Potential to prevent PTSD

CV Sciences, Inc. highlights another study identifying additional therapeutic opportunities of cannabidiol (CBD), which include the potential to prevent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Researchers at the Federal University of Parana, Santa Catarina, and the University of Sao Paulo, have preclinical evidence that when given immediately after a fearful event, CBD can significantly reduce the conditioned fear expression... Continue Reading →


Post-traumatic stress disorder, most common in war veterans, involves uncontrollable anxiety and flashbacks following a traumatic experience. Studies have shown cannabinoids are effective at lessening the emotional impact of traumatic events and can help patients experience less anxiety and fear and improve their sleep. Overview of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a... Continue Reading →


Abstract Cannabidiol (CBD), a Cannabis sativa constituent, is a pharmacologically broad-spectrum drug that in recent years has drawn increasing interest as a treatment for a range of neuropsychiatric disorders. The purpose of the current review is to determine CBD’s potential as a treatment for anxiety-related disorders, by assessing evidence from preclinical, human experimental, clinical, and epidemiological studies.... Continue Reading →

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