More and more people suffer from anxiety due to the pandemic and the pandemonium it’s caused. Here are five lesser-known benefits of CBD.
A girl’s vaginal health is one of those things that no one wants to talk about, but everyone has to know about. Ensuring that your intimate areas are healthy and well is very important and there is one little number – your vagina’s pH – that you need to know about in order to be able to keep it healthy and infection-free.
No one ever said adulting would be easy. Nor did anyone say being a working mom would be easy. Some might imply that it is easier than what I would like to admit, but still, it’s not easy. I’ve been struggling with the work-life balancing act as a mom the last couple of weeks, so I went and read up about how to simplify things. Here are a few things that proved to be helpful (and also reassuring in a way):
Did you know that April is National Cannabis Awareness month? Evidently, it’s a good time to shed some light on the healing properties of CBD, don’t you think? With Cannabis having been a miracle herb in traditional healing methods for centuries and having been used and cultivated by mankind for over 6000 years, it makes sense to talk Cannabis in National Cannabis Awareness Month. Here are some interesting facts about Cannabis.
I am the first one to admit that I am much more of a coffee drinker than a tea drinker. That is until I came across Carmién Tea. As you drive the Piekenierskloof Pass, Carmién Tea is the gateway to the popular Cederberg region – a popular holiday and hiking destination, especially in times where travellers are looking for secluded spots to spend quality time with loved ones. It also forms part of the Rooibos Route.
Did you know that it affects more than 300 million people worldwide and that there are as many as one in every six South Africans suffering from anxiety? It’s real. In a recent online survey, almost 62% of CBD users reported using it to treat a medical condition, particularly pain and anxiety.
Many people turn to CBD (cannabidiol) as a valid option for pain and stress relief and improved health. Most people opt for the oil form to bring positive change in wellness, but did you know that there are other ways to take CBD too? There are various forms of CBD – from topicals to edible pastilles and capsules.
I am no formal advocate when it comes to plant-based or vegan dining. In fact, I love eating meat (especially when it is coupled with a good glass of wine). Still, there are certain health benefits to occasionally choosing more foods from plant sources. Sunday, 7 March marks International Plant Power Day, encouraging us to include more plant-based foods – especially fungi – in our daily diets. Here’s why.
It’s no secret that there is a link between obesity and serious COVID-19 infection. It’s also no secret that more than half of South Africa’s adults are overweight or obese, which is a scary statistic considering the current pandemic we’re facing. Although it has been difficult to eat and stay healthy during the COVID-19 lockdown, it’s still important to look after yourself. Here is one way in which you can transition into a healthier lifestyle easily.
After too little sunblock and two pregnancies, hyperpigmentation was one of my biggest skin frustrations and – I must admit – I became a little self-conscious. It is now ten weeks after my first appointment with LifeLAB’s Dr. Juanri Jonck. Here is my journey and the result, including some before and after shots.