PTSD

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 PTSD:

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

Studies

Cannabidiol as a Therapeutic Alternative for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: From Bench Research to Confirmation in Human Trials