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The Endocannabinoid System

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: Learn more about the endocannabinoid system and how natural treatments help it rebalance your wellness.
Air Date: 8/14/18
Duration: 22:02
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN & Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Jeffrey Burke, ND
Jeffrey Burke has been in the health and nutrition field for well over three decades. After so many years he decided that his passion was stronger than ever, and he went back to school to become a Naturopathic Physician and a Master Herbalist, and received his degree in 2012. Also in August of 2012, he was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasting Hall Of Fame. It was an amazing to be honored at the gala event.Jeffrey Burke

Dr. Burke enjoys spreading the word on nutrition, and with streaming he is able to do it worldwide. This has been a goal and dream of his for many years, and living this dream, as it unfolds, is incredible. Knowledge truly is important for great health, and having the most up to date information is key.

Dr. Burke is very excited to be doing radio shows weekly from Las Vegas that are heard  around the world through the stream live worldwide. His show topics are on the most up to date information, on the highest quality products, with the best guests in the health and nutrition industry. This allows his listeners to learn, and increase their own personal knowledge.
The Endocannabinoid System
The endocannabinoid system was discovered in 1988. It plays a central role in the organization, orchestration, maintenance and balance of optimal health by providing homeostasis.

Dr. Jeffrey Burke explains that the endocannabinoid system responds to cannabis-based products. This system mediates other systems, like the endocrine, digestive and nervous systems.

There are two different endocannibanoid systems that are frequently discussed. The CB1 receptor sites are primarily in the central nervous system and respond to THC. The CB2 receptor sites are in the digestive system, peripheral nervous system and immune system. CBD works on the CB2 receptors.

Even though the system is named after cannabis, balance can be achieved without cannabis. There are alternative products available for those who don’t live and work in a state where cannabis use is legal.

Listen as Dr. Burke joins host Andrea Donsky to discuss how to nourish and satisfy the endocannibanoid receptors with our without cannabis.
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