Anaemia Anaemia is a condition in which you lack enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body’s tissues. Having anaemia can make you feel tired and weak. There are many forms of anaemia, each with its own cause, the most common cause of anaemia is low iron levels in the blood – iron-deficiency


Acne Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples, and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects people of


Diabetes What is diabetes mellitus? A disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to insulin (natural occurring hormone) is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood. Commonly referred to as “diabetes”. With diabetes, one of two things happen: The


Sinusitis Sinusitis is an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining the sinuses. Healthy sinuses are filled with air. But when they become blocked and filled with fluid, germs can grow and cause an infection. Types: Acute sinusitis: feels like a cold (runny, stuffy nose and facial pain). It may


Headaches Many of us are familiar with some form of the throbbing, uncomfortable, and distracting pain of a headache. Headache is defined as a pain arising from the head or upper neck of the body. The pain originates from the tissues and structures that surround the skull or the brain


Anxiety Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress. It’s a feeling of fear or apprehension about what’s to come. The first day of school, going to a job interview, or giving a speech may cause most people to feel fearful and nervous. When you feel anxious, your body goes

Insomnia: Persistent problems falling and staying asleep. What is the main cause of insomnia? Common causes of chronic insomnia include: Stress. Concerns about work, school, health, finances or family can keep your mind active at night, making it difficult to sleep. Stressful life events or trauma — such as the

How Cannabis Works in the Body

How Cannabis Works in The Body Cannabis interacts directly with our body through an extensive network of receptors called the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The human body itself produces neurotransmitters which are identical to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a compound found in cannabis, and these endogenous cannabinoids bind to receptors in our brain

Our ancestors used natural methods of preserving foods. Among the earliest preservatives were sugar and salt. But after Louis Pasteur proved that it was the presence of bacteria that caused food to spoil, there is a tendency to consider all microorganisms harmful. Today, food industry uses nearly 6,000 chemicals to

The Entourage Effect explained

Cannabis contains over 113 cannabinoids, over 200 terpenes, and hundreds of other chemical compounds. These compounds work together to produce a synergistic effect known as the “entourage effect”. The entourage effect refers to the combined effect of the cannabinoids, terpenes, and other chemical compounds in marijuana. These compounds work together

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