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The Challenge and Promise of Cannabis-Based PTSD Research

Dr. Sue Sisley (MD) Since 1968 the National Institute on Drug Abuse has maintained a monopoly on the production and distribution of cannabis for research. This monopoly has prevented U.S. based clinical research from accessing quality flower and diverse phenotypes for human testing. Dr Sisley will discuss the challenges of both obtaining federal approval for… Read More »

How to use CBD Hemp Oil for Anxiety, Panic and Depression

Find out more about CBD Hemp Oil products here: https://hempleaf.eu Main Benefits of CBD Hemp Oil 1. Relieves Pain More recently, scientists have discovered that certain components of marijuana, including CBD, are responsible for its pain-relieving effects. The human body contains a specialized system called the endocannabinoid system (ECS), which is involved in regulating a… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

Any exposure to life-threatening events that cause individuals to undergo symptoms of re-experiencing, avoidance, and hyperarousal for more than a month fits the diagnostic criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 2019). Some encounter symptoms early, usually within three months of the traumatic incidents while others start displaying symptoms years… Read More »

Cannabis, Medical Marijauna, CBD , and Anxiety Disorders

Evidence suggests that the cannabinoids can be beneficial for managing mood and anxiety disorders because of their ability to modulate the body’s endocannabinoid system. Multiple studies have found that influencing the endocannabinoid system can control the adverse behavioral and physiological consequences of stress by inhibiting fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH), an enzyme that degrades and… Read More »

Why Veterans with PTSD use Cannabis

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), most common in war veterans, involves uncontrollable anxiety and flashbacks following a traumatic experience. Studies have shown cannabinoids are effective at lessening the emotional impact of traumati and improve their sleep. PTSD is prevalent in military veterans, but can develop following any type of traumatic event, such as a mugging, kidnapping,… Read More »