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7 Days to Defend your Sleep

7 Days to Defend your SleepMARCH 10, 2021By Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, Sleep and Energy ExpertLet me start off saying that our bodies are amazing. I am a neurophysiologist and have spent over 25 years studying the body and mind and how we can optimise our

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CBD Patches Explained: How They Work and Common Uses

CBD Patches Explained: How They Work and Common Uses As CBD’s popularity has grown in recent years, manufacturers have sought out increasingly creative ways to deliver their products. From gummies to drops, CBD oil can be infused into almost anythi

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Does CBD have Side-Effects?

Does CBD have Side-Effects?By Dr. Mary CliftonI often get asked questions around CBD and its side effects. When first considering CBD as a supplement, many of my patients believe that CBD may have less than desirable side effects. One assumption is t

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Understanding Anxiety: A Serious Condition

Anxiety: A Serious ConditionBy Dr. Mary CliftonHave you ever mentioned feelings of anxiety and been told to ‘suck it up’, or ‘manage your busy schedule like everyone else’, or just ‘get it under control’?I have treated so many people with anxiety in

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Muscle Recovery is as Important as the Strain

Muscle recovery is as important as the strainBy Michael ChernowMy name is Michael Chernow, I am a father, a husband, an entrepreneur, an athlete and a self- proclaimed life optimizer. I am motivated by challenges, by taking risks, by living life to t

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Three Ways to Optimize Your Sleep Cycle

Three Ways to Optimize Your Sleep CycleBy Dr. Mary CliftonOne of the fastest ways to restore health almost immediately is to get more, better quality sleep.Sleep is one of the simplest ways to increase energy a

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Tackling Anxiety With CBD and Why I Had To Speak Up

Tackling anxiety with CBD and why I had to speak upBy Jordyn TaylorAsk any of my friends what words describe me and you’ll likely get collection of  synonyms for happy, joyful, carefree, and unbothered. I am generally a pretty calm, cool an

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What is the difference between CBD and THC?

What Is The Difference Between CBD and THC?By Dr. Mary CliftonPeople often raise their eyebrows when I talk about CBD. They immediately think I am referring to marijuana or ‘weed’ – the high-inducing herb that carries a very specific stigma.What I wo

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CBD Tastes Like sh*t - Trial and Error With CBD

CBD tastes like sh*t - Trial and error with CBDBy Jasmin GuleriaI am food obsessed. Some might say, annoyingly so. I geek out on talking thru taste profiles, cacao percentages and mouth feel. It’s a bit excessive – and I own it. One of the reasons fo

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How to Improve Gut Health to Boost your Immune System

Gut Health and Immunity: How to Optimize your Gut to help boost your Immune System By Dr. Mary CliftonOne of the most important things you can do to naturally build up your immunity is to support your body's BUILT-IN immune system.The human body

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Why Balanced Blood Sugar Is Important for your Immune System

Why Balanced Blood Sugar Is Important for your Immune SystemDr. Mary CliftonWouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a pill you could take to stop the symptoms you’ve struggled with - perhaps for years?Sadly, there is no magic medication or potion to tu

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Beginning a Mindfulness Practice

Beginning a Mindfulness Practiceby Michael WongEveryone seems to be talking about meditation these days, but where do you begin if you’ve never tried it before?We get it - meditation can seem like such a great idea, but if you’ve new to the concept,

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Releasing Anxiety Through Yoga

Releasing Anxiety Through YogaBy Michael WongHow have you been feeling lately? If you’ve felt a little out of whack, you’re not alone. 2020 has been one heck of a year, and with all the uncertainty, anxious feelings are quite normal. Looking for ways

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Suggestions for a Daily Practice

Suggestions for a Daily PracticeBy Michael WongHow often do you look at other people and think “wow, I wish my lifestyle was more like that!” We’ve probably all been there to some degree, and that’s normal. Taking inspiration from other people’s rout

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Is Elderberry Good For Cold and Flu Season?

Is elderberry protective during cold and flu season?  by Dr. Mary Clifton Many doctors are recommending elderberry to help reduce the production of cytokines.  Cytokines are inflammatory mediators that promote congestion, fev

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Medical School Stress: Finding Your Calm as a Student

Finding Calm as a Med Student by Elisa Solano As a medical student, my life is very stressful. Long study hours, on call nights, treating patients and trying to be on top of my game for rounds all the time are commonplace, add to that a

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A Good Morning Workout Starts With a Good Night’s Sleep!

A good workout starts with a good night’s sleep! by April Whitney @smalletics As a certified personal trainer and nutritionist, my clients always want to know what my secret is behind morning workouts and making them an easy, true habit tha

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3 Ways to Find Comfort and Calm in 2020

3 Ways to Find Comfort and Calm in 2020 By Michael Wong A lot of us are waking up each day to more unsettling news, uncertainty and worry. 2020 has been a year of all years, and with everything going on it’s normal that we’re feeling a litt

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The Natural Sleep Aid Dreams Are Made Of

The Natural Sleep Aid Dreams Are Made Of By Allie Mason Hoffbert @thehealthmason I have dealt with poor sleep for most of my life, and have suffered from insomnia ever since college. At this point, I've tried almost every trick under the sun to g

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Will CBD show up on a drug test?

Will CBD show up on a drug test?by Ryan Vandrey, PhD The use of CBD and other hemp-derived products continues to grow as a result of legalization and increased awareness of potential health benefits.  Related to this, use of these products

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Is CBD Safe? 3 Common Concerns When Considering CBD

Three Common Concerns When Considering CBDby Dr. Mary Clifton Taking a supplement of any kind is personal and I often get questions around whether someone should take CBD due to their unique and specific circumstances. First and foremost, CBD an