Walking increases the flow of oxygenated blood in the brain as well as boosting the release of feel-good endorphins and dopamine.
When I first started experimenting with medicinal cannabis a few years ago it was much simpler: indica or sativa was all you needed to know. Fast forward to 2020 and scientists have identified more than 200 terpenes in cannabis! Terpenes are the “fragrant, essential oils that lend aromatic profiles to cannabis products” (source: Hexo). The…… Continue reading Deep Dive into Cannabis | Part 2 | Sativa, Indica & Terpenes
This is the 4th installment in my Deep Dive into Benzos (benzodiazepines). The more I learn, the more I feel this class of medications has harmed my overall health. In Part 1, I wrote about the basics: medical uses and some of the negative consequences. Key takeaway: benzodiazepines are recommended for 2-4 weeks maximum. Part…… Continue reading Deep Dive into Benzos | Part 4 of 5 | Why is Ativan Worse?
This is the 3rd installment in my Deep Dive into Benzos (benzodiazepines). If you notice details, you may note Part 3 was to be the last post; I have decided to expand to 5 parts. There is so much to share on this topic. The more I learn, the more I feel this class of…… Continue reading Deep Dive into Benzos | Part 3 of 5 | Short-term Gain, Long-term Pain
Today is cloudy and rainy here in South-Central Alberta, Canada. It feels like a day for introspection, so I am going to tell you a story. On Tuesday, I wrote about the class of drugs know as benzos (benzodiazepines). I said the next blog would be about the complex interplay of benzos, anxiety and insomnia,…… Continue reading Deep Dive into Benzos | Part 2 of 3 | A Skinless Grape