Cannabis results | PTSD

PTSD Improvement

A 35 yo man with PTSD started taking cannabis and found that it really helps him. It helps calm him down, take care of his anxiety and allows him to sleep better without as many nightmares. His behavior in public has improved because he is experiencing less anger.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD Improvement

A 27 yo man with PTSD is getting excellent results with medical cannabis. It helps him breathe and make more thoughtful decisions. He is sleeping much better and his depression has also improved.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

Obstructive Sleep Apnea/PTSD/Anxiety/Depression

A 40 yo woman who was experiencing a wide range of issues has had very positive results with cannabis and says she has lost 12 lbs. and has more energy than ever which has been life-changing. Within four months she was able to discontinue 90% of the medications she was previously prescribed.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 39 yo woman with PTSD has been on cannabis for a year and says that works well to reduce her anxiety, improve her mood and sleep. It has also improved her baseline stability and given her a feeling of being grounded which she didn’t have previously.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 29 yo woman on cannabis for four months says that when she feels overwhelmed it helps to calm her. She has been able to discontinue the use of Zoloft.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 1

PTSD

A 38 yo man on cannabis for several months says that it has helped him immensely; so much so that he has been able to reduce his Trazodone intake from 20 per month to 3. He is now able to go out in public much more often without stress and he is sleeping much better.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 31 yo woman reports that cannabis is working very well to help control the symptoms of PTSD. She is also experiencing improved sleep. She has also been able to reduce her dosage of Lorazepam.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 42 yo male veteran suffered from PTSD after serving in the war in the military. After two years on cannabis his anxiety was dramatically reduced and his ability to relax was greatly improved. His morning shoulder pain and stiffness was also reduced.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 50 yo woman who is on medical cannabis reports that it is working very well to decrease her anxiety, panic attacks and to improve her sleep. She is now off her Hydroxazine and Trazadone which created many side effects.


PTSD

A 21 yo woman with PTSD says that it is working really well. It is helping her anxiety; she feels less tense and more relaxed and is sleeping better. She stopped taking Hydroxyzine and Lexapro and says cannabis works better than any other drugs.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 44 yo man with PTSD says his anxiety is greatly reduced and that he is losing weight.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

PTSD

A 17 yo boy with PTSD was also on the autistic spectrum. He is doing quite well with cannabis. He stopped taking Zoloft and Abilify. Cannabis is helping his anxiety and sleep and says it is a life saver for panic attacks.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD/Anxiety Attacks With Shakes

A 27 yo woman who experienced PTSD/anxiety attacks and shakes reports that the shakes have stopped. She still has anxiety around her family but it has been reduced. No big anxiety attacks in the grocery stores now.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

A 34 yo man with PTSD says it helps him cope with life stressors and deal with PTSD much better. He is no longer on any other medications and was able to stop taking Suboxone.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

Migraines and PTSD

61 yo man has been on cannabis for 2 yrs. He has also been treated by NUCCA chiropractor which almost completely stopped his migraines. His mood has improved and he is not going into depression and maintains a level of OK-ness. He also has improved sleep.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

37 yo man on cannabis 4 months. Cannabis is working pretty well. It keeps him calm during the day, with no panic attacks, and he is not as short tempered as he was previously. Sleep much better. Overall quality of life much better. He was able to stop taking gabapentin and reduce his duloxetine.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

Chronic hip and low back pain and PTSD

50 yo man on cannabis for a few months. He is currently off cannabis because he is living in a facility that does not allow it. While on cannabis he said that his flashbacks resolved completely and that the improvement to his sleep was amazing; 10 hours a day. His anxiety and his nausea from chronic pain were both down. Chronic pain in hip and low back 65% better. Appetite improved. Unfortunately after being off cannabis for 3 weeks all of his symptoms are back.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

48 yo woman on cannabis for 1 year. Cannabis is working very well. It reduces her anxiety, helps sleep, reduces flashbacks, nightmares, and her depression is better.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

37 yo woman on cannabis for 4 months. She uses cannabis every other week. It is working very well. She feels calmer and is enjoying life more.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

46 yo man on cannabis for 8 months. Patient says that it has helped him a great deal. It helps regular daily disposition, mood etc. He is much less irritable. He didn’t expect such a positive effect and is delighted that cannabis has made such a huge difference. He exercises more and has more energy and as a result he has lost 30 lbs. His sleep is better and he wakes up and feels great in the morning.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

34 yo woman on cannabis for 4 months. She is sleeping better having less anxiety and she is less irritable. She is more likely to want to get out and do things and as a result lost 10 lbs.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

55 yo man on cannabis for 2 years has missed only three days from work in the last year. He has improved sleep and mood and is much more productive at home and work. He is now off all other medications.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

28 yo man on cannabis for 1 year says it relieves him of stress, improves sleep, and improves his appetite.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD, anxiety

36 yo man, on cannabis x 2 mo. Has much less anxiety.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD, trigeminal neuralgia

44 yo man on cannabis for 3 years. Cannabis is working well, keeps his symptoms in check. Reduced anxiety and anger.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

46 yo man, on cannabis for 3 years. Cannabis continues working well for sleep for his occasional use. It helps when he wakes up in middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep: He says vape works 95% of the time to put him back to sleep.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

56 yo man, on cannabis 4 months reports that his appetite is dramatically suppressed; so much so that he lost 50 lbs. It has also helped him with his depression and to lessen his temper. His asthma has also improved.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD with nausea

RL, 31 yo man, on cannabis for a year. “Cannabis is working very well, very well. It helps sleep better. Wake up 1-2 times a night, sometimes none, down from 5 times. Nausea completely resolves w/ cannabis. Can eat full meals now, when I could not eat much before.”

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2 (minimal dry mouth)

PTSD

27 yo woman says she feels less anxiety and less depressed. It gives her the ability to focus so she is much more productive, all with no side effects.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

43 yo woman takes cannabis infrequently; only when she feels overwhelmed. She says that It works very well taken only as needed.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD and chronic pain due to trauma

60 yo man says that he loves cannabis. It helps him with pain and PTSD symptoms, such as anxiety, sleep, eating. The chronic pain he was experiencing in both knees and one shoulder improved on cannabis and his sleep and PTSD improved greatly. He was able to discontinue all pain meds and man of his psych meds. His pain level improved from an 8/10 to a 2/10.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

24 yo woman says that cannabis works wonderfully to help her stay present; stay in the “now”. She is having fewer panic attacks and her anxiety has been significantly reduced. Fewer flashbacks with no nightmares; she sleeps throughout the night.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD and chronic pain

35 yo man says that cannabis is very helpful with controlling his PTSD triggers. When he is on cannabis and has a panic attack he now has the clarity to be able to assess whether it is a real or perceived threat and make a rational decision. He says it has been incredibly therapeutic and is also helping with chronic pain and has improved his sleep.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD and chronic pain from combat-related physical and psychological trauma

73 yo man says that his PTSD symptoms have vastly improved. He no longer needs psychotropic meds. His pain has been greatly reduced so much so that he has given up all other pharmaceuticals. Arthritis dramatically improved.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

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PTSD

33 yo veteran is sleeping much better and eating better as well. He has discontinued all psych medications.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

18 yo girl says that cannabis is working well: no nightmares, no flashbacks, better appetite.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

34 yo man says that his sleep has been much improved. His nightmares and anxieties have also been reduced.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

27 yo man says that Medical Cannabis has helped him get through flashbacks and has helped redirect his panic during those times when he has his medicine. He now sleeps through the night and his night terrors have been completely eliminated. He has also been able to stop taking his Prozac for anxiety/ depression.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

20 yo woman says that cannabis is working well. She has fewer nightmares; they are pretty much gone. She also experiences fewer flashbacks and panic attacks. In general she is a lot calmer and happier.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

30 yo man says that cannabis has been outstanding for him. It helps me stay calm, he only experiences minimal anxiety, and he now gets great sleep!

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

31 yo woman says that cannabis has helped her in many ways. She is now calmer and more focused; this makes her GED testing easier. It also gives her motivation to get things done. It also has helped her with her depression and gives her energy to go to the gym much more frequently.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD, insomnia, anxiety

42 yo woman certified 4 months ago. I am in control, able to go out and do stuff. Able to fall asleep faster. Sleeps 3 hrs./night (more than in a long time, up from 1-2 hrs.). More rested than ever. Anxiety is still present, but more manageable. (Dr. M: this is unusual. Cannabis usually helps people sleep much better than this)

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 6
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0

PTSD

45 yo woman claims that cannabis is a god-send for her both night and day. She says she feels like a human being again. She doesn’t snap, or scream out loud when startled. She is calmer and much more able to concentrate.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 2

PTSD

21 yo man says that cannabis has been working great for him. It’s really helped with his appetite, anxiety, and sleep. He hasn’t been taking his sleeping medication anymore because the cannabis has helped him fall asleep faster and stay asleep for longer.

ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW WELL HAS CANNABIS BEEN WORKING? 7
ON A SCALE OF 0 – 7 HOW MANY SIDE EFFECTS HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED? 0