The human endocannabinoid system is one of the most fundamental physiological systems in our bodies – a “primordial language that [our] nerves and brain cells use to communicate,” says Dr. Sellman.
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is responsible for maintaining homeostasis (balance) in the body. When this system isn’t functioning properly, we start experiencing pain, sleep difficulties, fatigue, and a whole host of other symptoms.
When the ECS is supported and working properly each of these systems in the body work better. Here are some science backed examples of what a healthy ECS can do.