The Anxiety Epidemic, Antidepressants, and CBD Part III

Woke

This is the final of the Anxiety Epidemic series. The way I see it is that the antidote to anxiety is having a genuine sense of being 'connected' first to myself and to something greater than myself, at the same time. What this means shows up differently for each of us but what is the same is that such connection has nothing to do with the world of commerce, politics or stuff. Read more »

The Anxiety Epidemic, Antidepressants and CBD Part II

Do pharmaceuticals work?

Pharmaceutical drugs have become the 'go-to' assistance for those with anxiety disorders. Unfortunately, they also have many potential and serious side effects. With pharmaceutical ads all over television and print media, most people are unaware that there are many viable options outside of conventional medicine that could provide lasting results to the challenges of anxiety. Therapeutic cannabis use is a strong contender in this natural remedies arena. Read more »

The Anxiety Epidemic, Antidepressants and CBD

The Normalizaton of Anxiety

Anxiety continues to ramp-up for many in this technology/information age. The number of people on antidepressant drugs has skyrocketed. I, as one, am left to wonder if, in a world of ever-elevating expectations, how simply masking the symptoms is any kind of real solution. This is the first of a series exploring potential risks for anxiety, the current go-to drugs, and the possibility of lowering toxicity and side effects by carefully replacing antidepressants with CBD. Read more »

CBD to the Rescue

Cannabidiol CBD

Cannabidiol, CBD, has become the darling of the cannabis family. Given the sigma still attached to psychoactive marijuana for many, CBD has served to make cannabis respectable, once again. It has also opened the door to additional education about the multiple benefits contained in all of the known cannabinoid molecules in the plant. Read more »