Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that manifests after a traumatic event. Symptoms of PTSD are varied but often include disturbed sleep, anxiety (specifically when in a situation similar to or reminiscent of the traumatic event), flashbacks, and others.

How cannabis may help with PTSD:

  • Medical cannabis may help patients with PTSD by decreasing anxiety, improving sleep, decreasing nightmares, and helping reduce avoidant behaviors.