A study published in 2017 has found that depressed people who also use marijuana are less likely to recover from their depression. It has been shown that marijuana use is associated with poor physical health, worsening of depression, anxiety, and an overall decline in mental health functioning.
Although marijuana may produce instant euphoria, there are potential consequences including:
Some persistent effects of marijuana include:
Some long-term effects of marijuana include:
While there are no current medications FDA approved to treat marijuana use disorders, research indicates that effectively treating (if present) the underlying mental health disorder with both medication management and therapy may help reduce use and improve functioning.
Some medications have shown promise in early research studies which include the anti-anxiety medication, buspirone and the anti-epileptic medication called gabapentin.
Both buspirone and gabapentin have been shown to improve sleep and executive functioning during the withdrawal period from marijuana. In early studies, N-acetylcysteine has been linked with reducing withdrawal effects by inhibiting the breakdown of cannabinoids.
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I like that you talked about how it is found in early research studied that there has been a promising result regarding medication to combat anxiety and epilepsy. I guess medical marijuana referral can be helpful for a relative of mine who started having mental health issues due to the pandemic. It would be a good idea to talk to experts to know what their options are to help my cousin get better as soon as possible.
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