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How to Treat Muscle Pain

How to Treat Muscle Pain

You know that feeling. You might have done a little too much bending and stretching trying to clean up all those autumn leaves falling down in the yard. Or, you decided these beautiful, brisk fall days are perfect to take up running, except, you never ran more than down the block and come to think of it, did you forget to stretch out before you took that exhilarating jog around the park? Even just a power nap on the couch鈥 sleeping in a funny position for a little too long could do it. Whatev
How to Get Rid of and Treat Scars

How to Get Rid of and Treat Scars

Isn鈥檛 our skin truly amazing?  Although it鈥檚 literally paper thin, it serves a leading role in offering protection, regulation and sensation for the body. And as soon as there is any kind of break in the skin, our bodies detect that opening as a potential gateway for danger (i.e. bacteria and infection) so all it wants to do is close the gap and seal it up ASAP. But, because our body is so efficient and simply wants to 鈥渟eal the deal鈥 as quickly as possible, it doesn鈥檛 seem to care much
How To Treat Sunburn

How To Treat Sunburn

Winter is finally a thing of the past, and after these challenging few months in various stages of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are all more than ready to get out and about and soak up those warming rays. We鈥檝e all heard plenty about the potential harm from the sun鈥檚 UVA and UVB rays, and have had more than our fair share of education about the need to protect our skin with good quality, broad spectrum sunscreen products. And somehow, despite the awareness and education, and do
Self-Care During the COVID-19 Crisis

Self-Care During the COVID-19 Crisis

Living through a pandemic in today鈥檚 world is undoubtedly one of the more stressful experiences that many of us have dealt with thus far in our lifetime. These are truly unprecedented times, with so much uncertainty from day to day, and an overwhelming amount of information available at our fingertips鈥攁nd quite a lot of that information is inaccurate, vague or unsubstantiated.  You may still be gainfully employed鈥攖rying desperately to work a full time job from home while juggling the n
What is CBD?

What is CBD?

CBD is  NOT Marijuana. Now that we鈥檝e gotten that matter cleared up, we can move on to what CBD IS. CBD (short for cannabidiol) is one of the active ingredients of cannabis (marijuana). While CBD is an inherent part of medical marijuana, it is actually derived from the hemp plant, which is a relative of the marijuana plant. In fact, marijuana contains both THC (short for tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD鈥攁nd these two elements have dramatically different effects. CBD is only one o