October 2018

Women’s hormones put them more at risk than men of becoming addicted to cannabis, a study found. Specifically, the sex hormone oestrogen makes them enjoy the particular high of smoking pot, according to the research. Sponsored adThis sponsor paid to have this advertisement placed in this section. Men are also at risk from a hormone—in […]

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London: Hormones could be the reason why cannabis affects women differently than men, brain studies on animals and humans suggest. The studies showed that sex differences in response to cannabis are not just socio-cultural, but biological too. The findings showed that men are up to four times more likely to try cannabis and use higher […]

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A new review of animal studies says that sex differences in response to cannabis are not just socio-cultural, but biological too. Published in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, it examines the influence of sex hormones like testosterone, estradiol (estrogen) and progesterone on the endocannabinoid system: networks of brain cells which communicate using the same family of […]

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