Anxiety disorders affect millions of people worldwide and are treated with drugs like Xanax, Valium, Ativan and Klonopin. The drugs are used to treat anxiety disorders have significant side effects and are addicting.
Medical marijuana has been used in several studies for the treatment of anxiety and panic disorders and has been effective in treating the condition for most patients without the associated side effects of other drugs. Marijuana also is not addicting like a prescription medications that are used to treat anxiety and researchers believe that this would be a viable treatment for most anxiety disorder patients.
There have been medical professionals that have written books that include the use of medical marijuana for the successful treatment of anxiety disorders like a 2003 book entitles Prescription Pot, or the Marijuana Medical Handbook. These medical professionals have followed the favorable studies and recommend the use of medical marijuana to treat anxiety.