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Anxiety is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behaviour such as pacing back and forth, somatic complaints, and rumination. It is the subjectively unpleasant feelings of dread over anticipated events, such as the feeling of imminent death. Anxiety is not the same as fear, which is a response to a real or perceived immediate threat, whereas anxiety is the expectation of future threat.
Clinical Trials of Cannabinoids – 4Q 2017 Report
In this update: OCD, pancreatic cancer, osteoarthritis, bipolar, depression/anxiety, dementia, lupus, vascular function, & multiple sclerosis.
New Study Starts (4Q 2017):
1. Effects of Marijuana on Symptoms of OCD
Why Does Cannabis Cause Paranoia in Some But Helps Anxiety in Others?
Most people can recall a time they got way too high and experienced a bit of a paranoid episode. Sometimes it manifests as mild worrying, and other times you find yourself in the fetal position at the top of a Doritos pile...
Marijuana and Anxiety: A Guide
Anxiety is a common side effect of marijuana. Yet many people use marijuana to relieve stress and anxiety.
For every story of panic resulting from being too high, there is another about how marijuana has provided life-changing relief from chronic anxiety...
Does CBD have any adverse side effects? What about drug interactions? CBD is a very safe substance, but patients taking other medications should check with their doctor about drug interactions, which are more likely when consuming high doses of single-molecule CBD products. At sufficient...
Natural chemical helps brain adapt to stress
March 29, 2017
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
A natural signaling molecule that activates cannabinoid receptors in the brain plays a critical role in stress-resilience -- the ability to adapt to repeated and acute...