Cannabinoids affects on anxiety
Enjoy these links to studies and research on cannabis and various medical condition. Supplementation with cannabinoids will have different effects for each person, we are not medically trained or qualified to give medical advice. We do not suggest that cannabis will treat, cure or prevent any particular medical condition, we merely present these links and research to aid your further investigation. The majority of these studies are conducted under strict supervision with high doses.
Panic disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD, Social phobia, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, Generalised Anxiety Disorder GAD, and Depression are among the anxiety-related disorders that cannabidiol (CBD) has been seen to successfully treat in many individuals.
Conclusive evidence has found acute CBD treatment to be anxiolytic (relieves anxiety) in both animals and humans. It has also been recognised as a beneficial element used in conjunction with psychological therapies to treat PTSD and phobias.
With anxiety-related disorders affecting a vast number of the world’s people, the pharmaceutical companies have manufactured drugs from Valium and Xanax to Prozac and Zoloft, which have effectively treated the disorder’s symptoms but are also addictive and recognised as having a list of intolerable side-effects. CBD on the other hand, offers all the beneficial qualities of the drugs without the adverse reactions.
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Preclinical evidence conclusively demonstrating CBD’s efficacy in reducing anxiety behaviors relevant to multiple disorders, including PTSD, GAD, PD, OCD, and SAD, with a notable lack of anxiogenic effects.
A study that investigated the effects of cannabidiol (CBD) in patients with generalised social anxiety disorder (SAD) using functional neuroimaging.
Link: Cannabidiol regulation of emotion and emotional memory processing: relevance for treating anxiety-related and substance abuse disorders.
Reviewing the literature demonstrating the anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) effects of cannabidiol.