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There is still a great deal of confusion when the terms “hemp” or “CBD” are mentioned. Too many people still equate CBDs and hemp with marijuana and this isn’t always the case. Yes, for years cannabis was referred to as hemp by some people and yes, marijuana contains CBDs to some lesser or greater degree, but the CBDs on the market today are devoid of any psychoactive properties. CBD Cannabidiol In order to understand why CBDs are great long-term investments, let’s take a closer look at what they are and how they work. Hemp vs. Marijuana – What’s the Difference? It was a common practice to refer to marijuana as hemp during the 60s and that expression is still in use today. This is part of the reason why legislators seemed to lump both marijuana and hemp in the same category and why it was so hard to get CBDs legalized…

Vaping is a safe and smart alternative to smoking, but if you’re an avid vapeur, you know that the habit comes at a price. “Quality” vape pens, by vaping connoisseurs’ standards, can cost as much as $95 before accessories. If you’re like the average joe, a $95 vaporizer is unrealistic. Fortunately, the vape connoisseur doesn’t always know best. You CAN find a high-quality vape pen such as Ald iKrusher and CCELL Dart with a little bit of due diligence and by knowing for what to look.

Sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) are increasingly common, particularly amongst young adults and teenagers. Many STI’s have no symptoms until the infection has become advanced and more difficult to treat. It is recommended that under 25’s have an STI check annually, or when they change sexual partners. Common Sexually Transmitted Infections Sexually transmitted infections are passed from partner to partner through unprotected sex. In many cases they do not exhibit symptoms, so many people have infections without realising. There are many different STI’s, all resulting in slightly different symptoms and different outcomes. Chlamydia One of the most common STI’s is chlamydia. It often results in no symptoms but can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease in women. This can result in ectopic pregnancies – which can be life-threatening, and even infertility in women. Symptoms of chlamydia include lower abdominal pain, heavy periods, pain during sexual intercourse, and vaginal discharge in women, and…

Drug abuse has become a significant issue of concern in the sports niche in recent times. Media stations have covered story after story of the scourge, and the different experimentation escapades with drugs among stars in various sporting disciplines. With news about athletes having accidents due to drunk driving, going into rehab, or overdosing on hard drugs being all too common, it seems like the problem of drug addiction within the athletic fraternity is a force to reckon with. Drug Addiction in Athletes Athletes are often under a lot of pressure to win and perform consistently to the best of their ability. This pressure leads them to experiment with drugs and frequently, the pressure metamorphoses into addiction. Also contributing to the drug addiction problem is the exorbitant salaries many athletes earn in short amounts of time. Consequently, the availability of money accords them easy access to expensive substances like cocaine…

When your body is happy, you are happy. This is because you aren’t struggling with fatigue, or from lower organ function. Your brain is alert, it is active, and you feel energized. With this increased energy you can go out and do more of the things that you enjoy. New Lifestyle Habits It is only when we find that right balance, after all, that we can lead a fulfilling life. Just as your life requires balance, so too do your efforts towards leading a healthy life. Your Diet is Your Cornerstone When you want to start your health journey, you must always look at your diet first. Your body uses what you put into it as fuel to keep you going, but unlike a car, your body requires a vast array of different substances in order to function at optimal levels. What this means is that vitamins are just as…

Most of us don’t visit our doctor unless we think there’s something wrong. It makes sense, after all, there’s no point popping in for a chat if you feel perfectly well – or is there? Some health problems have very few if any symptoms, so unless you have a routine health check-up, you may not even realize you’re ill. Health Checkup Of course, it could be spotted when you visit the doctor about a problem you are aware of when tests for the symptoms you have described reveal there is something else going on as well. But it’s better not to leave it to chance or fate and get yourself checked over regularly. High Blood Pressure This is probably the most well-known illness that has virtually no symptoms to alert you to a problem. Considering how harmful the condition can be, it seems surprising that it’s not more obvious there’s…

Life is full of good things. The abilities to chase dreams, to fall in love with and marry whoever, to have and raise children, are only a few of the good things about it. Life is not made up of all good things, though, as it does come with its fair share of bad. The bad is draining. It’s toxic. It’s unhealthy. It’s everything that holds you back in life. It’s everything that makes you like any less than the one-of-a-kind person you are. But, fear not, because you can banish the bad in your life, and when you do, you’ll be happier than ever. To find out how to do it, make sure to read on. Clear Negative Energy Whether you’re a believer in fengshui, karma or any of the other things in life that we can’t see but some say they can feel, or not, there are still…