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How CBD can be the next cure for Opioid Addiction..

To understand why CBD might be useful to treat opioid addiction, it is helpful to take a closer look at how addiction alters your behavior. Addiction is “a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence.” says the American Psychiatric Association. The brain under addiction, the person often perceives the world in context to their drug of choice. A study published adds to these findings by the Food and Drug Administration-approved Epidiolex can reduce cue-induced craving in individuals that had been former heroin and meth users. what was show through the studies Epidiolex reduced anxiety, and blood levels of cortisol, a hormone known to increase under conditions of stress and anxiety. These studies strongly suggest that Epidiolex or CBD may hold promise as a critical weapon in fighting the opioid epidemic.

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