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The miracle of CBD and your immune system, does it work?

The Endocannabinoid System and Immune System The discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is still fairly recent, and we are still learning how it works with and inside the body. With the things we have learned, however, we know that the ECS helps establish and maintain homeostasis, or balance, between the various systems in the body. Your body produces endocannabinoids as needed to help modulate or regulate cell function, including the cells in your immune system. How CBD Affects The Immune...

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CBD and hormone imbalances in women

CBD might be able to help with the symptoms of normal monthly hormone fluctuations and those that happen during puberty and menopause. Mood swings Many women suffer with anxiety and depression as part of their menstrual cycle and during menopause. Oestrogen and progesterone affect levels of serotonin, the so-called happy chemical that influences mood. Research shows that CBD activates serotonin receptors and that in animal models, it shows anti-anxiety and antidepressant effects. Bloating During menstruation, the uterine contractions that occur throughout your cycle are more intense. This...

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