Weekly Research 10.29.21

Cannabidiol and Other Non-Psychoactive Cannabinoids for Prevention and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders: Useful Nutraceuticals? Authors: Vicente Martínez 1,2 , Amaia Iriondo De-Hond, Francesca Borrelli, Raffaele Capasso, María Dolores del Castillo & Raquel Abalo. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2020, 21, 3067; doi:10.3390/ijms21093067 Cannabinoids and Irritable Bowel Syndrome:Three weeks ago, we learnt about the condition Clinical

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Weekly Research 10.22.21

Cannabidiol Use for Fibromyalgia: Prevalence of Use and Perceptions of Effectiveness in a Large Online Survey. Authors: Kevin Boehnke, Joel Gagnier, Lynne Matallana & David Williams. The Journal of Pain, Vol 22, No 5 (May), 2021: pp556-66. Cannabinoids and Fibromyalgia:Two weeks ago, we learnt about the condition Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency (CECD), which is when a

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Weekly Research 10.15.21

Cannabidiol (CBD) for Treatment of Neurofibromatosis-related Pain and Concomitant Mood Disorder: A Case Report. Authors: EHegazy O, Platnick H Cureus, 2019, 11(12): e6312. DOI 10.7759/cureus.6312 Precision Newswire:Survey Shows CBD Has Positive Impact on Migraines. Dec 16, 2020. Cannabinoids and Migraines:Last week, we learnt about the condition Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency (CECD), which is when a low

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Weekly Research 10.08.21

Clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CECD): can this concept explain therapeutic benefits of cannabis in migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome and other treatment-resistant conditions? Author: E. Russo, Neuro Endocrinol Lett Feb-Apr 2004;25(1-2):31-9. Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency ReconsideredCurrent Research Supports the Theory in Migraine, Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel, and Other Treatment-Resistant Syndromes Author: E. Russo. Cannabis Cannabinoid Research, 2016 Jul

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Weekly Research 10.01.21

Effects of Cannabidiol Supplementation on Skeletal Muscle Regeneration After Intensive Resistance Training Authors: Eduard Isenmann, Sebastian Veit, Lynn Starke, Ulrich Flenker, and Patrick Diel Who Was It?Sixteen healthy German athletes (mean age 24 years) who had at least one year experience doing strength training exercise participated in the study. Subjects were not taking any medications

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Weekly Research Review 09/24/21

Reductions in Circulating Endocannabinoid Levels in Individuals with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Exposure to the World Trade Center Attacks Authors: Matthew N. Hill, Linda M. Bierer, Iouri Makotkine, Julia A. Golier, Sandro Galea, Bruce S. McEwen, Cecilia J. Hillard, and Rachel Yehuda Who Was It? Forty six adult men and women who had been exposed

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Weekly Research Review: 9/17/21

Cannabidiol in Anxiety and Sleep: A Large Case Series Authors: Shannon Scott, MD, Nicole Lewis, ND, Heather Lee, PA-C, Shannon Hughes, PhD. Who Was It? Seventy-two adult patients who presented to a psychiatry outpatient clinic with primary concerns of anxiety (65.3%) or poor sleep (34.7%). These psychiatric patients had been diagnosed by a mental health

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Weekly Research Review: 9/10/21

Case Report: Cannabidiol as a Treatment for Mental Health Outcomes Among Health Care Workers During the Coronavirus Disease Pandemic Authors: Alline C. Campos, RPh, PhD, Antonio Waldo Zuardi, MD, PhD, José Alexandre S. Crippa, MD, PhD Citation: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology • Volume 41, Number 3, May/June 2021 Who Was It? Adult “second-line” healthcare workers

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The CBD Story Part 1: CBD and the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)

“How a single molecule [CBD] can show such a wide range of therapeutic potential with a favorable safety profile is a mystery that is far from being solved.”1 These words are from a recent scientific journal article, and they convey well why, these days, CBD is being touted as a cure-all for everything from anxiety

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The CBD Story Part 2: Effects of CBD in the Body

In The CBD Story – Part 1, we explored what CBD is, CBD and the endocannabinoid system (ECS), and how ECS dysfunction can negatively impact health. We saw how CBD is an important modulator of the ECS that might help to restore balance when the ECS is disrupted by things like stress and poor diet.

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