Certain cannabis smoking heals major anxiety, stress as well as depression, indicates a new research conducted by the scientists from the Washington State University after analyzing the self-reported stress level by the people.
Depending on various types, quantities and strains of cannabis being smoked, it may reduce stress of the person and relax the frayed nerves. the study reported in the Journal of Affective Disorders this month, though denotes that certain type of cannabis gives potential hopes to heal or lower the short term levels of anxiety, stress and depression, it comes with a possibility of developing few long term negative effects in those cannabis smokers.
Study has also accentuated that women are more likely to report the reduction in their condition of anxiety with the help cannabis usage as compared to men smoking certain cannabis. However, the study used findings obtained from Strainprint, a trademarked app that helps the users of medical cannabis track effects of various types and doses of cannabis on the different wellbeing signs.
leading author of the study and clinical assistant psychology professor from the Washington State University, Carrie Cuttler said in a statement that, “Existing research on the effects of cannabis on depression, anxiety and stress are very rare and have almost exclusively been done with orally administered THC pills in a laboratory.”
“What is unique about our study is that we looked at actual inhaled cannabis by medical marijuana patients who were using it in the comfort of their own homes as opposed to a laboratory,” Cuttler continued. “A lot of consumers seem to be under the false assumption that more THC is always better.”