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Use of cannabis and marijuana for PTSD

Feb 7

What's post-traumatic Stress Disorder?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, post-traumatic stress disorder may be caused by "a potentially stressful event beyond a regular stressor." It can result from combat, personal violence or natural or man-made catastrophes. The Institute states that people suffering from PTSD can experience frightening, persistent thoughts, memories, and detached feelings. You might also experience sleep problems, numbness or numbness.

Although symptoms of PTSD may appear as soon as three months after a stressful event has occurred, they can develop many years later. The symptoms of PTSD should last for at least one month. They can disrupt relationships, work, and daily life.

At least one re-experiencing sign should be present.

  • Flashbacks are an indication of post-traumatic stress disorder. They are caused by reliving the same experience over and over again. This can trigger a racing pulse, or excessive sweating.

  • Unfavorable dreams

  • Unsuspicious thoughts

  • Marijuana is derived from the Cannabis sativa or Cannabis sativa plant. To manage PTSD symptoms, people use cannabis and marijuana.

Recent research has shown that cannabis can reduce amygdala activity. This is the part responsible for fear responses to threats. Forbes magazine published this information in a Forbes magazine article. A second study showed that cannabis can help erase painful memories of PTSD. This was done by first analyzing the online process for obtaining a Missouri Medical Card.

Are there any links between marijuana and PTSD?

People suffering from PTSD claim that cannabis has reduced their symptoms by more than half.

Many people find that smoking marijuana can help them fall asleep. It can also help with sleep problems. Long-term marijuana use to treat sleep problems can lead to PTSD-related problems. Also, insomnia can encourage or worsen substance abuse.

Although marijuana may temporarily alleviate some symptoms of PTSD for, the underlying problem remains. Substance abuse, particularly marijuana abuse, can temporarily relieve some symptoms of PTSD. However, the underlying problem can return after the effects wear off, and can become more severe.

Self medicine is only a band-aid.

People use marijuana to treat their depression, anxiety, or PTSD symptoms. You can use marijuana to reduce stress and anger or to treat other negative emotions like sadness and anxiety.

Many people who use marijuana regularly report feeling anxious, moody, and sleepy. They also report feeling less hungry, more insatiable for marijuana, and experiencing other withdrawal symptoms.

Self-medicating with marijuana or cannabis can lead to addiction. Self-medicating with marijuana or cannabis can lead to addiction.

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