Depression — major depressive disorder in clinical-speak — affects 40 million adults every year. It is treatable, but only 40 percent of those affected will seek appropriate help.
Can low doses of THC work like an antidepressant by increasing serotonin, the neurotransmitter that affects mood? Depression might be helped after all.
Now scientists have found that chronic stress also depresses endocannabinoids. If that's the case, could cannabis offset depression?
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