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CBD Can Help Treat Anxiety Disorder

Many adults suffer from anxiety disorders and end up taking medications such as xanax, antidepressants, and supplements. On occasion they also try meditation and deep breathing to help cope with their condition. Cannabis, however, has been a recently discovered aid that can also help. Research shows that the chemical compound found in cannabis known as CBD is overall a powerful treatment for illnesses and disorders such as these. 

While some people may experience anxiety as a side effect of smoking marijuana, research also shows that strains low in THC and high in CBD can be great for calming the nervous system. This is especially true for people with low cannabis tolerances. Strains with high CBD have recently become popular for medical cannabis patients.

CBD works on our natural endocannabinoid system. This is a group of natural cannabinoid receptors in the brain. It affects our entire body, not just our brain and nervous system. When we smoke or ingest cannabis or cannabis products, cannabinoid receptors are activated in our body. This increases our mood and lowers our stress and anxiety levels.

When taking CBD to help with anxiety it's always best to test your tolerance in order to not ingest more than your body can handle.