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The Neuroscience of Stress and Anxiety Marihuana's Relief


Many people nowadays think that marihuana is very useful in dealing with stress and anxiety, and modern researchers try to explain this effect on the brain. In the journal Trends in Pharmacological Sciences there was published a work written by several experts from the Rockefeller University and the University of Calgary where they have summarized all the current researches on cannabis, anxiety, and body.

It turned out that despite marihuana has a wide range of effects and side effects it still provides relief from anxiety and stress and today it is commonly reported that it is the main reason of using marihuana. Moreover, people tell and write about the usage of a cheech double honeycomb bong which help to minimize the losses of marihuana while smoking.

So far scientists regarded marihuana as an effective stress reliever, but recent researchers focused on the neurological activity which is responsible for such an effect. Now investigators know that marihuana influences on a system in the brain which is called the endocannabinoid system.

Endocannabinoid has various functions and the recent discovery says that it naturally regulates the levels of anxiety and stress. By the present moment scientists have found over 60 different kinds of cannabinoids in the plant cannabis. The main psychoactive ingredient, called THC, is very similar to the anandamide found in one of the first endocannabinoids.

In the matter of fact, the authors of the latest investigation tell that raising the levels of brain's anandamide - in the way of preventing the breakdown - can be a much better therapeutic alternative, because of the cannabis unwanted effects, e.g. abuse liability or cognitive impairment.

However, so far there are no clinical drug trials which can do this, so some time has to pass until any alternative can become available.

Anna Milligan writes about the marihuana help in relief of stress and anxiety based on the information from www.smokesessionsdepot.com web-site, providing cheech double honeycomb bong for the people suffering from these diseases.

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