Why Women Don’t Forget

Monday, 14 January 2019

“Men appear to have 41% more CB1 receptors in the brain. Unfortunately for men of the male species, this is inversely related to working memory. (No memory of working). The sex difference in the ECS is becoming more interesting in explaining reactions and abilities in both.”
-    Dr. David Hepburn 


The endocannabinoid system (ECS) has a widespread neuron modulatory function in the central nervous system and is involved in important aspects of brain function including brain development, cortical rhythms, plasticity, reward, and stress sensitivity. 

Many of these effects are mediated via the cannabinoid CB1 receptor (CB1R) subtype. 
Animal studies convincingly have shown the interaction between the ECS and sex hormones, as well as a sex difference of higher brain CB1R in males. Human in vivo studies of sex difference has yielded discrete pant findings.

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Dr. David Hepburn website: https://doctordavidhepburn.com


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