I’m interested to know if medical marijuana can help with the symptoms of anxiety and stress. And depression, too, since it often goes hand in hand with anxiety.
Hi, It is proven that the best anxiety treatment is high CBD and low THC products. You can try CBD oil 1-3 times a day as per your needs. The best ratio CBD:THC for day use is 20:1 - 25:1 In the evening can try CBD:THC 2:1 Indica strain.
Anxiety and stress are major problems in our country, with more than 40 million people, or 18% of the population, reported being affected by anxiety disorders. On HelloMD we tackle this major topic in various forms, including our YouTube channel.
I’ve hosted different videos on the subject, including this one covering the symptoms of anxiety and stress and how preliminary research shows that CBD (cannabidiol) may work to reduce and in some cases eliminate them. CBD is also non-addictive and avoids many of the side effects of traditional pharmaceuticals. Vaping and sublingual tinctures are among the methods you can use to consume CBD.
Before you start considering medical marijuana options to address stress and anxiety, \you should first visit your own doctor and follow their recommendations. However, not all doctors are knowledgeable in the use of CBD and other cannabinoids for anxiety and stress, so it’s sometimes good to talk to a medical professional who has expertise in this area.
At HelloMD, we offer online Telehealth appointments with knowledgeable, licensed practitioners who treat the whole person, not just the symptoms. If you are in a state that we currently serve, you can talk to a qualified health practitioner who can help you to understand if medical marijuana might help, and we can also help you get your medical card to buy cannabis products from legal, licensed dispensaries.
On HelloMD, we have done many informative articles on anxiety, stress, depression, and other mood disorders. For example, if you want to know more about medical marijuana and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), this article looks at the history of using cannabis to treat the debilitating mood disorder, and considers what kinds of strains work for different symptoms.
Or this article features HelloMD’s staff “Top 5 Marijuana Strains for Stress Relief.” These include choices such as Trainwreck, Sapphire Kush and Granddaddy Purple.
While there is more info available on the efficacy of medical marijuana treating the symptoms of anxiety, a growing body of evidence is coming to light also supporting its use for depression. In the variety of depression articles we offer on our site there’s this one on “How Microdosing Cannabis May Help Ease Depression.”
This article is aimed at people who want to experience the mood-lifting qualities of THC but are wary of its psychoactive effects. By microdosing they can receive its benefits in dealing with their depression but stay active and alert during the day.