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Americans Exposed to 250 Plus Chemicals in Drinking Water

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Most Americans aren’t likely to die of thirst with ready access to running water; however, the majority of Americans are being exposed to harmful contaminants that can pose significant health risks. Dangerous chemicals introduced to the environment through industrial, commercial, and agricultural activities have been linked to cancers, immune system abnormalities, developmental defects in fetuses and children, infertility, hormone disruption, and brain and nervous system damage – and yet the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and state regulations say these same chemicals are acceptable at levels that exceed medical and scientific standards. These grossly inadequate policies meant to protect our...

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CBD and Sleep

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Scientists don’t yet know exactly why we sleep, though the effects of sleep deprivation are well known – especially to the chronically sleep-deprived struggling to get through their day-to-day responsibilities. Not getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep can negatively impact mood, raise blood pressure, increase risk of heart disease and diabetes, and weaken the immune system, leading to increased risk of infection. Lack of sleep can also impair memory and learning, sex drive, and balance. While the stress of our regimented modern lives certainly plays a role in rampant sleeplessness, other environmental stressors and biological conditions can...

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Can CBD fight Inflammation?

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Cannabidiol (CBD), a potent non-psychoactive compound extracted from hemp or marijuana, has been shown to benefit people suffering from a variety of conditions, including chronic pain, diabetes, depression, anxiety, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). One element these illnesses tend to have in common is inflammation – yet another condition a growing body of scientific research suggests CBD can fight. Perhaps the reason CBD may be beneficial for so many people is that this non-psychedelic cannabinoid may alleviate inflammation, a suspected precursor to numerous diseases.    Before we get into how CBD may calm inflammation,...

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4 things to consider before buying CBD oil

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Cannabidiol (CBD) oil holds promise for those whose ailments have not responded to traditional medical treatment. In addition to reducing seizures in epileptics, CBD can potentially treat anxiety disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and Alzheimer’s, diabetes, inflammation, chronic pain, and cancer.  With so many health benefits, one might be eager to purchase the first CBD product they find; however, because cannabidiol is largely unregulated, consumers must do their own homework to find the safest and purest CBD oil on the market.  To aid you in your search, here are 4 things to consider before buying CBD oil:...

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CBD Oil Fact Sheet

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What is CBD?The cannabis plant has over 400 naturally-occurring chemical compounds, of which over 80 are classified as cannabinoids, including cannabidiol (CBD) and the more well-known THC, or delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol. CBD is likely the most abundant cannabinoid, composing about 40 percent of cannabis resin.CBD is sold in a variety of forms, including tinctures, sprays, oils, edibles, and topical creams; though, most people purchase CBD as an oil. Though more research is needed, some scientific studies have shown CBD may have certain healing properties and can be used in the treatment of chronic pain,inflammation, diabetes, neurodegenerative diseases, and anxiety, just to...

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