CBD may also help lessen anxiety behaviors in various disorders like post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive and panic disorder, etc. However, there are a few patients such as chronic anxiety patients, to whom doctors advise not to go for CBD. For these people, CBD may trigger anxiety and discomfort.
The CBD oil has also been under study for Alzheimer’s disease. It was found to prevent the development of social recognition deficit in Alzheimer’s patients. In other words, it can prevent Alzheimer’s patients from forgetting the faces of the people they know. This is the first step towards CBD being potentially able to prevent Alzheimer’s symptoms.
It can also be used for people trying to quit smoking or drugs. Study shows that people using CBD to quit smoking had less and less craving for the next shot of nicotine. It was also noted that CBD helps reduce the withdrawal symptoms faced by patients of drug abuse.