Managing Anxiety With CBD

Managing stress and anxiety in our day to day lives is important to our overall health, happiness and longevity.  The pace at which we live and work, consume media, the constant ping of messages and alerts requires that everyday we practice ways to keep a sense of balance. Different things work for different people.  I […]

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The Stigma Surrounding CBD
Since 2004 I've been tackling the stigmas around prostate cancer, and male mental health. These stigmas were created by societal expectations that men should be strong, stoic, in control, and never vulnerable. This caused men not to seek help and not to talk about what’s really going on in their life. In reality these stigmas [...] MORE
FDA Approves First CBD Prescription Drug
In June 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana.  The active ingredient in the medication is CBD, it’s manufactured by GW Pharmaceuticals and it has been approved to treat two rare forms of childhood epilepsy.  The approval is for children aged 2 and older. “The results from [...] MORE
CBD and THC – what’s the difference?
Cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are the two most common, and also the two best-known compounds in the cannabis plant. CBD and THC are very different. The most important difference is that THC provides you with a ‘high,’ whereas CBD does not. In fact the CBD has the opposite effect to THC in that it [...] MORE