Inflammation

Inflammation

Inflammation is the process by which your body protects you from infection but unregulated becomes a disease. Symptoms include redness, swelling, pain, and stiffness. Chronic inflammation has been linked to diseases like heart disease or stroke, and may also lead to autoimmune disorders.
Abstract image of pancreatitis
People with pancreatitis who had cannabinoids in their bloodstream were 3-4x less likely to die in the hospital
Father cuddling baby
Could CBD save the lives of babies born with brain damage? A new clinical trial aims to find out.
Woman with cancer reading book
Dr. Donald Abrams laid out the potential of cannabis in cancer care in a recent piece titled "Should Oncologists recommend cannabis?"
Dozens of plants – not just cannabis – contain compounds that interact with the endocannabinoid system.
Lipids
It has been known for some time that CBD acutely increases endogenous cannabinoid levels.
Cancer cell and DNA
A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect.
sad dog on couch
A veterinarian’s advice on how to use cannabis to treat pain and inflammation in your four-legged companion.
Project CBD speaks with neuroscientist Greg Gerdeman on the endocannabinoid system and the biology of wellness
bud on top of beer can
Drinking was associated with increases in interleukin 6, but the association was ameliorated in cannabis users.
Red peppers
Most everyone has bit into a spicy pepper and felt heat permeate their mouth. This feeling comes from activation of TRPV1 receptors.

Science abstracts on CBD and Inflammation

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