Back to School Anxiety

It’s that time of the year again! The back to school shopping, finding uniforms, getting back on schedule, meeting new people, etc. Now, let’s add the stress from the past two years compiled on top of the back to school duties. Yikes! The entire world is operating on a different frequency than once before, especially for those who are students.

 

College is difficult, it brings out the good and the ugly. A new world without your parents and support system, an increase in mental expenditure, and the untimely addition of a global pandemic has caused an increase of mental health issues for many students around the country. 

The increase of stress and anxiety throughout Colleges and Universities has been weighing on the shoulders of students, not knowing what to do. Because of the rough times of the pandemic, it’s even difficult to talk to health professionals because of how busy they are.

 

 

 

 

 

Put Hemp to Your Step

On the bright side, CBD has been studied for years and has found several successful discoveries on helping ease anxiety in individuals. Everyday we are learning the benefits of CBD on the body, with studies showing promising effects when aiding anxiety.

Serotonin is an important component when discussing our emotional state. It’s how brain cells communicate throughout the body communicate with the nervous system cells throughout the body. Low levels of serotonin in the body has been linked to anxiety, but using CBD has been documented in binding with receptors in the brain that promote the serotonin we already have in our system.

While CBD can help with anxiety, it also has the potential to interfere with other medications and cause side effects. It’s always important to talk to your physician about the potential hazards with CBD and other medications can cause.

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