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How Might Cannabidiol Impact Schizophrenia?

Posted by Seth B on

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound that has shown possible benefits in studies on a variety of animal models of mental health, including anxiety, bipolar disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Researchers have likewise also begun to examine CBD's potential utility with schizophrenia. Recently, we discussed a CBD clinical trial for schizophrenic individuals being conducted by a pharmaceutical firm, which could go a long way toward advancing our knowledge about CBD. In this post we will provide some more details on the science behind CBD and schizophrenia. Furthermore, recent medical studies on the endocannabinoid system (ECS) which has been shown as a potential therapeutic target...

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CBD and Bipolar Disorder

Posted by Nate Hemmert on

Bipolar disorder (also known as Bipolar Affective Disorder or Manic-Depressive disorder) may be one of the world’s oldest known mental illnesses, with potential records of its existence dating back hundreds, if not thousands, of years.   The disorder, often causing dramatic mood swings and alternating between states of depression and mania, affects as many as 2.6% of the adult population although symptoms may have an onset at much younger ages. Today, doctors are faced with a particular set of challenges when it comes to treating the condition. That challenge: drug abuse – a problem that affects only 6% of the general...

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