Explained

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While there are many forms of cancer, they tend to share common characteristics that allow them to be categorised into stages. The stages of cancer are a means of classifying the size of a cancer and how far it has progressed into surrounding tissues and other parts of the body. Why is Staging Important? The…

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Study Disproves Link Between MMR Vaccine and Autism

A new study, the largest of its kind, has disproved the link between the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism. Anti-vaxxers have long since cited a previous study, later found to be fraudulent and subsequently retracted, as evidence of such a link. Largest study ever finds no link between measles vaccine and autism |…

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Intermittent Fasting Overview

Intermittent fasting has fast become a buzz byword in health and wellness circles. This article sums up the most popular options and gives each a brief overview. Intermittent fasting for weight loss: 5 tips to start Intermittent fasting involves cycling between periods of eating and fasting. At first, people may find it difficult to eat…

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Going Vegan – Is it for You?

Going vegan is, without doubt, a paradigm shift of life-changing proportions. It requires that you forego not only food made from animals, but also daily essentials like clothing and personal care items. Of course, you may also choose a level of strictness that suits you. Is a Vegan Lifestyle for You? | elephant journal The…

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Do CBD Infused Foods Really Work?

These days, CBD infused foods are the new in-thing. Everything from sports drinks to haute cuisine is getting the CBD infusion treatment. The question is: are you actually getting any benefit from consuming CBD laced foods and drinks? This article takes a look at this issue and asks experts to weigh in on the topic. Do…

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Married People Tend to be Healthier

Despite the fact that marriage tends to be hard work and that married couples often find themselves at loggerheads and at times disparaging their spouses when out of earshot, new research indicates that married couples tend to be healthier than unmarried couples. Being married is actually good for your health | IOL Researchers have found…

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The One Type of Fat You Do Want in Your Body

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When it comes to fats, there’s one type that you don’t want to cut back on, omega-3 essential fatty acids. Not only does your body need these fatty acids to function, but also they are essential for good health, yet eating enough of the right foods to get the amounts you need can be difficult.…

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Study: Many prefer medical marijuana over prescription drugs

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A study has found that almost half of all users taking medical marijuana stopped or reduced their dosage of at least one pharmaceutical drug. This study further cements the idea that people believe that medical marijuana is as effective as pharma medication, in some cases more effective. The study, by Daniel Kruger of the UM Institute…

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Is Vaping CBD Effective?

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Vaping CBD Vaping CBD is fast becoming a popular means to ingest the cannabinoid, where it enters the lungs and is diffused via the alveoli into the bloodstream. Some estimates put the bioavailability of vaped CBD in the region of about 50 to 60%, meaning that for every 10mg of CBD you ingest by vaping, around 5-6mg…

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Study Confirms Going Organic Reduces Health Risks

These studies are particularly interesting because they confirm a number of issues. Non-organic foods contain higher levels of pesticides. Pesticides such as glyphosate are linked to an increased risk of cancer. Organic foods actually reduce the health risks posed by pesticides by reducing the amount of pesticides present in the body. Interestingly, the studies that showed the weakest…

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Green Tea Minimises Weight Gain

The health benefits of green tea need little introduction. It’s loaded with nutrients and antioxidants, it improves brain function and reduces the risk of cancer. However, new research is now showing that green tea also minimises weight gain. Green tea helps combat obesity, inflammation | IOL The findings, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry,…

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The Proven Benefits of CBD

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CBD or cannabidiol is one of more than a hundred compounds found in cannabis that belong to a class of substances called cannabinoids. Whereas CBD is the major non-psychoactive component of cannabis, THC or Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol is the ingredient that produces mind-altering effects in users. Let’s take a quick look at the proven benefits of CBD.…

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Liposomal Encapsulation Increases the Bioavailability of Supplements

This New Technology Increases the Bioavailability of Your Favourite Supplements

In recent years, major advances have been made in the technology that goes into producing the supplements that we take. Now, a new wave of supplements has hit the market promising to increase the bioavailability of the active ingredients that they contain. So what does that even mean? Bioavailability is the extent to which the…

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Junk Food Really is Killing Us

Junk Food Really is Killing Us

Junk Food Really is Killing Us 20% of Global Deaths are the Result of Poor Diet That’s according to a new study conducted at the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IMHE) HealthData.org at the University of Washington, and published in The Lancet Medical Journal. In the same league of genocide as the tobacco industry, junk food really…

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Cannabis Provides Real Pain Relief

Cannabis is well known as a pain relieving option, but research has now established just how effective it really is. Cannabis Provides Strong Pain Relief What’s hard to argue with, however, are the clinical findings that the pain-relieving effects of the cannabis plant are 30 times more potent than aspirin for decreasing inflammation, according to…

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