Saturday, October 19, 2019
sex-and-fibromyalgia-part-2-can-the-love-hormone-help-libido-and-maybe-even-pain
By Ginevra Liptan, MD * Links may generate a commission for this site In part one of this series on sex and fibromyalgia, we dove into investigating and treating low libido. Now let’s discuss oxytocin, a brain chemical that modulates bonding and social behaviors. It is sometimes referred to as the “love hormone” because levels…
best-mg-scale-milligrams
Being in this business for as long as we have, you can imagine how often we get asked all kinds of weighing related questions. One question we receive a few times every month is, “what is the best MG scale?  In other words, what are the best scales that weigh down to the milligram? First…
cannabis-for-autism
Autism... a general term for a broad spectrum of complex disorders in development... a child diagnosed with autism exhibits slight to heavy deficits in social interaction, sensory processing and communication skills; sometimes accompanied by repetitive or exaggerated behaviors.It is said statistically that 1 in 68 children has been identified as having an Autism spectrum disorder.1…
frequently-asked-questions-about-cbd-part-2
By Ginevra Liptan, MD        *Links may generate a commission for this site  Since the launch of Frida Botanicals CBD products, I have received a lot of great questions about CBD. I answered some of them in this blog post, and answer more below. Should I smoke or vape CBD, use a CBD oil under my tongue, or take…
frequently-asked-questions-about-cbd
In this video Dr. Liptan explains the science of CBD, and its uses in the treatment of fibromyalgia. By Ginevra Liptan, MD*Links may generate a commission for this site With the launch of our new line of CBD and magnesium products, Frida Botanicals, I am getting a lot of great questions about the available research…
treating-adrenal-burnout-in-fibromyalgia
By Ginevra Liptan, MD* Links may generate a commission for this site Adrenal burnout is common in fibromyalgia and can really worsen fatigue and fog. Adrenal burnout (also referred to as adrenal fatigue) stems from overworked adrenal glands. The hyperactive stress response in fibromyalgia causes the adrenal glands to work hard—all the time. The continual…
talking-to-your-children-about-cannabis
PHOTO BY: Nick Oza/The Republic In today's world, it doesn’t necessarily matter whether you use Cannabis medicinally or recreationally, what matters is that you partake in the plant. Cannabis use being a part of someone’s lifestyle is usually not a big deal, that is unless they have children. Parents who use cannabis live with a…
the-munchies-a-happy-yet-barely-tolerable-side-effect-of-cannabis
Do you remember that time when you got high and you couldn’t stop eating? When your hunger was insatiable and nothing stood in the way of you and repeated trips to the kitchen? Anyone who has toked up knows this feeling very well, and we fondly call it the munchies. There is little one can…
low-interest-rates-are-here-to-stay
Up until last year, whenever I wrote a story about interest rates, I would warn readers to prepare for higher rates in the future. My best advice was to pay down your debt as fast as possible because it could get more expensive in the near future. Even up until the end of 2018 most…
the-best-produce-scales-for-farmers-market-use
This month we would like to mention a little about the best produce scales for farmers market use. These legal for trade produce scales are very important for sellers at the farmers market because the seller is using the scale weight to charge the customer a price per pound. Years ago, most of these price…