Does CBD help anxiety?
In today’s world, many of us are affected by anxiety of differing levels. Your anxiety may just be a sense of nervousness that many experience. But, there are others with elevated levels of anxiety that reaches a point where their daily lives are severely affected.
CBD research studies have shown reduced levels of stress and anxiety.
In the search for remedies and solutions to this stress and anxiety, individuals have many options; yoga, meditation, exercise, supplements and prescribed medications. CBD has been considered a potentially effective supplement with multiple research trials launched over the past few years in an effort to determine its efficacy.
Listed below are links to published research trials that have considered CBD (cannabinoil) in reducing levels of anxiety and stress. These research efforts have identified the potential benefits of CBD. This information can help you to decide if CBD is an option for you. You will also see organic, pure CBD products recommended.
Cannabidiol reduces the anxiety induced by simulated public speaking
Neuropsychopharmacology, February 2011
Pretreatment with CBD significantly reduced anxiety, cognitive impairment and discomfort in their speech performance, and significantly decreased alert in their anticipatory speech.
Effects of cannabidiol (CBD) in generalized social anxiety disorder
Journal of Psychopharmacology, September 2010
Relative to placebo, CBD was associated with significantly decreased subjective anxiety
Multiple mechanisms involved in the large-spectrum therapeutic potential of cannabidiol in psychiatric disorders
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, December 2012
It is now clear that CBD has therapeutic potential over a wide range of non-psychiatric and psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression and psychosis.