Endocannabinoid System

Endocannabinoid System

Learn about the ECS' role in modulating critical physiological processes.

Why do our bodies produce this potent psychedelic compound?
Get to know a neurotransmitter: GABA calms.
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New research explores the versatile therapeutic potential of CBD for depression, substance abuse, and antibiotic-resistant infections.
CBD, metabolic health, and the runner's high.
Cannabis and CBD for bone disease.
Stoned lobsters, zebrafish, CBD-averse caterpillars, and the role of cannabinoid-interacting receptors in early embryonic development.
Among lonely seniors, more circulating endocannabinoids are associated with better adaptation to bereavement.
New studies highlight therapeutic potential of cannabinoids, but clinical trials are lacking.
Scientists are studying the role the endocannabinoid system plays in alcohol addiction and related mood disorders.

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