People have used cannabis medicinally and recreationally for a long time. Compounds called cannabinoids primarily cause the effects of cannabis. And two of the most common are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). The effects of THC and CBD on the brain differ, but both are psychoactive. CBD is non-impairing, unlike THC. There are many reasons
STRESS!!!! We all feel stress now and again. Sometimes stress can become a habit of thoughts and emotion that can creep in slowly and become something more serious like anxiety, panic attacks, and depression. All of these things can hijack both your body and mind. Let’s take a look at how stress effects us. Maybe
Federal officials have awarded $45.3 million in COVID-19 relief funds to 68 Arizona concert venues, a vast improvement over the single grant awarded a month ago but still far short of the need, advocates say. The Arizona funding was part of the $3.2 billion awarded as of Tuesday by the Small Business Administration under the
Nearly a year of isolation and widespread closures has harmed the mental and physical health of many Americans. But Arizona state parks saw record visitation over parts of 2020 – a positive sign to experts urging people to get moving and get outside as COVID-19 continues to spread. Doctors have long touted the benefits of
Stress, isolation and face mask requirements related to COVID-19 may be worsening symptoms for the estimated 1% of the world’s population who suffer from Tourette syndrome, research shows. The neurological disorder, named for a French doctor who first described the condition in 1885, is characterized by repetitive, involuntary movements or sounds. Common motor tics include
Paulina Ochoa never had a problem sleeping until the COVID-19 pandemic began in March and life dealt her a series of serious setbacks. She lost both her jobs, her car was stolen and her aunt died – and that’s when the nightmares started. The dreams got so bad they sometimes left her paralyzed in bed.