I Tried A CBD Massage For My Chronic Pain. Here's What Happened.

The frenzy over CBD (also known as cannabinoid, the non-psychoactive component found in a cannabis plant) isn’t slowing down. Canada just legalized the use of recreational cannabis, including CBD, allowing residents to try CBD products to improve issues like anxiety, sexual performance and poor sleep. Many wellness centers are also jumping on board, using products like CBD oil ― arguably one of the most commonly used forms of CBD ― as a way to alleviate customers’ various ailments. One of those

Why Are Millennials Having Less Sex Than Their Parents Did at the Same Age?

Free-thinking liberal millennials, also known as the ‘hook-up’ generation, are swiping right on multiple partners and swinging from the chandeliers every weekend, right? The truth is actually way more vanilla. In fact, according to two studies by Mumsnet and the journal Archives Of Sexual Behaviour, those born after 1990 are having less sex than their parents did at the same age — and even coupled-up millennials are experiencing a sex drought.

7 Questions You Should Ask Your Mom About Her Health ASAP

When it comes to assessing your risk for a variety of health conditions and diseases, your parents can provide a wealth of information that can help doctors to treat you correctly. This is especially true for your mom and her side of the family tree. Not all health problems have a genetic component, but understanding more about your maternal health history can help you to understand your own body better and make predictions for the future. But first, you need to ask the right questions.

New Service Promises to Manipulate Your Wife Into Having Sex With You

Relationships, the saying goes, are hard. Many couples find their sex drives are mismatched over time, a problem that sex therapists often suggest fixing by working on communication. The Spinner, launched in April of this year, offers a different route to marital bliss — the online service encourages dissatisfied husbands to skip all that messy relationship effort and instead try to manipulate their wives on a subconscious level, in a way only possible in the age of the Internet.

The Swedish Tradition of Death Cleaning Explained

We often only really know people in snapshots, through the role they played in our lives rather than the sum total of their experiences and life events. When loved ones die and we’re left to sort through their belongings, new dimensions of their life stories and personalities are revealed within the cupboards, drawers and storage bins of their homes: old love letters, the remnants of abandoned hobbies or a penchant for saving every elastic band, string tie or margarine container for some imagi

How Sanitary Are Steam Rooms And Saunas, Anyway?

HuffPost chatted with a few experts to get the breakdown on what you need to know about steam rooms and saunas, from the bacteria you may encounter to what you should do to protect yourself from anything that might be lurking. Check out their advice: A visit to a steam room or sauna can be a powerful way to relax. It’s a practice that has evolved over centuries from people using steam and hot water as a self-care tool.

Do Therapists Ever Google Their Patients?

Google can be a blessing and a curse. Employers use it to check out prospective employees and make sure they’re a good fit with their company’s culture. A little research before a first date can help you save time and feel safe before meeting a stranger. And when it comes to health care, you may check ratings and reviews of doctors or therapists. But are they Googling you too? HuffPost asked a number of mental health professionals if they ever research their patients before an appointment.

What's REALLY Lurking In Those Pedicure Tubs?

Minor injuries, including cuts and scrapes, are common at the spa. If you have ever experienced an overly aggressive technician or suffered from broken skin during a treatment, it might be time to think about health and safety standards for your pedicure appointment. Going to the nail salon for a pedicure can be a relaxing self-care method. From flicking through magazines to playing around with the settings on the massage chair, it’s a brief retreat from the stresses of everyday life.

Here's The Right Way To Run Outside In The Winter

When I first moved to Canada, I decided that a great way to meet some friends in my new adopted country was to join an outdoor running club ― in January. My first run didn’t exactly go well. I slipped on a patch of ice at the entrance of a tunnel, fell on my bum and got totally soaked. When I returned home, the skin on my thighs was burning and prickling, and the end of my nose felt strange. I jumped into a hot shower to warm up and quickly discovered that one of the worst things you can do fo
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