Endocannabinoid System

Endocannabinoid System

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

Get to know a neurotransmitter: Dopamine motivates.
Newly discovered endogenous fatty acid compound promotes healthy metabolism and mental wellbeing by binding to cannabinoid receptors.
Why do our bodies produce this potent psychedelic compound?
Get to know a neurotransmitter: GABA calms.
Get to know a neurotransmitter: Glutamate excites!
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.

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