In April 2018, Dr. Michelle Bean presented on the health benefits of CBD oil at the Silicon Valley Health Institute. Dr. Bean, DC is a co-owner of Optimal Health and Fitness, a holistic health center that integrates Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Nutritional Ketosis, fitness and other modalities. She also co-leads an outdoor fitness boot camp, has a black belt in mixed martial arts, and loves to educate individuals on many aspects of health!
In this presentation, Dr. Bean explores the endocannabinoid system and how CBD works within the body. She discusses the scientific revolution that has begun which promises to reclaim a very special ancient plant. Emerging research is now reintroducing hemp, highlighting the various implications of its diverse constituents. Many people believe that hemp, in every form, can save the world through its thousands of potential applications! Of notable significance is Cannabidiol, or ‘CBD’, a non-psychoactive compound within hemp which is altering lives in seemingly miraculous ways.
We're living in a stressful time. COVID-19 has disrupted life as we know it, and some of us may be dealing with added fear and anxiety around the unknown and uncertainty about the disease. Whether you are concerned for your own health or the health of others, the stress can be overwhelming at times. As May is mental health awareness month, and O2 Living has partnered with the JCK Foundation, we want to share how we are managing our stress during this pandemic.
Allergies... We certainly hear that word a lot today. It is estimated that 50 million Americans suffer with some form of allergy, placing it on the top of the list of medical ailments. So what actually causes allergies and why do allergies appear to be on the rise?