Month: May 2016

Here’s the real reason you get a ‘runner’s high’ after a long run

Here’s the real reason you get a ‘runner’s high’ after a long run “…Recent studies in mice suggest that endorphins may have nothing at all to do with the so-called “runner’s high….Endorphins aren’t the only chemicals whose levels increase when you exercise. A chemical called anandamide does too, a September 2015 study in mice and a small 2004 study in people suggested. Anandamide is a type of endocannabinoid, a chemical that’s part of a system that’s in charge of moderating the psychoactive, feel-good effects of marijuana. And unlike cumbersome endorphins, anandamide can smoothly make its way from the blood to the...

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Less is more? Discover medical cannabis micro-dosing.

At its most basic, micro-dosing involves ingesting a much smaller quantity of cannabis then you might expect. For example, if you’re smoking or vaping, maybe this would be a single puff. Or if you’re eating a cannabis-infused edible, you might shoot for half if not less than the recommended amount on the label.

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