ANALGESIC

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What is an analgesic? The analgesic action is defined as any process whose goal is pain reduction. It can be not only a medication, but any other method which targets analgesia, meaning the suppression of painful sensations. There are generally 3 classes of analgesic medications with differing actions and affects. Owing to the fact that more unpleasant side-effects arise depending …

ANANDAMIDES

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What are Anandamides? An Anandamide is a neurotransmitter produced in the brain that binds to the THC receptors. It’s been called the “bliss molecule,” aptly named after Anandaa, the Sanskrit word for “joy, bliss, or happiness.” It is considered an endocannabinoid — a substance produced in the body that binds to cannabinoid receptors. Eventually, anandamide was found to do a lot more than …