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Another study found that CBD had a "clear anti-stress effect," which might play a role in reducing stress levels that contribute to feelings of anxiety and depression.
Possible Side Effects
CBD holds promise, but that does not mean that you should turn to cannabidiol products over traditional treatments for depression.
Typically sourced from hemp
Some research suggests that CBD and THC are generally safe and result in few side effects.
However, while these substances appear safe, that does not necessarily mean that you won't experience some unwanted effects. Some adverse effects that have been reported include: