CBD: treatment for anxiety?
Anxiety is a characteristic feature of our body; we need it to detect dangerous situations and save ourselves. Unfortunately, a large percentage of the population suffers from anxiety problems for several reasons, coming to not lead a normal life. Many of them probably do not know the potential of CBD in reducing and treating anxiety.
Symptoms of anxiety
Not all symptoms of anxiety occur naturally. In fact, there is the belief that if someone suffers from anxiety it will only show symptoms like panic attacks. However, there are other factors that may indicate that we are facing a person with anxiety:
Difficulty in communication
Anxiety is a psychological disorder that affects those who suffer from it in different ways and that's why there are several anxiety disorders:
Disorders of social phobia
Generalized anxiety disorders
The causes that cause anxiety are still, in some ways, something unknown as they can vary according to the person who suffers. Equal to many mental disorders, anxiety can be a secondary problem related to other psychological disorders such as, for example, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. Recent studies have also shown anxiety disorders can be hereditary and can be caused by problems in the functioning of the brain circuits that are responsible for regulating emotions.
How can the CBD relieve anxiety?
CBD, like THC, is one of the best-known cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. However, cannabidiol (CBD) works differently than other cannabinoids.
According to various experts, CBD can reduce anxiety because it helps to stimulate signals through serotonin receptors, stimulating a positive mood and an anxiolytic and relaxing effect.
A Brazilian researcher conducted research to analyse the effects of CBD in people with anxiety. The study was completed with the opinions of the people who participated and with a brain scanner that was made to them. In conclusion, the research showed that the brain's blood flow was consistent and it was shown that anxiety levels decreased after the use of cannabidiol.
Bearing in mind that more and more people worldwide suffer from mental health problems, CBD is a safe and natural treatment alternative with the ability to improve people's symptoms and quality of life. If you want to know if you can start to approach a therapy based on cannabinoids discuss with your doctor.