Both sleep disturbances and nightmares are standard features of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that are included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental (DSM–5) diagnostic criteria for this condition.
Chronic pain, PTSD top the list of reasons people buy medical marijuana in Illinois. Number of medicinal cardholders grows by 30%.
Despite the legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois and problems with a new patient tracking system, the number of patients signed up for medical cannabis grew by 30% in the past year, while their cited reasons for doing so continue to evolve.
Texas cancer patients and people with PTSD will soon be able to join state’s expanded medical marijuana program
David Bass, a military veteran diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, at his home in Killeen on Sunday. He’s used illegal marijuana to treat symptoms, but plans to enroll in the state’s medical cannabis program that expands Sept. 1.
When you’ve got a lot on your mind a quick hit or two can make those worries disappear for a little while,
Lately, the number of people using marijuana in the USA has dramatically increased. In 2018, many states have legalized marijuana use for both medical and recreational purposes, thus exploring the evidence behind medical marijuana use became essential. Many countries started to allow medicinal use of marijuana due to its beneficial effect in managing chronic pain, spasticity symptoms in multiple sclerosis, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, fibromyalgia, and posttraumatic stress disorder. But literature lacks benefit-harm analysis for marijuana usage in medicine.
Sufferers often experience feelings of panic or extreme fear, similar to the fear they felt during the traumatic event.
Sadly it was not the war to end all wars and the war machine still rumbles across the globe
We believe VA has the authority, ability and capacity to carry out such a study,”
Marijuana and other cannabinoids as a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: A literature review
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is common in the general population, yet there are limitations to the effectiveness, tolerability, and acceptability of available first-line interventions. We review the extant knowledge on the effects of marijuana and other cannabinoids on PTSD. Potential therapeutic effects of these agents may largely derive from actions on the endocannabinoid system and we review major animal and human findings in this area.
Veterans for Healing organization are backing the lawsuit to try and ensure that nothing similar happens to veterans in the future.