A survey conducted on Syracuse University coeds shows that the compound caters to a variety of needs, ranging from manageable levels of anxiety to sports-related injuries.
A survey conducted at Syracuse University found that a large percentage of students have turned to CBD as a way of tending to their injuries and obtaining some stress and anxiety relief. According to lohud.com, 47% of the students surveyed said that they had consumed some sort of CBD product in order to treat an ailment.
Despite all the excitement and opportunities that college represents, it’s a stressful environment for many. Statistics report that anxiety in college is very common, mainly because of the significant change that students experience. A large percentage of college students have irregular sleeping habits and ingest large amounts of caffeine in order to pull all nighters. Despite the large amounts of social opportunities on and off campus, it’s also very common for them to experience loneliness and isolation.
A survey from 2018 found that 63% of students felt overwhelming anxiety throughout the school year. Twenty-three percent of these students said that they had been diagnosed by a medical professional or were receiving medical treatment for anxiety.
The survey conducted on Syracuse University coeds shows that the compound caters to a variety of needs, ranging from manageable levels of anxiety to sports-related injuries.
Freshman Isea Kelley told lohud.com that she began using CBD as treatment for pains and injuries sustained while running cross country and track and field. During her senior year, she also turned to CBD in order to treat anxiety and stress.
“I’m not anxious enough to ever need prescription medication, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have anxiety and stress issues and I need things to help deal with that,” she said.
Other students report that CBD feels like a safe option, one that treats a variety of symptoms but that doesn’t get you high, a turn off for many. It also helps that CBD is a significantly cheaper option than some of the pain medications that doctors normally prescribe.