Using Cannabis Edibles to Help Treat Anxiety

Using Cannabis Edibles to Help Treat Anxiety

For the modern American, anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness, affecting over 40 million adults — 18 percent of the national population. Characterized by feelings of panic, fear and uneasiness, anxiety can greatly impact quality of life and can even cause physical symptoms like heart palpitations, dizziness, tingling in hands and feet, shortness of breath, nausea, tense muscles and insomnia. These symptoms can be extremely debilitating, painful and frightening. But some patients report that using cannabis has helped them ease symptoms and reclaim their life. Just a Spoonful of Cannabis Coconut Oil Just ask Joely Balazs, a residential property assessor from New Brunswick, Canada, who thought her first panic attack was a heart attack. Now 47, Balazs has been suffering from anxiety for the last 23 years; at times it was so bad she had thoughts of ending her life. When Balazs had a breakdown in her doctor’s office, her doctor suggested she try medical marijuana. “The lowest it got, I just felt nothing — at least that was what I felt like most of the time,” Balazs says. “I thought… ‘I might as well start thinking of things completely differently — like I’m starting all over.’” Balazs says she was healed over the last three years by using cannabis edibles: With a spoonful of cannabis-infused coconut oil in her coffee, Balazs began to feel like it was easier to handle her anxiety and deal with underlying issues. “Now I was living and I didn’t want…

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