Ep #11 Show Notes | Matthew Hill: Matthew Hill: Endocannabinoid System, Stress & PTSD
About the Guest: Dr. Matthew Hill is neuroscientist and professor at the University of Calgary. His lab studies how cannabinoids regulate homeostatic processes in the brain. This includes both endogenous cannabinoids (e.g. anandamide) and plant cannabinoids (e.g. THC, CBD). His lab studies endocannabinoids regulation of stress & anxiety, feeding & metabolism, and the impacts of Cannabis on the brain.
Nick talks to neuroscientist Matthew Hill, PhD about the role of the endocannabinoid system in regulating stress and emotional behavior. They also discuss how plant cannabinoids from Cannabis, such as THC and CBD, impact the endocannabinoid system. They also touch on psychiatric conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and depression.