How CBD Can Help You
Overcome Heroin Addiction
Updated on June 28, 2022
When you take CBD, it helps you against conditions like anxiety and cognitive problems. CBD helps the body deal with discomforts that affect the endocannabinoid system. Several studies have found that CBD has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antidepressant, analgesic, and antipsychotic properties.
More on the Study
The new findings suggest that CBD holds good promise for treating those with a heroin use disorder. The researchers did not examine the effects of CBD on drug relapse outside of a laboratory, so more studies are needed to answer this question. During the study, researchers also assigned people to groups that either took 800 milligrams of CBD, 400 milligrams of CBD, or a non-active placebo. The researchers followed their progress over the next two weeks. It was seen that seven days after people took their last dose, the ones who had taken CBD were reported to have a lower craving and anxiety to drug-related cues. The stress reaction of those who took CBD in both groups was also lower for drug-related cues, compared to those who had not taken CBD.
How CBD helped with heroin addiction?
Promising Future with More Studies
A lot more research should be done to examine whether CBD may work as a supplement for therapies for opioid use disorder. The next step of the research is to study CBD as an adjunct therapy to current medications like buprenorphine.