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You may have already heard about the Entourage Effect present in high-THC cannabis sativa. But did you know that a similar dynamic exists with regards to hemp? Some cannabis consumers and advocates in the industry have been misinformed about the actual composition of some CBD-rich hemp products. This article will clear

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When reading up on cannabinoids, you may have come across some resources insinuating that some non-cannabis compounds work as well as the cannabinoids they emulate. Not so fast, friend! Today we’re going to dive into the compounds that mimic cannabinoids to see if and how they comparatively affect the endocannabinoid

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Musculoskeletal symptoms and orthopedic conditions are the second-most common reason for physician visits in the United States at a staggering annual cost of close to $1 trillion. Finding safe, cost-effective therapeutic options is quickly becoming a top priority for those concerned about health and productivity, from practitioners and patients to

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Building on a previous article, Cannabidiol 101: A Peek into Cannabinoid Chemistry, the endocannabinoid system, or ECS, is a remarkably complex signaling network that has widespread effects within the body. In fact, many studies have been published examining the effects of various components of the ECS on appetite, metabolic health,

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There is accumulating scientific evidence that the endocannabinoid system plays an important role in how the body regulates energy (calorie) balance, as well as carbohydrate and fat metabolism. As such, the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is an often overlooked key in the regulation of body weight and body composition (note: “body

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The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complex signaling network within the human body that uses specialized compounds known as cannabinoids to control various bodily processes by interacting with various receptors and regulatory enzymes.   Cannabidiol (CBD) is often referred to as a “phytocannabinoid.” Phytocannabinoids are plant derivatives that contain a

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  The biological mechanisms that control mood, anxiety, stress, fear, and other emotional behavior have been focused almost exclusively on the role of certain neurotransmitters called monoamines. While monoamines like dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine play an important role in controlling mood and anxiety, the vast majority of drug-based therapies that

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India is a land steeped in faith and mysticism. Ayurveda, combining the Sanskrit words for life and knowledge7, is a system of medicine intertwined inextricably with these traits. That a core of belief combined with empirical experimentation could produce a viable medical regimen still widely practiced after well over 5000 years

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At Oaksterdam University, we meet hundreds of physicians who want to learn more about medicinal cannabis and who ultimately want the option to recommend it for their patients. Many times these doctors have been approached by patients or they recognize that the opiate solutions available no longer work for particular

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    Many of us realize the important of “balance” in our daily lives. Balancing work and play is a critical part of our physical and mental health. For example, replacing omega-6 rich processed foods (e.g., french fries, potato chips, and pastries) with omega-3 rich healthy alternatives (e.g., salmon steak,

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