THC

What is THC?

 

THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the chemical compound responsible for most of the medical marijuana psychoactive effects

. It works much like the cannabinoid chemicals made naturally by the body. In other words, THC is the primary psychoactive responsible for creating the high associated with recreational cannabis use.

Cannabinoid receptors concentrated in some regions of the brain associated with thinking, memory, pleasure, coordination, and time perception.  tetrahydrocannabinol THC  attaches to these receptors and activates them and affects a person’s mind, desire, movements, thinking, concentration, coordination, and sensory and time perception. These neurotransmitters are produced naturally by the human body and help to modulate sleeping and eating habits, the knowledge of pain, and many other bodily functions.

The effects of THC include:

Relaxation
Altered senses of sight, smell, and hearing
Fatigue
Hunger
Reduced aggression

Effects on the body

THC stimulates cells in the brain to release dopamine, creating euphoria. the effects last about two hours and kick in Ten to Thirty minutes after ingestion.  In some cases, reported side effects of THC to include elation, anxiety, tachycardia, short-term memory recall issues, sedation, relaxation, pain relief and many more