Our bodies’ have a system in place to help us stay balanced: the endocannabinoid system, or ECS. Using a combination of neuroreceptors, endocannabinoids and enzymes to communicate with cells to make just the right amount of certain chemicals to get closer to homeostasis.
For many in the U.S. insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, stay asleep, or cause someone to wake up too early and not fall back asleep. As insomnia persists, it can weaken the immune system, decrease metabolism, cause problems in memory recall, and even lead to or exacerbate serious health conditions. Fortunately, an alternative source of relief for quality restorative sleep can be found in cannabis.
Experiencing extreme stress and trauma is a far too common occurrence. Some people go through intensely stressful or traumatic events, whereas others see stress mount gradually over time, becoming untenable. Fortunately, as more and more research is being done, more people who live with PTSD are turning to cannabis for relief from their symptoms.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome that is characterized by intense muscle and joint pain. In addition to the chronic pain common in Fibromyalgia patients suffer from additional symptoms that include insomnia, depression, skin conditions, hypoglycemia, a loss of mental acuity, and fatigue.