Depression is a very serious condition which should not be taken for granted.
Due to social and health factors, depressed people have an imbalance of serotonin (happy hormone) levels, which leads to a debilitating state of body and mind.
On another note, it’s widely familiar that medical cannabis makes people feel more relaxed, happy and sometimes even aids in managing stress.
Considering this fact, it’s no wonder why people suffering from depression tend to consume more marijuana than others.
To be precise, individuals with depression and/or anxiety tend to use cannabis two to eight times more than those who don’t suffer from this condition. (1)
There are several conventional ways for treating depression and, sometimes, the best results are achieved by combining two or more therapies. Doctors usually prescribe antidepressants along with cognitive therapy and psychological consulting.
So here comes the main question:
If cannabis is so widely consumed among depression patients, do marijuana and antidepressants go along together well or not? How do they actually interact?
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