Panic disorder is a type of anxiety-related condition that affects millions of people all over the world. It can occur in anyone of any age, but it most often occurs during the early adult period. The condition is primarily characterized by intense feelings of fear, dread, and/or anxiety. During a panic episode, the person may experience an increased heart rate, nausea, disorientation, and hyperventilation.
When taken with the approval of a doctor, marijuana may help patients deal with the most distressing symptoms of panic disorder. With judicious use of marijuana, the patient may be able to manage the feelings of anxiety more effectively.