Cannabis Education

Cannabis Education

It’s no secret that we are healthcare professionals with a passion for integrative medicine. Even with the growing scientific evidence showing cannabis as an effective healthcare option, we still encounter clients whose primary care providers are unfamiliar with cannabis as a potentially beneficial healthcare option. We are looking to build a recommendation list of primary …

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endocannabinoid system

Endogenous Cannabinoid System

The human body has an endogenous cannabinoid system called the endocannabinoid system (ECS). Endocannabinoids are like your body’s own version of cannabis. Anandamide (AEA) and 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG) bind to the cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2. The CB1 receptor is distributed in brain areas associated with motor control and emotions, in the adipose tissue, pancreas, liver, …

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