CBD Conditions - PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. These events include natural disaster, a serious accident, an act of terrorism, war, rape, and other violent personal assault. Those living with this condition have intense thought and feelings that can be triggered after the event has happened. They may experience flashbacks, strong emotions, insomnia, and estrangement. Over 44 million Americans are or were living with PTSD.  

  1. The endocannabinoid system provides an avenue for evidence-based treatment development for PTSD
  2. Reductions in circulating endocannabinoid levels in individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder following exposure to the world trade center attacks
  3. Enhancing cannabinoid neurotransmission augments the extinction of conditioned fear
  4. Modulation of Fear Memory by Dietary Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids via CannabinoidReceptors
  5. CBDblocks long-lasting behavioral consequences of predator threat stress: Possible involvement of 5HT1A receptors
  6. Stress switches cannabinoid type-1 (CB1) receptor-dependent plasticity from LTD to LTP in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis 
  7. Mitigation of post-traumatic stress symptoms by Cannabis resin: A review of the clinical and neurobiological evidence
  8. Cannabinoid modulation of fear extinction brain circuits: A novel target to advance anxiety treatment
  9. The endocannabinoid system and extinction learning
  10. A current overview of cannabinoids and glucocorticoids in facilitating extinction of aversive memories: potential extinction enhancers
  11. Cannabinoids and traumatic stress modulation of contextual fear extinction and GR expression in the amygdala-hippocampal-prefrontal circuit
  12. Non-antidepressant long-term treatment in post-traumatic stress disorder
  13. The anxiolytic effect of cannabidiol on chronically stressed mice depends on hippocampal neurogenesis: Involvement of the endocannabinoid system
  14. The Use of Medicinal Marijuana for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Review
  15. CBDModulates Fear Memory Formation Through Interactions with Serotonergic Transmission in the Mesolimbic System
  16. Bidirectional Effects of CBD on Contextual Fear Memory Extinction
  17. CBDdisrupts the consolidation of specific and generalized fear memories via dorsal hippocampus CB1 and CB2 receptors
  18. Effectiveness of Cannabidiol Oil for Pediatric Anxiety and Insomnia as Part of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Case Report