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CBD Oil for PTSD Treatment

CBD Oil for PTSD: A Guide to Help Veterans Recover from PTSD
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Written by Stacey Thomas


A few of the major benefits of using CBD Oil for PTSD as pointed out by the experiments include cannabis as a well-tolerated and safe agent to be used.

March 21, 2020

CBD Oil for PTSD, Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault.

The most common events related to PTSD include childhood physical abuse, rape, combat exposure, childhood neglect, sexual molestation, weapon threatening, and physical attacks.

It’s normal to have upsetting memories, feel on edge, or have trouble sleeping after this type of event.

At first, it may be hard to do normal daily activities, like go to work, go to school, or spend time with people you care about. But most people start to feel better after a few weeks or months.

If it’s been longer than a few months and you’re still having symptoms, you may have

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TSD. For some people, symptoms may start later on, or they may come and go over time.

Most patients usually get prescribed with several antipsychotics and antidepressants that may have a minute positive effect on them but do render many side-effects including an increase in the occurrence of suicidal thoughts.

Among the wide range of research that is being carried out on the utilization of cannabis for the treatment of PTSD, a particularly prominent one has been undertaken by Martin Lee at the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS).

As per the research, it has been observed that the consumption of Hemp can have a drastic impact on the reduction of anxiety among the people who are suffering from the disorder.

A few of the major benefits of using Hemp Oil for PTSD as pointed out by the experiments include cannabis as a well-tolerated and safe agent to be used for the treatment.

Moreover, Hemp doesn’t have any kind of psychoactive action so it can be used as an anti-high approach to treating PTSD.

A review of published evidence finds that cannabinoids help PTSD patients manage the condition’s three major symptoms (re-experiencing, avoidance and numbing, hyperarousal) and helps improve sleep in those PTSD patients suffering from insomnia and nightmares.

Use and effects of cannabinoids in military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

How Hemp Oil is administered

Hemp Oil For PTSD There are various methods of administering Hemp oil including, oil, tinctures, tablets, vaping Hemp oil, and much more. Topical Hemp is associated with the slowest time of response.

Also, oral Hemp has an intermediate time release. Whatever method you use, the effects are always gradual. It is better to start with a small dose of Hemp oil and then gradually increase the dose to get the desired effects.

Daily sublingual ingestion of around 40- 160 mg of Hemp oil helps in treating the sleep-related issues and nightmares in the patients who have PTSD.

In week 1, start the dose with three drops in the morning, three in the afternoon, and six drops before you go to sleep. In week 2, start increasing the number of drops gradually like five drops in the morning, 5 in the afternoon, and ten drops before sleeping.

Keep improving it until week three, like seven drops in the morning, seven in afternoon, and 15 drops before going to sleep.

Instead of taking big doses, you can take small doses during the day. You can increase the dosage of Hemp oil depending on anxiety. You need to be extremely observant of how your body is reacting to the dosage.

How To Use Hemp Oil For Treating PTSD?

CBD Oil for Anxiety – How It Can Assist Managing COVID-19 Anxiety and StressHemp can get extracted in powder or oil form through a marijuana plant. They can either be put in capsules so that it can be taken orally or can get mixed into gels and creams. It is available in various forms, however, using the tincture one is the easiest.

Also, capsules are easy but little expensive, and it makes it simple to evaluate the dosing of Hemp oil. Hemp oil is also available in spray form; however, they leak sometimes.

First shake the bottle well, so that all the products blend well. Then squeeze the dropper to fill it with oil and pour it under your tongue. Make sure you know the correct dosage of Hemp oil.

Keep on holding the drops of Hemp oil in your mouth for around 60 to 90 seconds and let the oil absorb into your system. Also, if you can’t hold it in your mouth for too long because of the strong flavor, then you can ingest it.

Repeat this process throughout the day to get the best desired effect. Taking higher doses may make you feel sedative whereas taking Hemp oil in little amounts can provide you with a calm feeling.

You can also try it in vaping form as it helps in transporting the Hemp oil directly into the blood and it is one of the fastest processes.



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