CBD Topics for Health Professionals
When the word "cannabinoid" is heard, it is commonly associated with cannabis and then marijuana. While both marijuana and hemp are Cannabis genera, they are not the same. What they have in common is that they each contain a spectrum of cannabinoids, the chemical compounds that can bind to the cannabinoid receptors in our brain. Yes, our brain contains cannabinoid receptors, and we are wired to interact with cannabinoids.
What to expect
Cannabinoids are an underutilized tool in patient care. We will expand practitioners’ understanding of their benefits and explain how to utilize CBD protocols.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the most widely recognized cannabinoids, yet they are only the tip of the cannabinoid iceberg. Three categories of cannabinoids contain over a hundred distinct cannabinoids.
We will review the various types of cannabinoids, including how to use them in clinical practice.
We will examine the distribution of cannabinoid receptor types in our endocannabinoid system and explore differences.
Dr. Phillips has invested decades of working in urgent care facilities and has tracked the increases in the number of medicines typical patients take every year. While he discusses how nutritional deficiencies contribute to the root causes of many chronic illnesses, Dr. Phillips will explain several different ways that cannabinoids can be used to strengthen the patient.
Meet the instructor
Lane Phillips, DO
Board-certified in family medicine, Lane Phillips, DO, is the founder of Dr. Phillips Formulations, a health and wellness company specializing in high-quality CBD and vitamin supplements. Additionally, Dr. Phillips owns and operates Heathrow Urgent Care and the Dr. Phillips Center for Wellness, a functional medicine practice where he concentrates on preventative medicine and bio-identical hormones. He served as the medical director for Rollins College from 2008 to 2012.