CBD OIL FOR ANXIETY
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a molecule derived from cannabis plants that has been shown to help benefit people with forms of anxiety such as social anxiety disorder (SAD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as anxiety-induced insomnia.
The two most abundant cannabinoids in cannabis are THC and CBD. THC is famous for the high effect and in some people can actually cause anxiety. CBD on the other hand has been shown to reduce anxiety, and help control the effects of the high and anxiety sometimes experienced with cannabis, with no harmful side effects.
CBD for Treating Anxiety
The use of CBD oil for anxiety is growing as it is proving to be useful in the treatment of many anxiety-related disorders such as:
- Panic disorder
- Social Disorders
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Lower levels of depression
The Research into CBD for Anxiety
Through the last decade of research, it is widely accepted that CBD can help calm and relax a person, as well as help with sleeping patterns which can be a massive problem for those suffering with anxiety. Many drugs that have been developed to help those with anxiety mimic the natural actions of CBD oil and because CBD oil works naturally it does what the drugs do but better.
Dr Ron Goedeke, specialises in alternative and functional medicine. He is a foundation member of the New Zealand college of Appearance medicine and has been a member of the American Academy of Anti-aging medicine since 1999. With over 20 years of experience in the anti-aging field, Dr Ron Goedeke is recognized as one of New Zealand’s leaders in this new and growing field of medicine.
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