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Been a while...starting to feel ill again :( CBD oil???

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MariahGirl

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Hey everyone. I wrote a few months ago when I was going through a mixed episode that ended with me having to take time off work. I ended up seeing my psychiatrist and he gave me a couple options for meds to take (haven’t been on any in a few years) and I started researching the different meds and got too scared to take them because of all the horror stories. I won’t lie-medication scares me more than my mental illness. Anyway, by luck I started to calm down and was able to start sleeping again after taking some CBD oil. I’ve been taking it every since. Im not sure if it was a fluke or it’s actually working for me. Anyone else take CBD oil and find it helps or not? I’m starting to feel low again the last couple days and today especially, I’m hoping it’s just a shit day and I’ll be ok tomorrow. I feel like I want to start isolating and anything stimulating is bothering to me. I’d rather be depressed I suppose than be in a hyper mixed state. I don’t seem to get the “feel good euphoria feels” I get the agitated, sensory overload, insomnia, racing mind, wired and tired symptoms of bipolar. So those “mixed states” as I guess they are called are like a block to my life because I end up going so long without sleep I get quite ill. Anyway, I am rambling. I guess I’m just trying to share a bit of my experience to see who can relate and ask about the CBD oil. Hope anyone out there is having a night of peace ☮
Mariah
 
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Not 1 reply. Thanks for the support.
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Hey I have meds that can cause diabetes
 
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I've heard good things about medical marajuana
 
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Which symptoms of your illness do you believe that cbd oil can help treat? I am not a specialist, but I don't believe that it can really help with manic states, racing thoughts etc... If I wasn't prone to psychosis I would opt for marijuana strains that calm the mind and induce sleep... and stay away from those that are uplifting.
 
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Well I actually help people with CBd oil and one thing always check with people is mental health becuase cannabinoids that are in oil can trigger paranoia and trigger depressive spells so like anything theres pros and cons
 
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Which symptoms of your illness do you believe that cbd oil can help treat? I am not a specialist, but I don't believe that it can really help with manic states, racing thoughts etc... If I wasn't prone to psychosis I would opt for marijuana strains that calm the mind and induce sleep... and stay away from those that are uplifting.
Well the CBD oil is with very minimal thc so it is supposed to help with calming, anxiety, sleep etc. I’ve found it helped at first and now it’s not as noticeable. My irritability is definitely not as bad but like I said, it could just be a coincidence-I don’t know. CBD oil has been known to help people with lots of mental health issues but like anything, it’s individual based. I don’t feel depressed today but I have been away since 2:30am and it’s 6:30pm so I hope I’ll sleep tonight and won’t go into a mixed state. I fear the episodes and insomnia so much. It really ruins my life. Anyways, thanks for the reply. Just wanted to see if anyone else takes CBD 🤙🏼
 
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That's it we are all totally different I'm glad that you are getting some use of it 💗💗 the CBD I know of has a balance of both to control my nieces epilepsy but it's very potent. I'm bang smack in middle of manic episode so no sleep for me😫😫😫
 
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Well I actually help people with CBd oil and one thing always check with people is mental health becuase cannabinoids that are in oil can trigger paranoia and trigger depressive spells so like anything theres pros and cons
Yes I know weed is notorious for causing mania, paranoia, anxiety etc for a lot of people. That’s why the CBD oil I take has almost no thc in it and therefore you don’t get the “high effect”
 
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That's it we are all totally different I'm glad that you are getting some use of it 💗💗 the CBD I know of has a balance of both to control my nieces epilepsy but it's very potent. I'm bang smack in middle of manic episode so no sleep for me😫😫😫
Awe sorry to hear. How many days do you usually go with no sleep when you’re having an episode?
 
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Out of 6 days I've had four with less than an hour and 2 with zopiclone an had one night with 5 and one with 6. It's so crazy how you still dont feel tired
 
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Out of 6 days I've had four with less than an hour and 2 with zopiclone an had one night with 5 and one with 6. It's so crazy how you still dont feel tired
Yes I know the feeling all too well. It’s torture. Hope you get some rest soon.
 
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Nobody really knows since there is not any research on the subject. Anecdotal evidence suggests that CBD could help with sleep, anxiety and psychosis, but there could be some long-term side effects. However, if one decides to try CBD for therepeutical purposes one should be sure that is a good quality oil and of course to control the dosage... stay away from vape pens....
 
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Hey everyone. I wrote a few months ago when I was going through a mixed episode that ended with me having to take time off work. I ended up seeing my psychiatrist and he gave me a couple options for meds to take (haven’t been on any in a few years) and I started researching the different meds and got too scared to take them because of all the horror stories. I won’t lie-medication scares me more than my mental illness. Anyway, by luck I started to calm down and was able to start sleeping again after taking some CBD oil. I’ve been taking it every since. Im not sure if it was a fluke or it’s actually working for me. Anyone else take CBD oil and find it helps or not? I’m starting to feel low again the last couple days and today especially, I’m hoping it’s just a shit day and I’ll be ok tomorrow. I feel like I want to start isolating and anything stimulating is bothering to me. I’d rather be depressed I suppose than be in a hyper mixed state. I don’t seem to get the “feel good euphoria feels” I get the agitated, sensory overload, insomnia, racing mind, wired and tired symptoms of bipolar. So those “mixed states” as I guess they are called are like a block to my life because I end up going so long without sleep I get quite ill. Anyway, I am rambling. I guess I’m just trying to share a bit of my experience to see who can relate and ask about the CBD oil. Hope anyone out there is having a night of peace ☮
Mariah
I personally use CBD oil. I take it before bed for ease falling asleep and when I am feeling especially anxious. I have noticed 15-20 minutes after using the tincture for anxiety, my thoughts slow and physical symptoms of anxiety ease. Personally, I use a 750mg broad spectrum oil.
 
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