CBD oil and depression/anxiety

Posted by lalyfa @lalyfa, Feb 24, 2018

I am curious to know if anyone has had success with CBD or Hemp oil helping with depression/anxiety? I’ve been reading a lot about it and am curious.
I’ve been reading about this and am very interested but would like thoughts/opinions from anyone who has actually tried it or knows someone who has. TIA

Thank you,
Laura

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Speaking from experience. I have been using CBD oil 300 mg to control major- depression cycles for some time, and so far is working. I started using CBD since I was off Psych-medication for some time now. I was skeptic in using something coming of Marijuana because of the bad rap it has on society; fortunately the good chemical cbd don't give you a high or any psychotic ride since it doesn't have it's evil brother TCH. My wife is being using it for pain management after back surgery that she was on morphine for years, and the pain scale have gone from a 6 to a 2-3. +++ Make sure you buy quality oil that contain around 60% CBD as the main ingredient with vitamins B; no matter which form you decide to use at a reputable seller since there's many counterfeit being sold as genuine out there in the internet !+++ psst an added bonus: the product works well for our insomnia !!! 😀

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@mayowithlettuce

Speaking from experience. I have been using CBD oil 300 mg to control major- depression cycles for some time, and so far is working. I started using CBD since I was off Psych-medication for some time now. I was skeptic in using something coming of Marijuana because of the bad rap it has on society; fortunately the good chemical cbd don't give you a high or any psychotic ride since it doesn't have it's evil brother TCH. My wife is being using it for pain management after back surgery that she was on morphine for years, and the pain scale have gone from a 6 to a 2-3. +++ Make sure you buy quality oil that contain around 60% CBD as the main ingredient with vitamins B; no matter which form you decide to use at a reputable seller since there's many counterfeit being sold as genuine out there in the internet !+++ psst an added bonus: the product works well for our insomnia !!! 😀

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I took hempworx for 1 month and was feeling myself all the time. Then I had to stop it bc I didn't have a 2nd bottle handy. Now I bought 4 bottles of 750 mg full spectrum. I started 2 weeks ago. It seems I jumped too fast the dose. How long have you been on cbd oul and how do you recommend to take it? I am feeling tired but it seems to come from anxiety: it comes and goes. I am cutting g from 20 drops to 10 drops then I went so fast from 5 drops to 10 and then to 20 drops. I am cutting back to 10 and will go from that up 1 drop more every 3 days. Do you think is it a good plan?

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I just take as needed 1/2 to 1 full dropper (0.5ml-1 ml ) taken under the tongue. Since I am concern my body will get just to more dosage to get the same effect and to save money I take it every 48 or more days as my body needs it. I am trying to save money this thing can run expensive you know?

I find that cbd stays in my system for about 48 or more days in my system using the same dosage. I've being taken have been taken this product for about 2 months already & so far so good. Eventually I will need to get a doctor's prescription but I don't know if my insurance will pay for it?

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@mayowithlettuce

I just take as needed 1/2 to 1 full dropper (0.5ml-1 ml ) taken under the tongue. Since I am concern my body will get just to more dosage to get the same effect and to save money I take it every 48 or more days as my body needs it. I am trying to save money this thing can run expensive you know?

I find that cbd stays in my system for about 48 or more days in my system using the same dosage. I've being taken have been taken this product for about 2 months already & so far so good. Eventually I will need to get a doctor's prescription but I don't know if my insurance will pay for it?

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Do you mean you take a standard dose during 48 days without changing it? I've been taught to take it consistently and upper the dose in a gradual way till I find my sweet spot. That's microdosing just can go up 1 drop each time. Maybe each brand has different indications on dosages. Can it be? When did you start to see changes in your mood and anxiety?

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@mayowithlettuce

I just take as needed 1/2 to 1 full dropper (0.5ml-1 ml ) taken under the tongue. Since I am concern my body will get just to more dosage to get the same effect and to save money I take it every 48 or more days as my body needs it. I am trying to save money this thing can run expensive you know?

I find that cbd stays in my system for about 48 or more days in my system using the same dosage. I've being taken have been taken this product for about 2 months already & so far so good. Eventually I will need to get a doctor's prescription but I don't know if my insurance will pay for it?

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Sorry. I used the standard dose consistently for 48 hrs or more days and still work for me. The Last time I felt the depression crawling back was about 72hrs after taking a 1ML shot. My wife takes it about every 3 to 4 days 1ML as well for her pain.

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@mayowithlettuce

Speaking from experience. I have been using CBD oil 300 mg to control major- depression cycles for some time, and so far is working. I started using CBD since I was off Psych-medication for some time now. I was skeptic in using something coming of Marijuana because of the bad rap it has on society; fortunately the good chemical cbd don't give you a high or any psychotic ride since it doesn't have it's evil brother TCH. My wife is being using it for pain management after back surgery that she was on morphine for years, and the pain scale have gone from a 6 to a 2-3. +++ Make sure you buy quality oil that contain around 60% CBD as the main ingredient with vitamins B; no matter which form you decide to use at a reputable seller since there's many counterfeit being sold as genuine out there in the internet !+++ psst an added bonus: the product works well for our insomnia !!! 😀

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I have anxiety and is working for me as well. I think jumping to higher dosages may cut the effect of the CBD, careful?!

