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CBD and Menopause

  What is menopause? The menopause is the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles. This is a normal process for every woman and it marks the end of the female reproductive period. The menopause occurs when the woman has been without a menstrual period for over year, and the onset of the menopause can be a slow process. Whilst women are born with a lifetime supply of eggs, this number decreases every year, and this declines much faster when women reach the age of around 40. The average age for menopausal women is between 47 and 58. Symptoms When a woman is approaching the menopause, there will be a ‘transition period’ were the female begins to experience the symptoms of...

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CBD and Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is a cancer treatment which uses medication to try and kill cancer cells, and to stop them reproducing. These medications can vary, and each one has a different impact on the body. Chemotherapy medication can be taken in the form of oral tablets or directly through a vein as well as directly to the skin or to actual cancer. These treatments are either used to cure cancer, reduce the risk of cancer returning, or to prolong lifespan. The side effects of chemotherapy are often unpleasant and painful and can affect the quality of life whilst treatment is ongoing. Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, hair loss, loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, and lethargy. For many people on end of...

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CBD and Sleep

  CBD and sleep is one of the most searched CBD terms. With a nation of insomniacs, more and more of us are looking for a natural way to help us nod off. With the rise in technology, insomnia is now more common than ever. This is because our devices such as phones, laptops and tablets are overstimulating our brains, making it more difficult to switch off in the evening. Additionally, the increase of stress-related sleep disorders means that more people are relying on a sleep aid to get a full night’s rest. Sleeping pills are the most common aid for sleeping, however, they do carry many risks, such as depressed breathing and seizures. Sleep medications are also found to...

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CBD and Veganism

Veganism is a way of living, with the intention of living to avoid the exploitation or the harm of animals. This includes using products tested on, or made from animals, visiting zoo’s and aquariums, and eating animal-based products. Vegan’s follow a plant-based diet, and due to the number of people taking up a vegan lifestyle, people can still enjoy their favourite treats by using plant-based recipes. CBD CBD is derived from hemp and cannabis plants, meaning that the compound that is extracted is vegan. When these compounds are mixed with other ingredients to create CBD products, this then can become a blurred line between what is, and what isn’t vegan. Edibles One of the most popular ways to consume CBD...

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The Best CBD Christmas Gifts

We’ve all been there, desperately trying to find that perfect, last-minute gift. With the CBD trend growing, so is its demand. CBD is one of the hottest gifts this year, and with such a wide range of products to choose from, there is something perfect for everybody. From edibles to skincare and even bath products, there’s an endless choice of things to choose from. Bath Products One of the most common and popular Christmas gifts are undeniably bath gift sets. With bath sets flying of the shelves and making the perfect secret Santa gifts, it's hard to resist the temptation to buy them as a gift. CBD bath ranges, such as salts, and particularly bath bombs are making their way...

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