Cannabis Weed Could Be Used To Help Treat Depression...

Chronic stress reduced the production of endocannabinoids, a compound our bodies naturally produce. They affect our cognition, emotions and overall well-being. Those endocannabinoids are similar to the chemicals in marijuana. So, scientists at the University of Buffalo created a compound using the THC fond in marijuana. Wehn it was given to rats, it was effective in restoring endocannabinoid levels in their brain helping their mood and treating some of the symptoms of depression. So far, marijuana has been proven to treat PTSD and chronic pain. With more studies, researched say depression could be added to that list.