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Sara Kennedy

Sara Kennedy lives in Alaska. She spends the dark winters reading and fat biking and the summers racing bikes and camping with her family.

She is a nutritional therapy consultant and certified personal trainer. You can also find her writing at Echo magazine.

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Athletes require months-long training cycles to perform at the top of their game, but this road can leave an athlete’s body feeling destroyed. Many now turn to CBD to better recover from their workouts, ease the pain of training, and allow competition without restriction. But does CBD really work?

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About CBDCBD and You

In the United States, the risk of contracting a plague-like, infectious disease is quite low. But while communicable diseases are relatively controlled, new modern epidemics are at an all-time high. One of these new health threats is hypertension, or chronically elevated blood pressure.

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About CBDCBD and You

For years, a stereotypical image of the cannabis user has most often involved a couch-dwelling dude with a bag of crunchy snacks. Famous for inducing the “munchies,” past assumptions about the effects of cannabis use hardly bring to mind the image of health and vitality.

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About CBDCBD and You

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is just what it sounds like: neurological damage caused by an impact injury to the head. Those living with TBI often have a significantly reduced quality of life. The results can even be deadly.

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About CBDCBD and You

Inflammation is a routine healing response within the human body. But our lifestyles and environment can cause the scales to tip from a brief, acute response to a chronic disruption.

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