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CB2 Receptors

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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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Health

  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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Health

    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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Pain Management

This article has been re-posted from the May – June 2005 Cannabis Health Journal. By Dr. Franjo Grotenhermen D9-THC (THC), the main active compound of the cannabis plant, and many other cannabinoids exert most of their actions through binding to cannabinoid receptors in the body, while the mode of action

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