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CBD and Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders like social anxiety are the most common mental health concerns in the United States. An estimated 40 million adults in the U.S. (18%) have an anxiety disorder. Children and teenagers combined are 8% of the U.S. population. National Alliance on Mental Illness writes: Most people develop symptoms of anxiety disorders before age 21 and women are 60% more likely to be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder than men. Rates appear to be higher in the United States and Europe. CBD impact on anxiety Studies and reports from patients indicate that as little as a single dose of CBD can drastically reduce social anxiety and related symptoms, such as cognitive impairment, difficulties in speech delivery, and frantic, anticipatory speech. CBD dosage for anxiety The recommended dosage is usually mentioned on the CBD product itself. If not, generally take the SOL CBD tincture 1 to 3 times daily. That’s 5 mg of CBD per serving. Start with 1 drop, up to 3 under the tongue for 60 seconds…