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Hey folks,

I've been a longtime lurker of this forum but wanted to finally create a profile to offer my perspective, help, and ask a few questions.

I know this particular question about how effective and safe CBD oil is has been asked a number of times in the past, but I wanted to submit my own post to get the clearest picture possible given my background. My derealization has eased over the years, but I currently experience it as a primary symptom of anxiety experienced in a panic attack. In other words, it's less "all-pervading" than it was in recent years, which is why I call it a primary symptom. As an example, when I get anxious, I start to feel "less here," which as we know, is very very scary.

I'm currently on just Lexapro (20 mg), and have recently weaned off of Klonopin (.5 mg). I wanted to know if anyone is on a similar/identical regimen and takes CBD oil to relieve symptoms, and I'd love to hear about anyone's experience with CBD oil thus far.
 

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I take cbd with a tincture and it usually relaxes me for a good 5/6 hours, but if you wanted something fast acting like a xanax you would have to go for a cbd vape. also youre not supposed to take cbd oil along side those drugs, i forgot what happens but it interacts negatively with them and could slow your heart rate too much. also cbd is really unlike any sorta anxiety med so you wont feel the difference right away, i just get less anxious and notice a huge decrease in overall anxiety without any funky side effects.
 

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I take cbd with a tincture and it usually relaxes me for a good 5/6 hours, but if you wanted something fast acting like a xanax you would have to go for a cbd vape. also youre not supposed to take cbd oil along side those drugs, i forgot what happens but it interacts negatively with them and could slow your heart rate too much. also cbd is really unlike any sorta anxiety med so you wont feel the difference right away, i just get less anxious and notice a huge decrease in overall anxiety without and funky side effects.
I'm glad to hear about this. I was just asking someone about CBD for anxiety so I can get off this Klonopin I've been on for

decades. My psychiatrist has been wanting me to get off any benzodiazepines anyway. I have so much anxiety sometimes it makes my DP worsen. This sounds very good.
 

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I take cbd with a tincture and it usually relaxes me for a good 5/6 hours, but if you wanted something fast acting like a xanax you would have to go for a cbd vape. also youre not supposed to take cbd oil along side those drugs, i forgot what happens but it interacts negatively with them and could slow your heart rate too much. also cbd is really unlike any sorta anxiety med so you wont feel the difference right away, i just get less anxious and notice a huge decrease in overall anxiety without any funky side effects.
Wow, that's great. I'm glad to hear that it's working for you. Are you taking it under the supervision of your doctor? I don't know who to speak to since my doctor said it's out of her scope. I'd want to avoid taking it until I know for sure I can with my other meds.
 

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my doctor wants me to go off Klonopin or all Benzodiazepines anyway co CBT oil could be the answer.

He seems open to natural substances for anxiety. I'll talk to him the next time I see him. Thanks for the information.

I'll let you know what I find out.
 

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I took CBD again today for the first time in months.... it has spaced me out a bit. But then I feel more relaxed and have been more positive emotionally.... Hard to say, I will take it for a few days. Have been having chamomile tea and lemon balm recently as well and then cooling it overnight and drinking it the next day. Might add hemp leaves to this concoction as well.

Have tried this before and had this impact at first which then seems to level out with tolerance perhaps. But this time seems more spacey... have been taking serotonin supplements (5HTP, tryptophan) as well as probiotics... so I don't know if I have more serotonin available and it is impacting me via that mechanism... will see how tomorrow goes
 

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I took CBD again today for the first time in months.... it has spaced me out a bit. But then I feel more relaxed and have been more positive emotionally.... Hard to say, I will take it for a few days. Have been having chamomile tea and lemon balm recently as well and then cooling it overnight and drinking it the next day. Might add hemp leaves to this concoction as well.

Have tried this before and had this impact at first which then seems to level out with tolerance perhaps. But this time seems more spacey... have been taking serotonin supplements (5HTP, tryptophan) as well as probiotics... so I don't know if I have more serotonin available and it is impacting me via that mechanism... will see how tomorrow goes
If they take the THC out of this, as usual, I wouldn't think you'd have a spaced out feeling from it.
 

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Yeh it is a small trace amount though and apparently needed for the 'entourage effect' where they all work together... What I found odd was that the spacey feeling happened hours after I took it. Am unsure if it is when it hits the GI tract and maybe effects the vagus nerve perhaps but god knows... Just taking some more now and going to drink hemp tea today
 

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Hello, according to your case, I have never taken CBD oil, but I have friends who administrated it. They didn't have symptoms like yours, but you might consume anything else for the fastest act in that case. I can suggest you the delta 8 products. You can buy the best delta 8 gummies online, a good alternative to vaping or smoking. Taking them will cause a not-so-intense high sensation but a feeling of relaxation. But, anyways, it is up to you what you choose to take. I hope you will get better.
 

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Hello, according to your case, I have never taken CBD oil, but I have friends who administrated it. They didn't have symptoms like yours, but you might consume anything else for the fastest act in that case. I can suggest you the delta 8 products. You can buy the best delta 8 gummies online, a good alternative to vaping or smoking. Taking them will cause a not-so-intense high sensation but a feeling of relaxation. But, anyways, it is up to you what you choose to take. I hope you will get better.
Did u get dpdr from weed? asking because ur suggesting delta 8, and i wanna try it unless ur dpdr isnt from weed.
 
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