5 Tips for Purchasing CBD Oil

As studies of health benefits from cannabidiol are becoming more clear, more people are looking to it as a health supplement to help with various ailments, such as arthritis, inflammation, pain, and more. Due to the increasing demand, there are more manufacturers of CBD hemp oil selling product on the market. Here are 5 tips to remember while shopping for CBD oil products. Tip #1: Check if it Has Been Independently Lab Tested CBD companies will send their product to laboratories for independent testing. Testing can reveal the amount and type of cannabinoids, and other toxins in their product. These analysis results are pivotal to

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CBD Sleep Benefits

Sleep is an important part of your overall health! According to National Sleep Foundation, it was reported in 2014 that 45% of Americans sleep poorly or not enough. Many sleepless users are looking for a natural alternative for sleeping issues and The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Michael Breus has shared the calming and sleep promoting benefits of cannabidiol in this post. What is Cannabidiol (CBD)? Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the many active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It can be extracted from marijuana or industrial hemp. It is a major cannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant's extract. You may

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World Hearing Day 2019: ‘Check Your Hearing’ for free with the hearScreen USA app

Sunday, March 3 marks World Hearing Day 2019 in partnership with the World Health Organisation. “Check Your Hearing” is this year’s theme with the purpose of drawing attention to the importance of early identification and intervention for hearing loss.   Hearing loss is an often-overlooked condition. Lead inventor of hearZA, Professor De Wet Swanepoel emphasizes the far-reaching effects of hearing loss on various developmental milestones in children. He explains that it affects language, speech, socio-emotional well-being and cognitive processes that can pose threats to educational success. Furthermore, social isolation, depression and cognitive decline are often evident among adults suffering from

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Love at First Sight –  How to See More with Macular Degeneration

Do you remember a time when you caught sight of something that made your heart pound and your pulse race? Was it seeing your first love across a crowded school gymnasium or was it something as simple as a firework exploding on the Fourth of July? Something that we all love, but often take for granted is our vision. For some people with age-related macular degeneration, seeing the faces of their family and friends or being able to read a conversation heart on a piece of Valentine’s Day candy is impossible. That’s because macular degeneration is a progressive disease, which

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Key Features and Guide to buying a Mobility Scooter

Maneuverability and stability The main purpose of a mobility scooter is to keep the user mobile. This prospect, unsurprisingly, requires a delicate balance of maneuverability and stability to keep the user safe. Wheels: Mobility scooters have either three or four wheels, though specialized models may vary. Three-wheel scooters (one wheel in the front, two in the rear) are generally lighter and more maneuverable while four-wheel scooters offer more stability. Deck size: The deck, the platform on which the rider sits, is usually wider for heavier scooters to accommodate three or four wheels. As a general rule, a wider deck leads

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Keeping Active as a Senior in Mind and Body

Sometimes, it’s much easier to just veg out on the couch with a cup of your favorite tea and an easy to read, lots of pictures, magazine. So, that’s just what I’m going to do until, I turn the page, and lo and behold, there’s a stunning 60 something woman all tangled up in some type of yoga pose. I stare at that picture wondering, how does she do it and then I feel it…the guilt! It creeps up the back of my legs and into my derriere planted comfortably on the couch. I should be that woman in the

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Why is Dementia Rate Rising 5X as Fast as US Population

Why is Dementia Rate Rising 5X as Fast as US Population

Cases of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia have increased sharply in the US over the past several years. The reason why it is taken for granted: as the American population grows older, dementia becomes more prevalent. But Alzheimer’s and other dementias may be spreading faster than many people think. Why is Dementia Rate Rising 5X as Fast as US Population A new study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has found that cases of Alzheimer’s and dementia are projected to increase from 6 million cases in 2017 to 15 million cases by 2060. That’s an increase of

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Improving Posture Improves Health

The importance of a good posture and how it does not limit to just having an impressive gait. Well, it does take some self-effort and attitude to improve your poor posture so you could live healthier and longer. Improving your posture improves health It’s pretty saddening to see back and leg pain not only a senior’s complaint today but even the young guns suffer from it. Internet addiction, mobile phones, junk food, late night or insufficient sleep and various other reasons could be blamed. However, the question is whether our young children are ever going to change their posture and be

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Knee Pain Men Don’t Tell Their Wives About

Knee Pain Men Don’t Tell Their Wives About

It’s one of the most common issues that most men aged 40 + will ever suffer from…That nagging knee pain… The kind that slows you down in life, frustrates you when you walk up and down the stairs, and even stops you from doing something as playing ball with your kids… Just last week I received an email from a patient of mine, I wanted to share with you the top 3 things to stop doing right now, that could be making your knee pain worse. Here is a snippet from an email: “I’m sick and tired of waking up

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