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CBD For PTSD

Post tramatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that develops after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. Those suffering from the condition experience flash backs sever anxiety nightmares and uncontrollable thoughts about the event. There is no ideal treatment for PTSD, however, studies suggest that CBD can help those with PTSD by managing the symptoms that occur with the condition suxch as anxiety, nightmares and insomnia. 

Studies On CBD & PTSD

  1. Cannabidiol Modulates Fear Memory Formation Through Interactions with Serotonergic Transmission in the Mesolimbic System.

  2. Cannabidiol disrupts the consolidation of specific and generalized fear memories via dorsal hippocampus CB1 and CB2 receptors.

  3. Effectiveness of Cannabidiol Oil for Pediatric Anxiety and Insomnia as Part of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Case Report

CBD For Schizophrenia 

Schizophrenia refers to a group of conditions in which brain function is so impaired that they lose touch with reality. Psychosis isnt the only defining feature of this condition, schizophrenia is a complex syndrome characterized by a range of symptoms, such as flat emotional state, a struggle to feel pleasure, a lack of motivation to engage socially, as well as also cognitive impairment, including learning, memory and attention deficits. 

 

CBD shows promise in improving the difficult-to-treat negstive symptoms of schizophrenia, such as learning, memory, and attention, which suggests that the compound could help manage cognitive symptoms.

Studies On CBD & Schizophrenia 

  1. Improved Social Interaction, Recognition and Working Memory with Cannabidiol Treatment in a Prenatal Infection (poly I:C) Rat Model.

  2. Cannabidiol, a Cannabis sativa constituent, as an antipsychotic drug.

  3. Cannabidiol enhances anandamide signaling and alleviates psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia