The Endocannabinoid System

  • Is present in all humans
  • Is present in all vertebrates and some invertebrates
  • Fosters cellular balance throughout nearly every biological system in your body
  • primarily responsible for managing homeostasis: your body’s natural condition of balance.
  • Receptors exist throughout the body (brain, digestive system, lymphatic system, reproductive system)
  • The ECS is involved in regulating a variety of processes including appetite, sleep, pain and pleasure sensation, immune system, motor control, reproduction, mood and memory.
  • Consists of CB1 & CB2 receptors

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