The discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the human body is one of the most important and underrated scientific discoveries of our time. It has helped us better understand many of the most important biological functions of the human body including pain, temperature control, sleep, nausea and vomiting and hunger. This knowledge is a direct result of the research to understand how THC, the principle psychoactive agent of cannabis, works in the brain and body. Mary Jane Mathre with Patient’s Out of Time explains how important the endocannabinoid system is to the body, how it works and how medical marijuana helps our body stay in balance.
1st of 5 videos:
The Endocannabinoid System Part 2, Balance: Click here to watch the video In the second part of this series, Mary Lynn Mathre discusses the primary role of the Endocannabinoid System, homeostasis or “Balance”.
The Endocannabinoid System Part 3, Synergy: Click here to watch the video Mary Lynn Mathre discusses the remarkable way that cannabis can “Synergistically” work with other medications.
The Endocannabinoid System Part 4, The children: Click here to watch the video In Part 4 of this series, Mary Lynn Mathre addresses the question, “What about our children?”
The Endocannabinoid System Part 5, Your Doctor: Click here to watch the video In the 5th and final Part in this series, Mary Lynn Mathre addresses perhaps the most important thing a cannabis patient could do…talk to their doctor.