Mental Health Treatments with Marijuana & CBD | cannabisMD Articles

Mental Health

Our mental health is just as important as our physical health. Having good mental health means that you can easily think and express emotion, while poor mental health often means you are having difficulty thinking and feeling. This in turn, can be difficult to deal with. Studies show that medical cannabis could potentially be a treatment for a variety of mental conditions and mental health.

While people find it difficult to express their emotions, there is a lot more to mental health than you would have imagined. There are a wide variety of mental disorders that people are suffering from on a daily basis. These range from depression and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), to Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia.

To further explain; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is categorized as an anxiety disorder. PTSD is caused by stressful, traumatic events. Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression. It is a mental condition where mood swings are frequent and go from one extreme to another. Schizophrenia is another mental disorder where one has abnormal social behaviour. People who suffer from Schizophrenia find it difficult to understand reality.

At cannabisMD, we aim to provide all of the information that you need to better understand mental health, mental disorders, causes, signs and symptoms and treatments, medical or alternative. While medications for mental health are available, your mental health is one of the most difficult afflictions to look after and treat.

One of the alternative treatments we discuss is medical cannabis or marijuana as it is better known. CBD a cannabinoid from both the cannabis and hemp plants can also be made into a oil known as CBD oil which can also have medical properties which we discuss in more detail.