Does CBD help with anxiety?

CBD has more than 100 chemical compounds. The compounds are in the cannabis plant. CBD is a very close chemical counterpart of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. In fact, the two chemicals are detached by the arrangement of a distinct atom. Though, there is one main alteration amongst the two: THC gets you high, even though CBD cannot.

The CBD that is sold to consumers is a hemp-derived product, which legally cannot have any more than 0.3 percent THC. Translation: No matter how much the person consumes, the individual will not get high from CBD.
Though the research is in its early stages, CBD is supposed to alleviate anxiety by aiding the body in processing serotonin, a hormone, and neurotransmitter that functions to regulate one’s emotions. The process is similar to that of serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI), a class of anxiety and depression medicines.

SSRIs target a serotonin receptor known as 5-HT1A and upsurge the availability of serotonin in the brain to aid in boosting a person’s mood.
Similarly, a 2019 research study found that CBD heightened 5-HT1A transmission in rats and lessened “anxiety-like behavior.” Now, it’s up to investigators to exam this outcome on human being also.


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