Dr Susan Wagner Presents - 'Understanding the Endocannabinoid System '

Dr Wagner begins this webinar by defining the endocannabinoid system. This system is comprised of receptors, ligands and the enzymes that create and metabolize those ligands. The receptors are grouped into two main classes, however, subclasses also have important properties. She will also discuss the main functions of the endocannabinoind system — creating homeostasis and facilitating communication among the various body systems. It’s importance on the nervous system, immune function, and inflammation will be highlighted.The next aspect of the webinar will cover how the endocannabinoid system can be influenced by outside forces, such as exercise and meditation. Phytocannabinoids are botanical compounds that also influence the endocannabinoid system. Dr Wagner will discuss a variety of phytocannabinoids, and specific indications for their usage. Bench research, as well as studies involving laboratory animals, humans, and dogs will be presented.

Included with your webinar order:

  • A recording of the webinar that you view as many times as you wish
  • PDF of slide show presentation
  • Certificate of attendance  

Understanding the Endocannabinoid System 

Full fee $60, CIVT Veterinary Member fee $48


Presented by Dr Susan Wagner

Dr Susan Wagner is a veterinary neurologist whose pioneering work acknowledges the bioenergetic and spiritual interaction between people and animals. She received her DVM, MS, and training in veterinary neurology from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Wagner is also passionate about public health and spent time with The Ohio State University Managed Health Care Systems, the Faculty and Staff Wellness Program, Wellness Collaborative and Integrative Health and Wellness Initiative. Dr. Wagner is co-author of Through A Dog's Ear: Using Sound to Improve the Health and Behavior of Your Canine Companion.  She co-founded the Integrative Medicine department at MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets, and is adjunct faculty at The Ohio State University Veterinary College. Dr. Wagner has done numerous radio and magazine interviews, in addition to being interviewed on CBS Early Morning and The Today Show on NBC.






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