I once had a very sick patient who was taking 17 different drugs every day. It was the drugs making her sick. I explained to her that if I, a relatively fit chap, took those 17 drugs I would become sick. So if they make a fit man sick, how on earth are they going to make a sick person well?
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An example of this is that I have lost count of the number of times I get asked if my health food shop sells something to help people lose weight. My answer to this is that, more often than not there is no shortcut and the asker of the question knows the answer already – do not eat as much food as you currently do! Yes, it is a revolutionary diet called the eat less diet!
Everyone is on the lookout for a miracle cure for everything aren’t they? A magic pill for every ill. It is this powerful idea that fuels the pharmaceutical industry. In fact, it drives them ever onwards to make normal life experiences into a medical problem.
We are run and owned by a health professional, that’s me, Nick the osteopath. In my work, I spend my days doing my utmost to show people how to be healthy. The road to good health is not a complicated one but the path has been blurred by food processing companies, big pharma, a disjointed and childlike (in its view of the body and illness) medical system and many other factors such as our insane desire for convenience.
Endocannabinoids are similar in chemical composition to the cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. And the Endocannabinoid system can work and remain active without the cannabinoids.
Cannabidiol has been exploding the skincare market in the past decade due to its powerful qualities. It’s a non-psychoactive component of cannabis that is anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective.
Helps Dry Skin
Did you know your skin already produces its own cannabinoids?
You can use CBD oil to address eczema because it relieves dryness and reduces inflammation. It has anti-inflammatory properties that have little or zero side effects as compared to other drugs used to treat atopic dermatitis.
This study reveals that CBD can slow down the rate of division of the skin cells in the rash.