What is anxiety disorder?
Ever questioned why you shook before an exam or why your palms started to sweat before a job interview? The body naturally uses these apprehensive emotions to get ready for a significant occasion. Once the event began, you would have also noted how you began to relax; your breathing became smoother, and your heart stopped pounding.
Such worry makes us more aware, which improves our performance. But sometimes people get anxious or have panic attacks for no obvious reason. An anxiety disorder may be present if you struggle to manage your worries and if these persistent sensations of anxiety interfere with your ability to carry out your regular activities.
Types of anxiety are divided into regular anxiety and anxiety disorder
- Worrying about bills, job interviews, tests, or other important events. The feeling of ‘butterflies in your stomach’ before a public performance or a big meeting.
- Fear of a dangerous object, place, or situation, for instance, a stray dog barking at you on the street.
- Sadness or worry immediately after a traumatic event such as the loss of a loved one.
- Maintaining hygiene personally and in your surroundings.
- Breaking into a sweat before a big match.
- Worrying constantly and excessively for no apparent reason, making it difficult for you to perform day-to-day activities.
- Fearing any social or performance-related situations, in which you may be exposed to possible scrutiny by others. You fear that you will act in a way that will be humiliating or embarrassing.
- Irrational fear of an object or place, such as fear of entering an elevator believing that an escape might be not possible.
- Repeated flashbacks, dreams, and subsequent worry following exposure to an extremely traumatic event in the past.
- Performing excessive and repetitive cleaning and rearranging things and objects around you. Repeated panic attacks along with nervous feelings like “I am going to die” for no apparent reason, and the constant fear of having another attack.
Getting treatment for anxiety disorders
You can acquire a variety of abilities to control your anxiety. The most widely used approaches include relaxation, healthy living, stress management, and positive thinking. It can be difficult to deal with anxiety on your own, particularly if you are feeling a lot of discomfort and unease. In such circumstances, it is always a good idea to seek professional guidance.
Although anxiety problems can be treated, one should not minimize how serious the issue is. The best course of action is to get expert guidance and treatment if you experience any of the aforementioned symptoms. Treatment for anxiety disorders may include counseling, anxiety medication, or a combination of the two.
Specifically in this article, we will talk in more detail about the way of treatment through medications, specifically strains. Which are the best strains for anxiety and how are they used? How beneficial is the use of strains for anxiety?
The most prevalent mental disorder in the world, anxiety affects an enormous number of people globally. Cannabis isn’t a substitute for medical treatment or professional therapy, but many people have found it to be an effective tool for managing their anxiety.
Which cannabis variety relieves anxiety the best? It can be useful to be aware of what to look for when comparing various cannabis strains if you’re specifically searching for one that will help you reduce some of your anxiety. The first thing to realize is the distinction between CBD and THC as they pertain to anxiety.
Both CBD and THC contain qualities that can aid with anxiety, however, some people feel that the euphoric effects of THC are detrimental to managing anxiety and prefer CBD-dominant strains.
To find out if you prefer THC, CBD, or a well-balanced combination of the two, be sure to discuss how different strains affect you with your budtender. You can start looking at various strains once you have a clear sense of what dosages are appropriate for you.
Cannatonic: Cannatonic is a hybrid cannabis strain that was specifically cultivated for its high CBD content and low THC concentration, which can sometimes reach as high as 17%.
Extreme relaxation and joy are Cannatonic’s most noteworthy effects, along with its very mild euphoric effects. One of the best medical strains for lowering anxiety and inflammation is known as Cannatonic. Both Canna-Tsu and AC/DC are connected to it.
AC/DC: Sativa-dominant strain AC/DC is incredibly good at easing anxiety. One of the highest CBD strains on the market, AC/DC boasts a 20:1 CBD to THC ratio with CBD levels of 19%. The more potent euphoric effects that are typical of cannabis that are more THC-dominant are lessened by the high CBD to THC ratio. The most noticeable benefits of AC/DC are sensations of relaxation and joy.
Canna-Tsu: Canna-Tsu cannabis plant leaves, which can be used to treat anxiety, are displayed up close. Cannatonic and Sour Tsunami, two high-CBD strains, were combined to create the hybrid variety known as Canna-Tsu. Canna-Tsu is similar to Cannatonic in that it contains high levels of CBD, but it differs in that it has a 1:1 CBD to THC ratio.
Focus and deeper relaxation are Canna-two Tsu’s most noteworthy benefits. In addition to treating pain, inflammation, and convulsions, it is also particularly good at reducing anxiety.
Jack Herer: Sativa-dominant Jack Herer is a strain that has received numerous honors for its excellence and power. It has a low amount of CBD but a reasonably high THC content (typically between 15 and 19%). Happy and upbeat feelings are Jack Herer’s most noteworthy side effects. It is praised for its capacity to aid in reducing stress and sadness in addition to being a successful strain for treating anxiety.
Trident: Trident is a hybrid strain with a significant amount of CBD. It often has lower THC concentrations—below 6%—and CBD levels of around 12%. Increased attention and relaxation are the most noteworthy effects, and it is also regarded as having more cerebral qualities. Trident is thought to be particularly good at reducing stress and anxiety in humans.
Haoma: Indica-dominant Haoma is a cannabis strain with rich buds that smell delicious and flowery. It often contains high quantities of both CBD and THC in a 1:1 ratio. Relaxation and happiness are the most noticeable results. As an indica-dominant strain, Haoma is also an excellent sleep aid and can be quite helpful for people with anxiety.