Anxiety And Marijuana?

Postby Rajneesh » Fri May 25, 2018 6:53 am

Hi everyone. I just wanted to ask if any of you have tried marijuana for medication purposes? I've been suffering severe anxiety for almost a year now and planning to use medical marijuana products for my condition.I've been reading some articles about cannabis and its medical properties here in bonzaseeds,com/blog/flo/ and im very fascinated about it. Not lucky for me in my country use of marijuana is illegal but now im planning to move in Colorado where you can use marijuana without any hassle. I really wanted to hear your thoughts about this and if you can give my any advice or tips feel free to tell me. Thanks
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Postby sundaynightstress » Fri May 25, 2018 11:49 pm

A good friend of mine swears by it. He used to take medication (I believe Ativan), but instead, found marijuana to carry less side effects and to be overall more effective.

I live in California where it is also now legal. You should speak to a physician to get a professional opinion, but you can certainly give it a try in a Colorado.

Have you ever ingested marijuana?
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Postby DrPsychFeels » Thu May 31, 2018 9:16 pm

Research on marijuana (and CBD oil) and anxiety is limited though some people swear by it.

Try it and see how it affects you, but if you're going to take a drug for an emotional issue, it's important to be in treatment for that same emotional issue. Otherwise you're masking the symptoms and the underlying neurosis may get worse.
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Postby uncanni » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:16 am

I just posted this on another topic:
viewtopic.php?t=107309&p=899805#p899805
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Postby ashthewarrior7 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:49 pm

Exactly what DrPsychFeels said. It helps the symptoms but not the cause of anxiety. I would go down a path of trying different therapies, counselors/psychiatrists/psychologists to figure out and treat the cause of your anxiety than only deal with the anxiety (symptom) itself.
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Postby dbezerkeley » Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:12 am

For me and a lot of others weed greatly increases anxiety. Struggling myself, I think its more useful to figure out the source. For me I'm pretty sure its a stressful job.
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