6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins

  First, what is the definition of excitotoxins? Excitotoxins are a class of chemicals (usually amino acids) that overstimulate neuron receptors. Neuron receptors allow brain cells to communicate with each other, but when they're exposed to excitotoxins, they fire impulses at such a rapid rate that they become exhausted. Know Your Food Despite public outcry, processed foods … Continue reading 6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins

Full Spectrum CBD, Broad Spectrum CBD, Isolate, and PCR: Decoding the Difference

The potential benefits of CBD are a prominent topic of research and discussion. As we explain the effects of CBD, it is important to discuss the different types of extracts. Cannabidiol (CBD) is extracted from the hemp plant in a variety of forms. The type of extract used in a product is shown to impact … Continue reading Full Spectrum CBD, Broad Spectrum CBD, Isolate, and PCR: Decoding the Difference

Women Can Use CBD to Treat Menstrual Cramps

This article is originally written by Madeline Taylor of Sunday Scaries   Menstrual cramps are a problem that affects approximately half of the world population. Menstrual cramps manifest them with agonizing stomach and abdominal cramps for the duration that a woman menstruates. These will generally occur every menstruation cycle, so that can be up to 500 weeks of … Continue reading Women Can Use CBD to Treat Menstrual Cramps

Anxiety and the Endocannabinoid System

Anxiety is a normal coping mechanism; however, in excess, it can be detrimental. More than just a situational response, anxiety disorders are characterized by a persistent and oftentimes irrational dread of everyday situations which can interfere with daily activities. Forty million U.S. adults are affected by an anxiety-related disorder; however, the prevalence of these disorders … Continue reading Anxiety and the Endocannabinoid System

Top 10 Endocrine Disruptors to Avoid

We are exposed to endocrine disruptors everyday. Endocrine disruptors like BPA and phthalates lurk in everything from cleaning products to fragrances.So, what are the top endocrine disruptors to avoid? Here is a list of the ones you should completely avoid. 1. Organophosphate Pesticides These pesticides are sprayed on food to kill common pests. Pesticide residue on vegetables and … Continue reading Top 10 Endocrine Disruptors to Avoid