CBD Awareness (Case Studies)

CBD Awareness: Further Reading

Although research on the positive effects of CBD and its impact on health and wellness is constantly underway, many case studies have already reported promising results. We at Nearing Nirvana are always educating ourselves on the medical and academic research conducted on CBD and believe it is just as important to share that information with you. Below are details on several case studies that are available for further reading as well as recommendations of our favorite resources.

Struggles and Solutions

Research has shown CBD to contribute to the relief of a variety of ailments. Here are some of the struggles many people face along with corresponding case studies and clinical trials that have confirmed CBD as an effective solution.


  • A 2011 study examined the use of CBD oil and its effect on Generalized Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), which is one of the most common anxiety conditions. The researchers found that a dosage of CBD administered to a group of individuals resulted in an almost complete reversal of negative self-evaluation during public speaking. Read more about this study here.
  • Another study in neurotherapeutics investigated the studies effects CBD oil had on various anxiety disorders. They found that pre-clinical evidence supports the positive impact CBD has on disorders ranging from PTSD, panic disorder, and OCD. Learn more about this study here.
  • One case study found that CBD supplements and spray made a difference in the insomnia and anxiety she suffered from as part of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. She stopped receiving prescription medications during the five-month trial and began sleeping through the night in her own bed. