With roughly 60 million Americans suffering from sleep disorders, many are turning to medical cannabis to solve the problem.
To that end, a team of Israeli researchers has examined whether cannabis can help those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sleep better.
A new study in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders called out for participants via email to individuals in the Israel Institute of Technology Cancer Biology and Cannabinoid Research Laboratory database through Facebook groups related to PTSD and MC, as well as via Reuth Rehabilitation Hospital in Tel Aviv.
In addition to completing a baseline survey, the participants, all diagnosed with PTSD, sent daily surveys for 14 days, reporting the timing of the previous night's use of medical marijuana and sleep disturbances. Based on an electronic …