Research on CBD (Cannabidiol)

Non-Psychoactive CBD (Cannabidiol) for PTSD, Anxiety, and Fear

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One of the most exciting opportunities for CBD revolves around its application for anxiety, fear, stress, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Over 3 million Americans suffer symptoms of anxiety.  And PTSD can affect many people who have experienced traumatic life events – sadly, many of our nation’s veterans are very affected.  An estimated 7.8% of Americans will experience PTSD – with a larger percentage of veterans having the chance of being affected by this disorder.

Non-psychoactive Cannabidiol, or CBD, has evidence of helping the brain to deal with stress, anxiety, depression, and fear.  For people and veterans who suffer from PTSD, using CBD may be a healthy alternative to prescription drugs that can cause other negative side-effects.

From a journal article in Frontiers in Pharmacology:

“Cannabidiol (CBD) has been established to have both acute and long-lasting effects to reduce fear memory expression…Cannabidiol (CBD) is the major non-psychotropic constituent of the Cannabis plant and has anxiolytic therapeutic potential….CBD can also result in long-lasting fear reduction, when combined with either extinction training or brief memory reactivation/destabilization to impair reconsolidation”.

Individuals and veterans looking to try natural non-prescription treatments should be encouraged to see a multitude of research studies as well as individual cases of people seeing relief from these symptoms of PTSD using CBD.

When seeking out a CBD product, be sure and ask these four important questions.  At That’s Natural, we are Pure, Potent, and Trusted – here’s why!

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