Using CBD for OCD: Why (and How) It’s Effective

In recent years, scientific research has been able to confirm that the anxiety disorder Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD) is more common than originally thought. According to recent reports by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 1.2% of all US adults have been diagnosed with OCD – with over 80% of the affected suffering moderate to […]

CBD Oil for Panic Attacks

Panic attacks can occur against the background of all anxiety disorders.  They can also occur in people with other psychiatric conditions (such as depression). Some panic attacks occur in response to a specific situation. For example, a person who suffers from a fear of crowds may panic if the number of people she is with […]

Glossophobia: the Fear of Public Speaking

Glossophobia is a common social phobia categorized under social anxiety. As of this writing, glossophobia affects a significant portion of the American population. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), public speaking anxiety affects “about 73% of the population.” Those affected by glossophobia are often mistaken for simply having a case of nerves […]

Examining The Viability of Propranolol for Anxiety Disorders

With fears over a second wave of COVID-19 at an all-time high, there’s been a significant rise in anxiety disorder diagnoses among Americans. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in the United States, affecting over 18% of the population nationwide before […]