Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition, thought to be a combination of biological, psychological and other separate factors.
Anxiety disorders can affect how people function in their day to day lives, impairing social interactions, family relationships, interaction with coworkers or school life.
An estimated 12% of Canadians are affected by an anxiety disorder each year, but these are all very treatable illnesses!
The classifications of anxiety disorders fall into separate categories and each have their own set of causes or symptoms.
They are as follows:
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Separation Anxiety
Can medical cannabis help anxiety?
Yes. Medical cannabis has proven to be an effective treatment option for many patients suffering from anxiety. Often, the medical cannabis compound CBD works best for patients suffering from anxiety, as it has anti-anxiety properties. An Apollo patient educator will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that helps you get the most benefit from medical cannabis to reduce your anxiety and/or chronic stress.
Apollo has seen countless patients who suffer from anxiety, stress and panic disorders, and we look forward to helping you too! Just fill out a form to the right and we will get back to you within 24 hours.