Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects nearly 8% of Americans, and it’s notoriously hard to manage. Treatments usually include talk therapy and prescription drugs. But these methods don’t always work, and often times, patients find themselves in therapy for years. However, there’s growing evidence that cannabis can help address this condition by easing insomnia, anxiety and other issues associated with the disorder.
In this episode of our Ask a Doctor series, HelloMD’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Frye answers some commonly asked questions about cannabis and PTSD.