5 Common Health Issues that are Interrupting Your Working Day (and How to Manage Them)

5 Common Health Issues that are Interrupting Your Working Day (and How to Manage Them)

These issues with your health can be impacting your productivity at work immensely. Putting in a productive shift at work is something the majority of us will strive to do every day. Accomplishing all the tasks set for us and, where possible, going beyond the call of duty by getting extra jobs done, earns us brownie points with our employers, helps out our colleagues, and means that we can end the day feeling satisfied. But however much we might try to achieve this on a daily basis, it might...

How To Improve Your Gut Health

How To Improve Your Gut Health

Fix your gut health to look and feel better. What’s your gut feeling? According to mounting evidence, that’s one of the most important questions you can ask yourself when it comes to health. Your gut, after all, is responsible for letting in nutrients and water while keeping out toxins – as long as it’s working properly. Let it start to leak and it’ll allow substances into your bloodstream that shouldn’t be there, causing a host of problems. A healthy gut depends on good bacteria, a solid li...

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder that attacks the myelin sheath covering nerves. Symptoms vary in severity based on the amount and location of nerve damage. Symptoms include tremor, lack of coordination, unsteady gait, tingling or pain in body parts, numbness or weakness in one or more limbs, partial or complete loss of vision in one or both eyes, double vision or blurred vision, slurred speech, fatigue, dizziness and heat sensitivity.


A migraine is a type of vascular headache of varying intensity and is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light and sound. More than 3 million people suffer with migraines.

Kidney Disease

In chronic kidney disease, also known as chronic renal failure, there is a progressive loss of kidney function. Chronic kidney disease often goes undetected until the disease is in advanced stages. Almost 14 percent of people are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.


Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that manifests as pain in various parts of the body, especially in the muscular and skeletal tissue. Of the 3 million who are affected, most are women.

Epilepsy and Seizures

Epilepsy, a condition in which people have recurrent seizures, affects three million people. While it can affect people of all ages, it is most commonly diagnosed in children. It is a central nervous system condition in which the nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed. More than half of the cases have no known cause.


Endometriosis is a common and often debilitating condition. This condition is characterized by the overgrowth of tissue that lines the uterus, called the endometrium. Side effects of endometriosis include chronic pelvic pain, painful menstrual periods, and painful intercourse, gastrointestinal upsets such as diarrhea and constipation and nausea. Some severe cases result in infertility.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a complex mixture of different moods, causing dramatic mood swings and alternating between states of depression and mania. Bipolar disorder can occur as a result of an imbalance of the endocannabinoid system, or ECS. Since your ECS is scattered throughout the brain, it’s only logical that it is involved in modulating many of the brain’s functions, such as mood.

Bone Health

Hemp Extract has demonstrated bone-healing and bone-building abilities. Studies have shown that the endocannabinoid system, or ECS, plays a significant role in growing, preserving and strengthening bones. Thus, Hemp Extract can play a part in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive type of dementia that destroys memory, behavior and thinking. The disease causes brain cells to degenerate and die, resulting in a steady decline in memory, intellectual and social skills. As brain cells die, the brain also shrinks.The prevailing theory has been a build-up of amyloid plaque. Medications that have targeted that theory have essentially failed to produce any significant effect.


ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a controversial diagnosis indicated by hyperactivity, impulsivity, and distractibility. It affects children as well as adults. People with ADHD have difficulties with focus, attention and concentration. A study* published in the Journal of Substance Use and Misuse showed that people who have used Hemp Extract were helped in the management of impulsive and hyperactive behaviors. This led researchers to suggest that Hemp Extract can help in...