Medical Marijuana - What Veterans Need to know
We are aware the fact that cannabis is shown to aid veterans who are suffering from mood swings and bipolar disorder, and also for symptoms of anxiety, depression, as well as PTSD. However, only half of veterans who return from their service seek treatment.
So, how cannabis product will help you ease these medical condition?
Example Veteran Medical Condition and how cannabis works for it.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop in people that have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. This can include a life-threatening accident, sexual assault, violence, war or a natural disaster, among others.
Marijuana helps reduce feelings of hyperarousal and the anxiety that is caused by triggers and reminders of the trauma
Anxiety is a feeling of unease, worry or concern, usually about an upcoming event or a situation full of uncertainty. There are various types of anxiety disorders that are clinically recognized, including post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder.
Stress relief from anxiety is one of the most common reasons for using marijuana. The effects are calming, relaxing and even hypnotic.
Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that can cause extreme changes in mood. This can include low, depressive episodes and high, manic episodes. These shifts in mood can be both extreme and unpredictable.
Marijuana has anxiety-relieving effects that can help people with bipolar disorder to improve their moods and give a more positive outlook.
MOOD SWINGSMood swings is a common term used to describe rapid and intensely fluctuating emotions. People often describe mood swings as a “roller coaster” of feelings from happiness and contentment to anger, irritability, and even depression.
CBD reduces psychotic symptoms and normalized motor functions in psychiatric patients.