THE LOW DOWN

Stuff you need to know

ADHD and Hyperactivity - What are its symptoms and what can help?

It's hard to decide who suffers from ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) more, the parents, or the children. As a single father with two boys, I say it's the parents...

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Anxiety - What are the symptoms and what can help?

Remember when the worst news you got was a celebrity you liked had died? Now we have countrywide fires, loadshedding, hurricanes, wars and I think I heard something about a...

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CBD - What are its benefits and uses?

What is CBD and what does it stand for? CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is one of the many cannabinoids, and our body has endocannabinoid receptors which attach to cannabinoids....

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Taurine - What are its benefits and uses?

What is Taurine? Taurine is named after taurus (latin for ox) because it initially was extracted from ox bile. Despite what you may have heard it doesn’t come from bull semen. Gross....

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Sceletium - What are its benefits and uses?

If you’re about to go on a hunt with nothing but a bow and arrow, you’d also need some calm. And that is exactly how sceletium was discovered in Africa....

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Sceletium – Does it work and is it safe?

Sceletium Tortuosum has been used for many years by the San people but has only recently begun to be studied. It was used to ease stress, calm children, and even...

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Relieve anxiety by breathing this way

Yeah, right. Like breathing differently is going to help me when the deadline is still looming, or there's still two weeks till payday. It may seem silly or a little...

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Power Up works for cycling the Double Century

Whether cycling for fun or professionally, we all need a little extra energy. So how does Power Up stack up against gels and such? Well, we asked a couple of...

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