Hemp-Derived CBD FAQ

What is the endocannabinoid system (ECS)? The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a neuromodulatory and biochemical communication system found throughout the body within the central and peripheral…


Alpha-Lipoic Acid and Diabetic Neuropathy: A Prospective Trial

Diabetic neuropathy involves oxidative stress as part of its pathogenesis, and the antioxidant alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) has been evaluated as a potential therapy. ALA has potent antioxidant…


I’m Taking Supplements, Why Don’t I Feel Different

 I’m taking supplements: Why don’t I feel different? As a growing number of people are turning to integrative medicine to address their health concerns, many individuals are being introduced to the…


The Farm Bill: The Future of Hemp

 On this episode of Healthy Happenings, Dr. Holly Lucille speaks with legal expert Justin Prochnow about what the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill means for CBD and the Hemp industry. They discuss the…


6 Foods Your Heart Want

By now you probably know that foods high in Omega oils and fiber are great for heart health. Have you considered however that foods rich in polyphenols (antioxidants from plants) can boost your heart…


The Endocannabinoid System 101

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is an extensive biological system comprised of specialized cannabinoid receptors, endogenous lipid-based endocannabinoids, and enzymes responsible for synthesizing…


4 Things You Didn’t Know Could Help Your Heart

When you think of heart health from a naturopathic perspective, the first thing you might think of could be Omega oils, CoQ10 and maybe Magnesium. Did you know however that there are some easy and…


CBD Dosing

Introduction Hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) is still relatively new, so standards for dosing and prescribing have not been universally established. In fact, the FDA has yet to establish an RDI for…


Understanding the Basics of the Endocannabinoid System

 The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a bit misunderstood and is sometimes completely unknown, even to doctors. Dr. Aimée Shunney has dedicated her time and practice to balancing this system with her…