Consumers should know that CBD oil may be labeled incorrectly because it is mostly unregulated. In fact, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that nearly 70% of all CBD products sold online are mislabeled.
Researchers gave different dosages of CBD to participants before a public speaking test. They found that subjective anxiety measures dropped with a 300 mg dose of CBD. This drop did not occur with either the 100 or 900 mg CBD dosages.
A study published in Frontiers in Pharmacology suggested that the greater the dose of CBD, the better its ability to lower anxiety.
This study found that CBD had no effect on anxiety, heart rate, or cortisol levels. Cortisol is known as a “fight or flight” hormone.
Harvard Medical School notes that all 50 states have laws on the books that legalize CBD "with varying degrees of restriction."
If you were to plot this result on graph paper, it would form a bell, with 100 and 900 on the ends. Hence, the name of this pharmacology concept literally takes shape.
Twelve other people with social anxiety disorder performed the same test with no CBD treatment.
Anxiety in Healthy Participants Study
If you’re experiencing symptoms like frequent restlessness, difficulty concentrating, irritability, muscle tension, fatigue, lack of control over feelings of worry, and sleep problems, talk to your healthcare provider immediately. You can find the right anxiety treatment plan by working together.
Using CBD oil may cause a number of side effects. Ironically, one of these side effects can be anxiety. Others may include:
Scores of Fear of Negative Evaluation Questionnaire (FNE) in the participants who received…
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Keywords: avoidant personality disorder; cannabidiol; cannabinoid; cannabis; social anxiety disorder; social phobia; social withdrawal.
Scores of Liebowitz Social Anxiety…
Accumulated evidence indicates that cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychotomimetic and nonaddictive main component of the Cannabis sativa plant, reverses anxiety-like behavior. The purpose of the present study was to assess the efficacy of CBD treatment for Japanese late teenagers with social anxiety disorder (SAD). Thirty-seven 18-19-year-old Japanese teenagers with SAD and avoidant personality disorder received, in a double-blind study, cannabis oil (n = 17) containing 300 mg CBD or placebo (n = 20) daily for 4 weeks. SAD symptoms were measured at the beginning and end of the treatment period using the Fear of Negative Evaluation Questionnaire and the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale. CBD significantly decreased anxiety measured by both scales. The results indicate that CBD could be a useful option to treat social anxiety.
Scores of Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS) in the participants who received the…