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.
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?
We all get stressed from time to time. These days it seems turning on the news, opening up social media or even visiting a grocery store can cause a lot of stress. Stress can be very hard on the body, and many of us are unaware to the imbalances and changes stress can have on us. Recent scientific studies have indicated that stress could be one of the main causes of many auto-immune diseases including cancer. Read our blog to learn more about how we're attempting self-care and stress management.