There’s something particularly miserable about struggling to fall or stay asleep. Good quality sleep is vital to function, and yet the vast majority of us don’t get it. The market for over-the-counter and prescription sleep aids is staggering — topping $69.5 billion worldwide in 2017 — and yet, we don’t seem to be sleeping any better. Chalk it up to stress, a scenario that creates the anxiety that makes us unable to shut off our brains come bedtime. Increasingly, people are turning to lifestyle changes and alternative treatment options to better manage the anxiety that creates the insomnia. Cannabis is one of them. Read more
In the world of cannabis, there are two truths. For some people, cannabis creates anxiety. And for others, cannabis is an effective way to manage anxiety. In fact, according to Anxiety.org, anxiety management is the second most popular reason for medical cannabis use. Research is still limited, but here’s what we know about treating anxiety with cannabis. Read more
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is second only to THC when it comes to prolific cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. And while THC has the market cornered when it comes to intoxication, CBD has a lot going for it. Check out the top three benefits of high CBD strains. Read more
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, close to one quarter of adults in the United States – some 23% – have arthritis. It’s the leading cause of work disability, with symptoms that include pain, aching, stiffness, and joint swelling. Other symptoms can include slowed healing times, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and stiffness in the mornings. There’s no cure at this time, and treatments include rest, occupational or physical therapy, drugs, exercise, and even surgery. It’s no surprise that baby boomers are increasingly turning to alternatives. And CBD is one of them. Read more
Kynd Cannabis Company got its start crafting premium cannabis products intended to benefit medical patients in need of therapeutic alternatives to traditional pharmaceuticals. And while we’ve branched into concentrations for adult-use needs and interests, we continue to proudly develop the medicines so many people need. That’s why we love hearing stories like the one shared by Chris Tennier. Her son, Dillon, has a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF). Here’s how cannabis has helped. Read more
We love challenging the stigma around cannabis, as evidenced by our amazing creative ambassadors – there’s the jewelry maker, the photographer, the tattoo artist, the DJ, and the gypsy wagon guy. Now, we’re tackling that tired trope of the lazy stoner stuck to the sofa scarfing bags of chips. Here are three reasons cannabis helps you make the most of your gym time. Read more
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held its first-ever CBD regulations meeting at the end of May, with manufacturers and scientists practically begging for a regulatory framework to control the current “Wild West” climate. The FDA played coy, insisting that a number of questions remain about the safety of cannabis compounds. The upshot for the consumer? Educate yourself about cannabis. Don’t assume that CBD added to an energy drink is doing anything for you. And when it comes to CBD oil in particular, here’s what to know about anecdotal evidence, testing, and consistency. Read more
An attorney by the name of Ian A. Stewart recently wrote an intelligent article about CBD and the outright false claim that it is non-psychoactive. It’s a statement made in just about every article or news story you can find about CBD – including posts right here – but as cannabis becomes more mainstream, it’s important to strive for accuracy. The truth is, CBD isn’t non-psychoactive. It’s non-intoxicating. And while the difference may seem minor, it’s significant. Read more
If cannabis in the morning doesn’t sound like the best way to start your day, think again. Adding CBD to a breakfast smoothie can be just the ticket to starting the day off with a nutritional boost full of antioxidants, fatty acids, terpenes, minerals, and essential vitamins. Here’s why a daily dose of CBD is worth considering, plus a simple smoothie recipe from one of our own (thanks, David!). Read more
Anxiety is supposed to be a natural reaction to stress in our environment, which can be physical, emotional, or chemical. This adaptive response serves dual purposes – helping us detect and avoid potential threats, and serving as motivation to better a situation.
Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy to manage anxiety appropriately, and that’s especially true in our overly-scheduled, overly-busy lives. Between meetings, relationships, traffic, negative media, finances, and our own busy schedules, it’s understandable that the majority of us lead stressful lives, and chronic anxiety is an unpleasant side effect.
More than a quarter of American adults in the United States have anxiety disorders, and many turn to pharmaceuticals for help. From Prozac and Zoloft to Valium and Xanax, these drugs can run the gamut from ineffective to downright addictive.
So how about an alternative? Read more
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