New research finds that cannabis affects women differently to men. The reason behind the difference lines up with the activities of different hormones.

This explains why men are four times more likely to try cannabis; and why women are more vulnerable. 

The new research, which is timely in the era of increased legalization of cannabis around the world, studies the influence of sex hormones like testosterone, estradiol (estrogen), and progesterone on the endocannabinoid system.

The endocannabinoid system refers to the networks of brain cells that communicate using the same family of chemicals found in cannabis, called "cannabinoids." 

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Tim Sandle ~ DigitalJournal.com

 

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