When you’re shopping for CBD, it can feel overwhelming before you even get started. Thanks to the green boom and legalization of cannabis in many states, there are so. many. Brands. So how do you choose the best CBD brand? What are some good markers of a trustworthy company? Transparency Transparency is key to finding […]
Author: Dominique Michelle Astorino
What Is The Difference Between CBD and THC?
If you’re new to cannabis, the acronyms can feel like a foreign language. What are CBD and THC, and what’s the difference between the two of them? Let’s explain. What Is the Difference Between CBD and THC? There are a lot of differences between the two, but a lot of common ground. Check it out. […]
What Are The Side Effects of CBD? – Side Effects of CBD Explained
What Are The Side Effects of CBD? CBD is touted as a plant-based miracle, and honestly — that’s not entirely untrue. With so many new people coming to cannabis medicine, it’s natural to have questions about potential side effects. As with anything you ingest — from gluten to nightshades to ibuprofen to Vicodin — there […]
Best Ways to Take CBD Explained by Doctors
Different Ways to Take CBD Have you been curious about the best ways to take CBD explained by doctors? You’re in the right place! Using cannabis as medicine isn’t as simple as popping an Advil or taking a Z-pack. There are so many applications, uses and ways to take all forms of cannabis, and CBD […]
What Is a CBD Massage Like?
I just had my second ever CBD massage — an 80 minute deep tissue one at that. My Burke Williams membership (a crucial part of my mental health routine) just got 100 times better thanks to this new offering on the menu. Have you had one before? If not, you might be asking some (very […]
CBD Instead of Alcohol – The Benefits
Sober curious and sober chic are the buzzwords du jour, and for good reason. Considering CBD instead of alcohol? Cutting back on alcohol consumption helps eliminate healthy calories, reduces the impact on your liver, improves your immune and organ function, clears skin, and boosts mood and energy (see ya, depression). Should you try CBD? Let’s […]
How To Choose Different Types of CBD
When you’re looking at a new CBD product, whether it’s a CBD Tincture or CBD Gummies you might notice new words and many different types of CBD like “broad-spectrum,” or “isolate.” But what do they mean? What’s the difference? Let’s take a look at the options you have, to see what might work best for you. […]
Is Eastern or Western Medicine Better?
Is Eastern or Western Medicine Better? Your Flu Vaccine and Healing Crystals Aren’t Mutually Exclusive Is there anything quite as politicized (besides, you know, actual politics) as your health? Think of the fierce debate among anti-vaxxers and those who are pro-vaccine; or perhaps those who are for or against breastfeeding. Then there’s keto dieters vs. […]
How Does CBD Work to Reduce Anxiety? Here’s How CBD Helps the Anxious Brain
Anxiety disorder (sometimes referred to as GAD or general anxiety disorder) is the number one most common mental health disorder in the US. Across the globe, 1 in 13 people live with some type of anxiety disorder. If you’re struggling with it, you’re definitely not alone. And since you’re here, you may also be searching for […]
How Can CBD Improve Your Fitness Routine?
If you find yourself asking “how does CBD help fitness?” you’ll be happy to know that CBD and fitness go hand in hand much more seamlessly than you might think. After all, CBD is excellent for recovery, and recovery is an integral part of anyone’s exercise regimen — no exceptions. That said, there are three […]
What Is the Endocannabinoid System? Get to Know Your Body’s Own CBD Receptors
What Is The Endocannabinoid System? As you begin to learn about CBD and how cannabis and its compounds (phytocannabinoids) affect the body, you may have stumbled upon yet another unfamiliar bit of hemp-centric vocab: Endocannabinoid System. It’s one of the most frequently asked questions. Fun fact: your body actually has a physiological system designed to […]
What Is CBG? CBD’s Parent Compound Packs a Punch
So by now you’re well, well aware of CBD and all it’s incredible pharmacological uses. From remedying anxiety to helping people addicted to opioid pain relief safely transition into something healthier, anecdotes in the news, personal stories, and science journals alike are all singing the praises of this cannabis-based medicine. But CBD’s not the only cannabinoid […]
Mental Fitness: 5 Consistent Habits to Keep Your Brain in Tip Top Shape
My Mental Health Routine One of the biggest health lessons I learned in my twenties is that mental health requires a lot of upkeep and maintenance. Thinking about it now, it seems completely obvious, yet so many people neglect their mental health routine — I was among that set of people. You don’t brush your […]