Why Does Weed Make Some People So Anxious?

Why Does Cannabis Make Some People Anxious? (And What To Do About It)

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Some people get anxious after consuming cannabis. You’ve probably seen it or experienced it as some point in your life if you’re a cannabis consumer. It might feel like a heightened sense of awareness of your surrounding or it might be, for some, a feeling of paranoia. “Oh no! Can people tell I’m high? Are the police waiting outside my door?”

But, what is it that causes this anxiety or paranoia? The super-short answer is that the THC in cannabis is interacting with your brain. Everyone’s tolerance for THC is different and can even change over time. But there’s more to it than that. And there’s also a way to help mitigate anxiety before it happens. It’s CBD. Learn more about how it all works. Click the link below.

Backes recommends taking CBD – a non-intoxicating cannabis compound known for its medicinal properties – before smoking up. He says taking somewhere between 40 and 60 milligrams of CBD oil should help temper the anxiety-inducing effects of THC. […]

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