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Cannabis, Alcohol and Cigarettes; the Good, the Bad and the Deadly
by Nature Going Smart on 08/06/17

Cannabis is often compared to alcohol or cigarettes in various articles, studies and campaigns. Alcohol and cigarettes are more familiar to the average person than cannabis and comparing something that is legal, and generally not good for your health, to something that is illegal and generally good for your health, makes sense. Or does it?

Comparing cannabis and alcohol was one of the ways the Amendment 64 was successfully passed in 2012, making Colorado the...

CBD eye drops: a new frontier for ocular pain
by Nature Going Smart on 19/01/17

Pain in the eye? Pain perception is a critical self-defence mechanism for the body. It tells us to steer clear of adverse stimuli — think of a hand over a flame. Ocular pain, a source of acute discomfort, may be a signal  that prevents damage to the eye (from exposure to a noxious chemical or a mechanical probe, for example).

However, in aberrant conditions pain signalling (nociception) can become dysfunctional. Prolonged impulses of pain will cause the nervous system to lock...

Alzheimer’s Disease and Cannabis
by Nature Going Smart on 18/11/16

Dementia: a Global Epidemic

We often hear of dementia as a debilitating worldwide problem of our ageing population.

Dementia actually isn’t a specific disease but it describes a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities severely enough to interfere with daily functioning.

We recommend using these simple tools to boost your mental capabilities with yoga as described ...

Cannabinoids and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
by Nature Going Smart on 17/11/16

What is PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) results from exposure to a traumatic event which evoked fear, helplessness and horror.

PTSD is often manifested as the combination of 3 types of symptoms:

1) Hypermnesia or memory enhancement of the distressful trauma, which brings the PTSD sufferer to re-experience the event either by cues...