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The EndoCannabinoid System

The EndoCannabinoid System

By Vincent Del

How CBD Effects Your Body

Have you ever wondered how CBD effects your body? Then you first must learn about the endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system is a system within your Central and Peripheral Nervous System. It behaves similarly to other endocrine systems within your body. The system relies on endocannabinoids, enzymes, and receptors. Whether or not you choose to Feel Good and try our Feel Good CBD gummies, this endocannabinoid system exists within your body. The endocannabinoid system exists in everyone.

Endocannabinoid Components

There are three main components to the endocannabinoid system: endocannabinoids (found in your body whether or not you utilize CBD), enzymes and receptors. The receptors are found throughout your body but are mostly localized within your central and peripheral nervous system.

  • CB1 receptors are mostly found in the central nervous system (CNS)
  • CB2 receptors are mostly found in the peripheral nervous system (PNS).

CBD and exerciseScientists have currently identified two main endocannabinoids (anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglycerol). These endocannabinoids link up with the receptors to affect your body in different ways. Scientists believe that when endocannabinoids bind with CB1 receptors, it could affect pain relief. When endocannabinoids bind with CB2 receptors, it could affect the immune system to help decrease inflammation. The enzymes within the system are than used to break down these bonded endocannabinoids to help excrete them from your body.

So, this is what is happening in your body before you utilize CBD. CBD does not “get you high” or have negative effects on you. CBD acts to help your body enhance the already active endocannabinoid system. It also can help you feel good after a strenuous work out so that you are maximizing the endocannabinoid system’s properties. We all feel pain and inflammation after a really good work out. CBD helps us benefit from the best elements within our own body.