13 02, 2020

Seasonal Affective Disorder

By | 2020-02-13T10:16:43+00:00 February 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Winter brings feelings of festive joy and warmth for many of us, those who love the thought of wrapping up in a blanket at night and holding a cup of hot chocolate. Others are less excited by the colder months as they recognise that winter will often brings feelings of depression and anxiety - more commonly known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD.   What is SAD?   Not to be mistaken for the winter blues, Seasonal Affective Disorder is a common condition that affects around one in three people in the UK. It’s a type of depression that arises [...]

30 01, 2020

Spotting the Signs of Stress

By | 2020-01-30T16:16:06+00:00 January 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We all have to deal with stressful situations from time to time and, mostly, we’re able to cope without too much disruption to our daily lives. Occasionally though, things can get on top of us and stress can begin to have a negative impact. In this situation, spotting the early signs and taking steps to relieve the pressure can prevent us from spiralling into more deep-seated mental health problems. Stress can manifest itself in many different ways, from physical symptoms like migraines, muscle pain or skin rashes, to feelings of hopelessness and desperation. It’s important to listen to your body [...]

30 01, 2020

Do You Have One of the Top 20 Most Stressful Jobs in the World?

By | 2020-01-30T16:17:05+00:00 January 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Everybody experiences stress at some point in their lives and for most people, work is a huge contributor. According to recent studies, over 40% of UK residents of working age are on the verge of ‘burnout’, with two thirds of those blaming their job for the issue. Workload, culture, bullying, worrying about performance, job security, pay and poor working conditions are just some of the things that can cause us to become stressed about work. Tom Chapman, the pharmacist behind DR CBD Rx says, “Certain people are naturally more able than others to cope with the strains of their job [...]

13 01, 2020

Travelling with CBD products: can I travel with CBD oil?

By | 2020-01-13T16:21:36+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yes, you can travel with CBD oil to the majority of popular tourist destinations. With CBD oils and associated products gaining in popularity it is natural for them to be taken with you when you go on holiday or are travelling both internationally and domestically, especially as their benefits are recognised for travel anxiety and sickness, but some caution needs to be used. There is naturally some concern when cannabinoid consumers want to take their desired products with them and travelling or going on holiday can be stressful enough without adding more concerns to your itinerary. We have created this easy to read, [...]

13 01, 2020

Considering CBD for fitness and exercise?

By | 2020-01-13T16:14:03+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As you can see from many of our other blogs, CBD has a lot of purported benefits, backed up by our array of real-life success studies and scientific evidence. Everything from helping cancer patients fight nausea, to acting as a sleep aid for people with insomnia, to heightening libido. While those seem like potentially huge breakthroughs, CBD is also said to help with smaller stuff, like helping you recover faster from workouts thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. Here’s everything you need to know from Tom at DR CBD Rx. Why are we sore after a workout anyway? No matter how fit you are, sometimes [...]

12 12, 2019

The new hangover ‘cure’ we should all be reaching for this festive season

By | 2020-01-13T16:15:18+00:00 December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our range of products are here to help reduce the dreaded 'beer fear' or 'hangxiety' associated with inevitable festive boozy nights.  Tom, the celebrated British pharmacist behind DR CBD Rx talks about why his products should be the go-to 'cure' for hangovers this festive season. Tom, 82, whose career has seen him accredited as an expert member of the British Pharmacopoea Herbal Committee, said: “Sales of CBD have roughly doubled over the past two years in the UK and we are seeing a real spike in sales as individuals join in with all things festive. “The aftermath of drinking copious [...]

18 11, 2019

A Guide to Using DR CBD Rx

By | 2020-01-28T10:20:11+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The feedback we often get from people who are new to using CBD oil is that they’re uncertain about how much to take and how frequently. Very often this is because the amount of CBD oil you need can vary from person to person as well as confusing packaging.  There are lots of variables to take into account - your height, your weight, the severity of your symptoms and how your body reacts to and absorbs the treatment are just some of the factors that can determine how effective CBD is. Add into the mix that there is a huge [...]

18 11, 2019

How to Choose a Safe CBD Brand

By | 2019-11-18T16:43:14+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking CBD oil is reputed to help with many ailments - from skin conditions to depression and anxiety - but with so many products on the market, as well as issues with counterfeit and substandard products finding their way onto the shelves, choosing a reliable CBD oil brand should be a top priority. CBD oil in itself is not harmful.  There is very little risk associated with taking it and overdosing would be extremely difficult.  Yet that doesn’t mean that every CBD product is equal, or unfortunately that every product labelled as CBD oil can be relied upon. There has [...]

11 11, 2019

The Complete Guide to CBD

By | 2019-11-27T12:39:33+00:00 November 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a compound derived from the cannabis plant that’s becoming increasingly well known for its health benefits.  From those with chronic pain to people diagnosed with anxiety and depression, it’s thought that around six million UK adults¹ are currently using CBD to ease their symptoms.  Very often with life-changing results. If you’re thinking of taking CBD for an existing medical condition, it’s important to do your research.  This blog post explains everything you need to know about CBD – from how it’s made and administered, to the benefits and risks. What is CBD? Extracted from the stalks, [...]

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