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Eating for Peak Health and Recovery

To maintain optimal health and support recovery from substance abuse one needs a holistic approach encompassing both nutrition and lifestyle choices. We will explore the 7 Basic Rules for Healthy Eating, focusing on whole foods, as well as delving into lifestyle practices for overall well-being.  7 Basic Rules for Healthy...

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CBD Needs to Be Part of Your New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is a time for renewal and resolutions. As part of a holistic approach to wellness, consider adding CBD to your daily routine.  Cannabidiol, best known as CBD, is one of over 100 cannabinoids found in cannabis plants. The other major cannabinoid is its famous relative, THC,...

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Can Vitamins Replace Prozac?

Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food. --Hippocrates A Different Way With tears in her eyes, Angela, a 45-year-old divorced mother of two teenagers, was in despair, as she sat across from me in my office." I'm totally exhausted, depressed, I'm not sleeping well, I have headaches, and no...

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How CBD is Essential to Balance THC

We’re hearing more and more about CBD lately, and there is often confusion between CBD and marijuana. When I first heard about CBD, I thought it was just a different delivery system for THC, as a means of getting high. No judgment about that, but I didn't really understand...

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Sleep and CBD

When was the last time you had a truly great night’s sleep, where you woke up easily, refreshed, and ready to take on the day? Unfortunately for many people, this is rare. Most people, at some point in their lives, find it hard to fall asleep, and then to...

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What Are The Most Common Myths About CBD?

We’re hearing a lot more lately about the benefits of CBD. It offers a myriad of  potential health benefits , from relieving pain and anxiety to enhancing sleep and relieving stress - and so much more! Despite its growing popularity, there is still a lot of misinformation out there. We'll...

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How CBD Benefits Your Skin

What Is CBD/Cannabidiol? A constituent of the cannabis plant, the cannabinoid, cannabidiol (pronounced can’na-bi-die’-ol) or CBD, is distinct from the better known tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the cannabinoid that can make you high.  While both cannabinoids are derived from cannabis, by definition CBD  comes from the hemp plant, which is bred to be...

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Step-by-step Guide to Choosing a CBD Product

It’s important to know how to choose your product. There are a lot of inferior CBDs on the market that don’t have what they claim is in it, or contain toxins from the soil that it’s grown in, or from the extraction process. Here’s a step-by-step guide to the factors...

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CBD and Your Brain Messengers

How CBD Balances Your Neurotransmitters for Better Mind, Mood, Memory and More  What You’ll Learn Why your neurotransmitters, or  brain messengers, are so important  The different types of neurotransmitters and how they act on your brain  How CBD interacts with neurotransmitters to improve your mind, mood, and memory My mission is...

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CBD and Traumatic Brain Injury

What you’ll learn: How a head injury affects your brain Your body’s natural defense against brain injury How CBD reinforces this defense and can help heal the brain What is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)? We’re hearing a lot more about brain injuries in recent years, with increasing diagnoses among many prominent...

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GABA & Stress: What You Need to Know

What you’ll learn How GABA operates in the brain and body The role GABA plays in stress How supplemental GABA can reduce perceived stress When it comes to relieving worry and stress, GABA is the neurotransmitter you want to look at.  Think of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) as your cellular brakes. This...

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