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Your Cure for Dehydration

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During the hot (So hot. Unbearably hot. By the hammer of Thor, why is it so hot?) summer, drinking plenty of water is absolutely essential for your health and wellbeing. If you do not consume enough water while having fun out in the blazing summer sun, you risk more than a dry mouth from dehydration. Dehydration can cause confusion, mood changes, overheating, constipation, kidney stone formation, and, worst of all, shock, a severe condition that causes your vital organs and tissues to shut down for lack of blood supply. In the case of dehydration, your blood basically becomes too thick. Water is...

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How Much Sleep is Enough?

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Why do we need sleep? On average, a person will spend about one-third of their life sleeping. While many rue the need for sleep and mourn wasted potential, sleep appears to play a vital role in health and productivity. Though scientists aren’t sure of the precise reason we sleep, certain observations support several theories regarding restoration and brain plasticity. A good night’s sleep is thought to play several functions, including: Protecting immune function. Death is a possibility if you refuse to hit the hay. In fact, certain animal studies have shown complete sleep deprivation leads to a loss of all...

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CBD and Depression

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In 2016 alone, an estimated 16.2 million US adults age 18 or older and 2.2 million adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 suffered from major depression. Though psychotherapy and medication are the widely-accepted forms of treatment for major depression and related disorders, research indicates cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis-derived compound, may have potential therapeutic effects for people suffering from depression. Before we dive into the what and how of CBD, let’s first explore one of the most common mental illnesses in the US. The symptoms and effects of depression. Though the medical community and society at large have come...

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CBD Oil for Pain Relief

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Research shows promising results for the use of cannabidiol (CBD) oil in the treatment of chronic and difficult to treat pain, especially given its low risk profile. CBD oil has little to no side effects and may provide a safer alternative to habit-forming opioids, such as fentanyl, morphine, and oxycodone. Cannabidiol is one of over 80 active compounds found in marijuana called cannabinoids. Unlike THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the main psychoactive compound in marijuana, CBD does not create the feelings of euphoria and intoxication, or being “high”. If you’re interested to see whether CBD oil may help relieve your pain, keep reading...

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Your Cure for Dehydration

Desiree Mosqueda

During the hot (So hot. Unbearably hot. By the hammer of Thor, why is it so hot?) summer, drinking plenty of water is absolutely essential for your health and wellbeing. If you do not consume enough water while having fun out in the blazing summer sun, you risk more than a dry mouth from dehydration. Dehydration can cause confusion, mood changes, overheating, constipation, kidney stone formation, and, worst of all, shock, a severe condition that causes your vital organs and tissues to shut down for lack of blood supply. In the case of dehydration, your blood basically becomes too thick. Water is...

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