Once cannabis is ingested, it is broken down and cannabinoids are released into the body. The human body has an endocannabinoid system, which helps regulate appetite, energy balance, metabolism, stress responses, immune functions, the autonomic nervous system, thermo-regulation, sleep and many other important body systems.
The anecdotal evidence that cannabis has a positive effect on a long list of medical conditions from epilepsy, pain, cancer, even Alzheimer’s Disease is building. However, to date there’s been scant clinical evidence to back up these claims. At long last that may be changing. Researchers are now applying scientific rigour to convert anecdote into […]
CBD is one of over 60 plus compounds found in the cannabis plant that belong to a class of molecules called cannabinoids. CBD or Cannabidol is an amazing antioxidant and anti inflammatory and now one study is showing that this amazing cannabinoid may actually strengthen bones and speed the healing of fractures! The study was […]
“There’s science behind all that stuff. And as a scientist, I believe we have to follow the evidence,” says Dr. Price. “Cannabinoids, when researched properly, can really revolutionize medicine right now.” Dr. Ira Price
The ‘entourage effect’ is a term introduced in cannabinoid science in 1998 by S. Ben-Shabat, with Raphael Mechoulam, and was also written about in detail, in a paper by Ethan Russo, published in the British Journal of Pharmacology in 2011, describing the synergistic effect of the other compounds in cannabis. Cannabis contains over five hundred […]
According to Tourette Canada “Tourette Syndrome or TS is a Neurodevelopmental or brain-based condition that causes people who have it to make involuntary sounds and movements called tics. Tourette Syndrome (TS) tics are sudden, intermittent, repetitive, unpredictable, purposeless, nonrhythmic, involuntary movements or sounds. Tics that produce movement are called “motor tics,” while tics that produce […]
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