So, Let’s Hear The Truth: Does CBD Really Help Anxiety?

Burning question.


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If you’ve got mental health issues, you’ll want the answer to this burning question: Does CBD really help anxiety? Or is it all just an attempt to get on the CBD train and make some bucks?

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Apparently, yes…

According to a survey in Remedy Review, 64 percent of respondents say yes. But reactions to cannabidiol (CBD), a compound from cannabis touted for its stress-relieving powers (without the high), vary greatly. That’s because CBD binds to hundreds of receptors in our brain and nervous system and these receptors are likely as unique as our genes. Another factor: variations in how we metabolise food and meds.

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So, should you try it?

If you want to give it a shot, consider a tincture or spray (they absorb faster), ideally made from whole-plant cannabis. Consult with your doc first, if possible. Start by trying it once a day an hour before or after meals. Take it consistently, like a vitamin – not a one-time pill.

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