Is Cannabis Good Or Bad For The Digestive System?

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How Does Affect The Digestive System?

is known to have varied effects on different people, and this is also true of how the herb affects digestion. There is much more to the interaction between pot and the digestive system than just the "munchies," which most stoners are familiar with. What you need to know about the digestive effects of cannabis, both good and bad, is provided below.

There is no doubt that there is a complex interaction between and the human body. There is a lot to unpack regarding cannabis' effects, and there is still a lot we don't know because interactions between cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system are mostly to blame for our responses.

How cannabis affects the digestive system, on the other hand, is a topic that is getting a lot of attention. Now, although that may factor in, we're not just talking about the munchies; rather, we're looking at the bigger picture of how cannabis may affect digestion and other intestinal issues. Read on to know the full details.

Cannabis and Digestion

Cannabis primarily reacts with the end cannabinoid system in the human body. The endocannabinoid system also referred to as the ECS, is a network of receptors distributed throughout the body and brain/central nervous system. However, the digestive system also has cannabis receptors.

The impact of introducing marijuana into the body can be seen through these intricate and precisely crafted receptors. Depending on the person and their response, the outcomes may have both possible positive and negative effects on a user.

Let's deviate a bit to discuss the production of ghrelin and the breakdown of THC.

Relationship between THC and Ghrelin

Ghrelin is a hormone that is released into the body when we get hungry. It interacts with the vagus nerve in the …

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