Endocannabinoids In The Regulation Of Appetite And Body Weight

Anorexia and Cachexia

Key Findings

CB1 endocannabinoid receptors stimulate appetite and ingestive behaviors. Moreover, there is strong evidence of an endocannabinoid role in energy metabolism and fuel storage.

Information and Links


Link: Endocannabinoids In The Regulation Of Appetite And Body Weight

Year: 2005

DOI: 10.1097/00008877-200509000-00004


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Anorexia and Cachexia — 1


Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of Anorexia and Cachexia according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Endocannabinoid acting at brain CB1 cannabinoid receptors studied