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CBD & Hayfever

What is hay fever? Hay Fever is an allergy to pollen, often triggered when pollen makes contact with the sufferer’s nose, eyes, mouth or throat. The severity of this allergy is different from person to person. As the summer months get closer, increased pollen levels are causing havoc for hay fever sufferers. Between the months of March and September, the pollen count is likely to be at its highest due to the weather being warm, humid and windy. Symptoms of hay fever? The symptoms of hay fever are different for each person, and some symptoms can be a lot more severe than others. The most common symptoms of this allergy are: · Sneezing and coughing · Itchy eyes, throat, nose,...

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CBD and Coronavirus Anxiety

Covid-19 Pandemic A pandemic is when there is a global outbreak of a virus or disease which spreads across continents or the world. Covid-19 is a type of coronavirus (a family of viruses often found in animals) which has made the jump to humans. Symptoms of Covid-19 Symptoms of Covid-19 and their severity are very different from person to person. Factors that may affect this could be health, age, medical conditions, lifestyle and many more. The most common symptoms of Covid-19 are:   · Dry cough · Sore Throat · High Temperature · Body Aches.   It is important to note that some patients have experienced either incredibly mild, or no symptoms at all. Those who present even mild symptoms...

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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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