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CBD which by definition does not have THC in it, is legal in all states and you can buy it online easily but it is expensive. I did not notice any changes when I tried a significant amount a little bit at a time over a month or so. It is not addictive.

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I purchased hemp 750mg premium hemp CBD oil, gummies and gelatin caps out of desperation, to try and get me out of my severely low mood following a concussion last year. (I tried everything; exercise, yoga, meditation, cognitive therapy, estrogen replacement therapy, anti-depression medications, etc. Nothing worked) — For me, these gummies worked in ways I still fail to describe accurately. My joy, calmness, clarity and contentment are back, within 30 minutes of eating them.
I take one gummy daily. One half in the morning. The other, in the evening. – Others have had better results with the 5 drops of the oil under the tongue. And there are those, whom say the gelatin caplets are their go-to. So needless to say, each body is different and welcome all to try various forms to know the perfect individual fit.
But yes, indeed, I finally have my life back thanks to this little gummy.
*Research everything first. There appears to be questions of whether Full Spectrum CBD that contain 0.3 or less of TCH and the other components working altogether, work more effectively for aniexty/Depression (or) or if the CBD Isolate is sufficient. As I have stated the CBD Isolate in the gummies worked well for my body's individual needs.

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@carolwegner

I purchased hemp 750mg premium hemp CBD oil, gummies and gelatin caps out of desperation, to try and get me out of my severely low mood following a concussion last year. (I tried everything; exercise, yoga, meditation, cognitive therapy, estrogen replacement therapy, anti-depression medications, etc. Nothing worked) — For me, these gummies worked in ways I still fail to describe accurately. My joy, calmness, clarity and contentment are back, within 30 minutes of eating them.
I take one gummy daily. One half in the morning. The other, in the evening. – Others have had better results with the 5 drops of the oil under the tongue. And there are those, whom say the gelatin caplets are their go-to. So needless to say, each body is different and welcome all to try various forms to know the perfect individual fit.
But yes, indeed, I finally have my life back thanks to this little gummy.
*Research everything first. There appears to be questions of whether Full Spectrum CBD that contain 0.3 or less of TCH and the other components working altogether, work more effectively for aniexty/Depression (or) or if the CBD Isolate is sufficient. As I have stated the CBD Isolate in the gummies worked well for my body's individual needs.

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Do your gummy’s have THC in them? In the state of Maryland no foods are available to date

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Hi I’m new to the community and I was on this site looking for info about the CBD gummies that I’ve been taking and I saw your post. I’ve had depression anxiety PTSD all my life. I was on Prozac for the depression 40 mg and 1 mg of Klonopin. I actually had to take myself off of the meds because I lost my psychiatrist so I didn’t have a choice. I did so much research on things that help with anxiety and CBD popped up a lot so I figured I would try it kind of Leary about it because it was so new.Thank the lord that I did I’ve been taking half a gummy a day because it gets into your system quicker and lasts me about 6 hours. My anxiety was so bad that I couldn’t even talk to my friends and would avoid all places with people which is hard there are people everywhere. I don’t have that problem anymore. I can talk to strangers and people I know and it’s been such a blessing for me. I know that everyone is different and it may not work for you but hey what do you have to lose except for how debilitating anxiety could be. I wish you lots of luck and if you ever want to talk about it further please don’t hesitate to ask.

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Do your gummy’s have THC in them? Our state doesn’t sell any edibles at this time. I have the CBD oil with and without THC, if I use the oil with the THC I get fuzzy in the head so I usually just use the plain. And that only at .25 ml

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Where can you buy the gummies?

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You can’t buy them in the state of Maryland. I’m sure if you want them without the THC you can order them on line

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@lalyfa

I have been totally off the effexor and all anti-depressants for 2 weeks now. The dizziness is getting much better however my emotions/agitation are horrible. I cry at everything and am extremely crabby/agitated. I realize most of this has to do with the withdrawal. I really want to see this through to find out if I can live without anti-depressants but at the same time I know it's very hard on my family. I have another doctor appt beginning of April and she says that if I don't feel better by then I most likely will need to go back on an anti-depressant. For the most part I agree with her. My hopes of proving her wrong as getting slim however. I'd like to know how long it took some of you who have withdrawn from anti-depressants to feel somewhat 'normal' or you knew you had to go back on them? I guess I'm asking if another month is a good amount of time for me to determine what I should do. In some ways I feel like I should start on them again now but I'm not going there yet? BTW, I am in no way feeling suicidal. Mornings seem to be my worst time and by early evenings I feel somewhat better – is this strange too? I haven't tried the CBD living water yet but did find a place near me to get it. Just havent had the time to get there. I also have the Ativan which I take one night to help with sleep. I'm trying not to take it unless really necessary. Tomorrow I have a huge even that my husband and I are in charge of so I'm planning to take an Ativan in the morning to get me through the day without falling apart (crying scene) in front of everyone (or yelling at them) :)! Thanks for all your input!!

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I have been wanting to do this myself but I haven't. You are brave. Hang in there!! Want to get off all anti-depressants or at least the Effexor. I can't focus my eyes very well , esp later in the day /night. If I miss one day, WOAH… it does have BAD withdrawals.

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