The human body is full of cannabinoid receptors, and the body makes its own endocannabinoids.
It’s thought that today’s lifestyle factors like stress, lack of sleep, alcohol consumption, and poor diet can impede our natural endocannabinoid system, affecting what’s known as endocannabinoid tone. American Neuroscientist and Cannabinoid Researcher Dr. Ethan Russo has postulated that many 21st century illnesses categorized by an oversensitivity to pain could be caused by endocannabinoid deficiency. This could include migraines, fibromyalgia, IBS, and even multiple sclerosis. Russo suggests that introducing cannabinoids from cannabis and hemp can go some way to redressing this endocannabinoid deficiency. Read more.