Thesis / Dissertation

The comparative cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular actions of cannabidiol: an important Cannabis therapeutic agent

Amna Mazeh, Christine Wright (ed.)

Published : 2021

Abstract

Cannabidiol is a major non-intoxicating Cannabis compound that is prescribed for the treatment of seizures in children with rare treatment-resistant epilepsy, and has been suggested to have extensive therapeutic potential including in the cardiovascular system. However, the mechanisms underlying the cardiovascular effects of cannabidiol remain elusive. Therefore the goal of this project was to further the understanding of the cardiovascular effects of cannabidiol and the interaction of cannabidiol with the cannabinoid receptors. More specifically, the project aimed to examine the local vascular and haemodynamic effects of cannabidiol, and the potential mechanisms involved in cannabidiol-spec..

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