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Cannabis Use Linked to Increased Risk of Anxiety Disorders (2024 Review)

The relationship between cannabis use (CU) and anxiety disorders (AD) is a topic of ongoing debate and research within the scientific community. While some studies suggest cannabis can have anxiolytic (anxiety-reducing) effects, others point to anxiogenic (anxiety-inducing) outcomes, especially with habitual use. This nuanced interplay between cannabis and anxiety highlights the importance of understanding individual …

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Moon Rock Weed (Marijuana): Psychosis & Seizures in 20-Year-Old Male (Case Report)

Cannabis use is associated with neurological and psychiatric side effects, but the risks of highly potent forms like “moon rocks” are not fully characterized. This case report describes psychosis and new-onset seizures in a 20-year-old following the first-time use of this THC-concentrated preparation. Key Facts: Moon rock cannabis contains high levels of THC, which acts …

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CBD Oil For Anxiety: Is Cannabidiol An Effective Treatment?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is just one of over 85 scientifically-identified cannabinoids (or chemical compounds) derived from the flowering plant cannabis.  Each of the cannabinoids within cannabis elicit unique neurophysiological effects.  Most people are well-aware of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the predominant cannabinoid within cannabis that is ingested by upwards of 230 million people per year as a psychoactive …

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