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CBD and Acne

What is Acne? Acne is a very common skin condition, often characterised by red, painful pimples most commonly found on the face. These pimples are caused by infected or inflamed sebaceous glands than can leave the skin red, sore and sometimes painful to touch. For patients with acne, there is also an overproduction of sebum. The excess sebum clogs the pores in the skin which causes inflamed bumps on the skin which can black or whiteheads. There are many different types of pimples that can be caused by acne, these include: Black Heads – Black heads are often mistaken for being pores with built up dirt. However black heads are in fact small black or yellow bumps on the skin....

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CBD and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a long-term condition that affects about 17% of the UK population. Statistics suggest that women are more likely to suffer from the condition with an estimated 23% of women being diagnosed with the condition as opposed to an estimated 11% of men. Despite IBS potentially being quite a severe condition, it often goes undiagnosed as very few people will consult a physician regarding their symptoms. Whilst IBS has no cure, there are treatments and remedies to help sufferers manage the condition. The symptoms vary and are unpredictable. In most cases, they mirror other digestive problems which makes it hard to diagnose the IBS. Some of the symptoms people suffering...

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CBD and 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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