Could Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome Be the Cause of IBS and Migraines?

A small group of scientists and doctors believe a lack of endocannabinoids could explain the causes behind little-understood medical conditions like fibromyalgia, IBS, and migraines. Cannabis seems to treat an impressively wide range of medical conditions, from chronic pain to eating disorders to depression to cancer. Researchers suggest that weed may appear to be a […]

The Endocannabinoid System – A Guide to Everything you Need to Know

The Endocannabinoid System – A Guide to Everything you Need to Know   The Endocannabinoid System With the rise of popularity of CBD (and THC products if you live in states where it is legal), a great deal of interest has surfaced regarding the Endocannabinoid system. Perhaps one of the most complicated and ill-understood systems […]

How Does Your Endocannabinoid System Impact Your Brain’s Response to Social Interaction?

Does your endocannabinoid system impact social behavior? A recent study from the University California-Irvine examines how the ECS may interact with the hormone oxytocin to positively impact the rewards associated with social interaction. What is Oxytocin? For today’s Science 101 lesson, let’s have a brief refresher on what exactly oxytocin is. Mammals make a key […]