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Developmental Disabilities, Brain Injury, and CBD

Posted by Chris Howard on

In general, those with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injury and their guardians look to CBD for relief after running the gauntlet of conventional therapies and becoming discouraged by distressing adverse effects. Many of these individuals do find relief with CBD products, and find that their relief comes without any unwanted side effects.

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Cannabinoids and Your Body

Posted by Melinda Bloch on

Introduction to The Endocannabinoid System Endocannabinoid systems are found in all mammals, including humans. The “high” that is felt when smoking cannabis would not even be possible without already having an endocannabinoid system in place. The endocannabinoids and their receptors are found throughout the entire body. The endocannabinoid system includes the brain, organs, connective tissues, immune cells, and glands. The endocannabinoid system has one purpose – to keep homeostasis. Homeostasis is achieving balance within your body so that everything works well together. The endocannabinoid system is involved with regulating many basic functions of the human body in order to achieve homeostasis....

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Cannabinoids and Their Effects

Posted by Melinda Bloch on

Cannabinoids refer to the chemical compound in cannabis that can provide relief for a variety of health issues. These chemical compounds interact directly with the endocannabinoid system found in all mammals. There are over 80 different cannabinoids found in cannabis. We will focus on the most studied cannabinoids and their potential for medicinal use. The most popular cannabinoid is THC. THC is short for Tetrahydrocannabinol. THC is well-known for the "high" that users feel when smoking cannabis. THC is the psychoactive cannabinoid in cannabis and is credited with helping to alter mood, perception and increasing appetite. While THC can aid with various aliments, it isn't the only cannabinoid...

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