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Have you ever been confused about why alcohol affects you the way it does? You feel perfectly normal one moment and the next you’re suddenly the most bubbly, sociable person in the room. So, you keep drinking. After excessive consumption, you’re on the floor in a corner of the bathroom, wondering why everyone’s so mean to you. (This is not from our own experience, we swear). So, why is alcohol having this effect on your brain? Why does it have the ability to take control? To find out, we had a hard look at the link between alcohol and dopamine to find out what alcohol really does to your brain.
Okay, we’ve all experienced it. (Well, okay, those of us who have been high have experienced it.) Marijuana is more legal than it’s ever been and odds are you’ve used it in one form or another. But what do you do when you need to come down from a high? You may have gotten too high or higher than you expected. This can happen for a few reasons. You may have only smoked marijuana a few times. Maybe you tried a higher THC strain than you’re used to or you’ve had edibles that were more potent than what you’ve had in the past. Either way, it hit you harder than expected. Not everyone likes the feeling of being too high. Some people want to try to come down before the effects wear off naturally. While you can’t sober up with the snap of your fingers, here are our eight pro tips on how to chill out until you naturally come down.
Did you know that your brain can naturally create chemicals that boost happiness? With a little help from natural supplements, you can stimulate the production of various chemicals in the brain to improve mood and have a more positive outlook.So, what can you take to achieve a happy brain and how do you use it? Let’s take a look at some natural ways that you can improve your mental health.
We all know that a terrible hangover after a night of drinking is one of the worst feelings in the world. It has the potential to wipe out your entire next day, where nothing but a dark room and a cold cloth on your head is possible (can you tell I have experience in this field?). However, there are days where you simply can’t afford to have the entire day as a write-off, even if you have a headache, upset stomach, or other hangover symptoms. Maybe you have a family event, day two of a music festival, or you may, horribly enough, even have to go to work. Yikes! So, what are the best ways to cure a hangover when you just can’t afford to have one? Here are our 5 best ways to prevent a hangover, tested and ranked.
We understand that you may not have heard of 5-HTP (hydroxytryptophan) or don’t have the foggiest idea what it actually does. The fact that 5-HTP is a powerful, naturally occurring amino acid that contributes to the production of serotonin might not have ever come up. We get it, so we’re here to answer your questions on what 5-HTP is, when to take it, and how much your doses should be.