Binge eating disorder is characterised by frequent episodes of overeating and a lack of control over eating. People with binge eating disorder often feel shame and guilt about their eating habits, which can lead to further emotional distress and contribute to the cycle of binge eating.
Medical cannabis has shown potential in helping individuals with binge eating disorders by reducing symptoms of anxiety and increasing feelings of relaxation.
Medical cannabis, specifically strains high in CBD, has been shown to have an anxiolytic effect, reducing anxiety and stress, which can be beneficial for individuals with binge eating disorder who often experience high levels of emotional distress. Additionally, medical cannabis has been shown to have a calming effect, increasing feelings of relaxation, which can help reduce the urge to binge eat.
It’s important to note that while medical cannabis has shown potential in helping individuals with binge eating disorder, it should not be considered a primary treatment and should always be used in conjunction with other forms of therapy and medical treatment. Additionally, it’s important to work with a medical professional to determine the right type and dose of medical cannabis to best meet your specific needs.
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