What is Anandamide?Anandamide is a natural chemical molecule that helps support a state of bliss. (The word "ananda" means joy/bliss in Sanskrit.) It’s a brain chemical and pleasure molecule that handles the "feel-good" factor and keeps you motivated and excited. The runner's "high" you feel after exercise is due to a boost of anandamide in your body. *
What does anandamide do?Anandamide is an endocannabinoid compound your body makes on its own. It binds to the cannabinoid receptors located in the brain and other places in the body. Anandamide benefits you in the following ways:
- Maintains internal balance: Anandamide plays a role in maintaining the homeostasis of endocrine organs. It regulates the secretion of hormones related to reproductive function and stress response.
- Supports Healthy Stress Management: Optimal levels of anandamide help cope with daily stress and support overall wellness. *