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Photobiomodulation for Anxiety

Is photobiomodulation (PBM) useful for managing anxiety? There is surprisingly little clinical research to answer this question. A study from 2009, published in Behavioral and Brain Functions, described substantial success with a form of PBM against major depression and anxiety. Another 2018 review in Journal of Affective Disorders also found PBM to be effective in Read more…



Celluma for Roseacea

Can Celluma help to control the red-faced acne-like condition of roseacea? There are signs in the research literature that it can. Roseacea isn’t life-threatening, but it is a serious condition. It makes people feel embarrassed and self-conscious, undermining their confidence in social situations and often leading to withdrawal and depression. I wish I could tell Read more…


Hemp/CBD for Insomnia

Insomnia isn’t just something that causes daytime lethargy and fatigue (as well as concomitant problems with work performance, mood, and relationships). Insomnia also has second-order effects. According to the CDC, “Adults who were short sleepers (less than 7 hours per 24-hour period) were more likely to report 10 chronic health conditions compared to those who Read more…


Hemp/CBD for Anxiety

Can cannabidiol (CBD) products provide help for anxiety? As I mentioned last week, everyone is afraid of something. And at some point, a daily news diet of mass shootings, cyberterrorism, climate change, species extinctions, pandemics, mega-storms, earthquakes, and near-miss asteroids may inspire a certain amount of dread. Usually, you can put these things out of Read more…