PTSD, Veterans And Suicide: Action Is Needed, And Cannabis May Help

Lyle, a Marine veteran who served in Afghanistan, suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). After several years taking prescribed sleep aids and antidepressants and even contemplating.

How Cannabis Can Help Treat PTSD. In other words, one pillar of PTSD is an endocannabinoid deficiency: the body stops producing enough endocannabinoids to fill receptor sites, and this is where the cannabinoids found in marijuana play a therapeutic role. By replenishing these missing endocannabinoids with those found in cannabis,

 · The first controlled clinical trial of medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in U.S. military veterans is in jeopardy if the Phoenix Veterans Administration Health Care System doesn’t participate with patient recruitment efforts, a lead researcher for the study said.

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A large observational study of more 2000 participants who were admitted to specialized Veterans Administration treatment programs for PTSD showed. term solution. "Marijuana use may make patients.

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