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How can CBD help to reduce Period Pain?

For most women, periods are associated with pains, which for some at times can be unbearable. It’s usually felt as painful muscle cramps in the stomach, but can also spread to back and legs. The intensity of the pain can vary from month to month due to a variety of factors such as stress levels, diet etc. What causes period pains? Period pain occurs when the muscular wall of the womb tightens (contracts). During periods, the wall of a woman’s womb starts to contract more vigorously to encourage the womb lining to shred away as part as the monthly period. When the muscular wall of the womb contracts, it compresses the blood vessels lining your womb. This temporarily cuts off...

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Can I take CBD oil on an aeroplane?

  It’s finally Summer which means many of us will be jetting off somewhere nice in the coming months.   However, for some of us, the thought of getting to our destination is frightening. The fear of flying (aerophobia) is an excessive worry about air travel. It is believed to affect one in ten of the population, however, some studies suggest the proportion is much higher. Although, they might not have aerophobia, many people feel anxious before flying. One of the most common uses of CBD is to manage anxiety, so many people will want to take CBD oil on the plane with them in their hand luggage to overcome this. Read about how CBD can help anxiety.  As we...

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Can CBD help endometriosis?

As there is not yet a cure for endometriosis, women everywhere are looking for relief. We have recently been getting a lot of questions from women suffering with endometriosis asking if CBD can help the condition. At present, there has not been a lot of research carried out into CBD and endometriosis, however many women who suffer from the condition have found relief in using CBD oil. It is estimated that 1 in 10 women between the ages of 15 to 49 will be affected by endometriosis during their lifetime. This equates to around 176 million women worldwide. However, it is still one of the most misdiagnosed and least understood medical conditions. Below we’ll explain what exactly endometriosis is and...

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How can CBD help with Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a condition which is misunderstood due to the number of problems and the severity of pain caused. As fibromyalgia is a very complex condition, rather than treating the condition as a whole, CBD has shown to have helped relieve the conditions and symptoms that result from fibromyalgia.   What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body. The condition is more common in women than men. As well as widespread pain people with fibromyalgia experience other psychical and mental symptoms such as: Increased sensitivity to pain Extreme tiredness (fatigue) Muscle stiffness Difficulty sleeping Problems with mental processes such as memory and concentration Digestive problems The exact cause for fibromyalgia is unknown, but it...

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How can CBD help with Hay Fever?

While most of us are excited for the Summer months, for those who suffer with hay fever, this just isn’t the case. In 2017, it was reported that around 31% of the UK population suffered with hay fever. Nasal sprays and anti-histamines are the most common remedies, however, for some, these just don’t seem to help. Recent studies have now shown that CBD could be an effective treatment in relieving symptoms of the allergies for sufferers, as well as reducing pain caused by these. What is hay fever? Hay fever is usually worse between the months of March and September especially when it’s warm, humid and windy as this is when pollen count is at its highest. Symptoms of hay...

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