For last few years, CBD has started gaining a lot of popularity after medical researchers have found number of benefits offered by this marijuana product. As far as treatment for depression is concerned, medical researchers claimed to have found promising results.
Anxiety and depression are a very common mental disorder, which is constantly increasing in present day’s lifestyles. All these problems can cause lots of negative side effects on our health, social life and also our overall well-being.
Though, medical science has come out with a number of drugs to treat all these problems, at the same time they can produce many undesirable side effects like sleeplessness, mood swings and sexual dysfunctions etc.
As per initial studies, by taking CBD gummies, you can treat both anxiety and depression and will not face much adverse side effects like other medications.
What is the opinion of medical researchers?
Medical researchers have made a number of trials with various animals in order to check the effects of CBD, as far as treatment of depression is concerned.
As per the studies done in 2014, CBD works like antidepressant and antianxiety when it was tried with animals, similar results were also found by another scientist in the year 2018 in some other parts of the world.
This has proved that CBD can be certainly used for treating any stress related problems and it can be a long-term solution too.
Researchers also found that CBD compound worked without any direct activation of our brain’s endocannabinoid receptors, which indicates that there will be much lesser risk of any addiction due to consumption of CBD products.
So, we may not face similar issues of craving or addiction that was found with the consumption of opioid use. Rather CBD has proved to be fast-acting antidepressant.
Therefore, majority of medical researchers are advocating for human trial as enough studies have been conducted on animals.
CBD for anxiety and panic
Many medical researchers all over the world has published their papers during the year 2016 to 2018 and support the view that CBD can be very effective in treating anxiety and panic disorder among humans.
Even a 300 mg dose can decrease the level of anxiety and was tried on people whose stress level increases just before making any public speech. A dose of 600 mg was tried with people suffering from social anxiety disorder.
What was the side effects?
By taking CBD orally or by inhaling it, usually any side effects were not observed however few people are bit more sensitive to CBD compound and they may experience following side effects:
Changes in weight/appetite
If CBD is combined with certain medications then it can increase the liver toxicity and therefore FDA also warns about liver problem risk among few people.
Therefore, anyone who is considering using CBD must not do by themselves, and must consult their doctor first and after checking about their existing medications he can suggest you accordingly.
CBD can interact negatively with certain regular medicines and few other dietary supplements. Those drugs that generally warn against grapefruit consumption must be taken with caution while taking CBD.