How CBD Works: The Science
Our Body’s Endocannabinoid System.
CBD is naturally produced in our bodies and is utilized through our “endocannabinoid system,” comprised of CB1 and CB2 receptors. All animals have an endocannabinoid system or “ECS”. How CBD works is that cannabinoids like CBD interact with our CB1 & CB2 receptors to regulate our pain, inflammation, immune systems, mood and thinking. Supplementing with plant-based cannabinoids can help our body to restore a state of balance.
- CB1 Receptors are found primarily in the brain and through the body, where they help to regulate coordination, movement, pain, emotions, mood, thinking and appetite.
- CB2 Receptors are found primarily among the immune system, where they help to manage inflammation and muscle pain.
The Benefits of CBD – Rescuing Our Overcharged Body.
Many Canadians find themselves over-stressed, over-stimulated and under-nourished. In these fast modern times, our bodies have been thrown out of balance with nature. As a result, many of us may be left with endocannabinoids systems that are out of wack.
Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome (CEDS)
Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome is the theory that the stresses of modern life (in addition to genetic causes) are why some people may suffer from a variety of severe or chronic ailments. Because of such stresses and inherited genetics, some people may not be capable of producing enough cannabinoids in their body.
If a person is deficient in cannaboids, their body’s endocannabinoid system may lack the tools it needs to maintain a healthy state of balance in the body. Over time, this could lead to someone developing severe issues such as:
- Chronic Pain
- Problems with Sleeping
- Anxiety Disorders
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Migraine Headaches
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Weakened Immune System
Restoring Our Body’s Natural Balance.
For those suffering from Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome, supplementing with plant-based cannabinoids can give their body the tools to restore balance in the body. How CBD works is by replenishing the body with healthy levels of cannabinoids, those suffering from chronic or severe issues such as anxiety, sleep disorders, depression and pain may find significant or at least noticeable improvements to their quality of life.
Where can I get CBD?
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