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Can CBD oil help habituation because of anxiety!

Ivan2475
Ivan2475
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Hi, I have been hearing good things about CBD oil, but if if masked my tinnitus, would this stop my habituation or help it as I have bad anxiety with it at the moment?

Thank you

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Ingrid-p

I’ve been using CBD oil for a couple of weeks. I do feel calmer, but it’s done nothing for my t noises 😭

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Ivan2475
Ivan2475
in reply to Ingrid-p

Do you know if it stops hibernating if you use it? Thanks

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Ingrid-p
Ingrid-p
in reply to Ivan2475

I’m not really sure, but anything that calms the central nervous can only be a good thing.

I’m guessing you meant habituation? I’ve habituated about 7 times since I got t 37 years go. It gradually becomes less important each day to the point you don’t notice it any more.

Take care xx

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Ivan2475
Ivan2475
in reply to Ingrid-p

Thank you, one last question, how long did the first time take to get quieter?

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Ingrid-p
Ingrid-p
in reply to Ivan2475

Last time mine was bad it took me 3 months to habituate again, but this is the first time I've taken cannabis oil.

Take care xx

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Shellipops
Shellipops
in reply to Ingrid-p

Hi Buddie,

Can I ask how you take this oil and how much of it. Does it make you foggy or affect bp or anything...Im quite interested as it may help my health anxiety which is resurfacing again.

Thanks and sorry to hear your having such a horrible time at the moment x

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Ingrid-p
Ingrid-p
in reply to Shellipops

I take CBD in tablet form. I'm definitely calmer than I was a couple weeks ago, but my t is sooooo loud 😢 Hasn't made me drowsy or anything.

Take care xx

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dsh2358
dsh2358
in reply to Ingrid-p

CBD is great for anxiety i am currently taking 1000mgs and it has calmed my T too .

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1Dar
1Dar
in reply to dsh2358

Did you get the CBD tablets from your GP?

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Ingrid-p
Ingrid-p
in reply to 1Dar

Hi Jenny

Mine were from Holland and Barrett. Think I might go for stronger ones next time.

xx

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1Dar
1Dar
in reply to Ingrid-p

Thanks Buddie, I will look into it, but run it past my GP first, just to be safe. I’m trying really hard to block my mind from the T this year, sick of thinking about it actually!

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Ingrid-p
Ingrid-p
in reply to 1Dar

Hi Jenny I know exactly what you mean. I think about it every waking minute 😭

Ingrid xx

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Ingrid-p
Ingrid-p
in reply to dsh2358

My tablets are 10mg and that’s equivalent to 8 drops of CDB oil. Where do you get your 1000mgs from?

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Shellipops
Shellipops
in reply to Ingrid-p

I've just ordered this - 1200mg PROVACAN CBD Oil (12% Hemp derived Cannabidiol) says it contains 200 drops (I assume doses) per bottle. There is a company that does 20 and 40% bottles but they are extortionate x

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Ingrid-p
Ingrid-p
in reply to Shellipops

I’m going to search Mr Google and find best dose to take.

Definitely feel calmer tho xx

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Shellipops
Shellipops
in reply to Ingrid-p

Google Purekana, American suppliers, however info on their website is comprehensive and explains dosage in simple terms.

Fingers crossed it does what we hope it will x

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Ivan2475
Ivan2475
in reply to Shellipops

Hi

What was the website you used?

Thank you

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Shellipops
Shellipops
in reply to Ivan2475

Hi,

I ordered from Provacan uk. Purekana have good info on how it works and dosage but they are based in America. From what I read its the THC in it that gets you high. If you buy from a reputable company most if not all THC should have been removed...leaving the cbd oil. Its supposed to gently, over time ease anxiety and improve mood.

We will see, but here's hoping.

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Ivan2475
Ivan2475
in reply to dsh2358

Hi

It has calmed mine too, but as I’m not hearing as much, do you know if it will delay mine to habituate?

Thank you

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Ingrid-p
Ingrid-p
in reply to dsh2358

Where did you get the 1000mg tablets from?

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dsh2358
dsh2358
in reply to Ingrid-p

It was liquid form I got

It online at miracle CBD they sell

100-2500 Mg the higher Mg the better and don’t worry you do not get high off of it! You will start seeing results after 1- 2 weeks ! Good luck

DSH

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Biff32
Biff32
in reply to dsh2358

How did yu get yur tinnitus? Was it from ototoxic drugs or hearing loss?

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Ivan2475
Ivan2475
in reply to Biff32

It was from drugs or stress, I don’t know which one

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Biff32
Biff32
in reply to dsh2358

Does it lower the volume of the T?

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Ivan2475
Ivan2475
in reply to Biff32

It does lower mine, but it might be because it lowers anxiety

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Caligirlr

I’m looking into CBD oil because I have no other options and I’m really stressed out because my mother is passing away from cancer and my T is off the charts from all the stress so I really need something but I don’t want to feel high

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dsh2358
dsh2358
in reply to Caligirlr

CBD does not get you high !

So don’t worry about that. It does help

With lowering the T and anxiety that comes with it . When you order try and get the highest Mg I use a 1000 mg the higher

The Mg the more money it is. Try the web site Miracle CBD. Good luck !

DSH

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Caligirlr
Caligirlr
in reply to dsh2358

Thank you I will give it a try

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NicBTA
NicBTAAdministrator

I've posted this before, but it was a few months ago now.

I did a little dig around about six months ago on the PubMed database, and have found only one paper discussing the topic - and this seems to be theoretical rather than based on user experience.

You can see an abstract here: sciencedirect.com/science/a... but it seems to suggest that in theory, cannabis could make tinnitus worse.

There's been no research on CBD oil and tinnitus.

Best wishes Nic

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Biff32

Thank you for the reply

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mercevo2

CBD will not help, try Betahistine dihydrochloride, max dose, from your GP and buy from somewhere like amazon Bioflavinoids by Natureb Life 1000mg, together they help me , not 100%, but enough.....CBD is just an oil from the hemp plant, you would need cannabis oil...which is CBD with THC, without the THC, it will be of zero help, difficult to get

cheers and stay happy Alan

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Hidden
Hidden

Hi Ivan, I've tried 3 different brands of Cbd since Xmas, at 5% then 10%, didn't work for me unfortunately, but my tinnitus is very extreme, full on head and both ears and both never lets up I wish you and the rest of us well, cheers.!

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Ivan2475

Thanks for your reply.

It did help at first, not so much now, I think the anxiety has got worse. Maybe need a higher strength.

Sorry to hear that and hope you get some relief as we all know how bad this is

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