Anxiety and cannabis are two things that most people would not expect to go hand-in-hand. Anyone new or old to cannabis will tell you of a story or two that ...
The prevalence of anxiety disorders is high, particularly in the western world.
Examples of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Some symptoms include stress that’s out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry, and restlessness.
Traditionally treatment has included includes counseling or medications, including antidepressants.
Recently studies have shown that medical marijuana as advised by a doctor knowledgeable in cannabis could be helpful.
BMC Psychiatry Study 2014 found that anxiety is positively associated with cannabis use or CUD in cohorts drawn from some 112,000 non-institutionalised members of the general population of 10 countries.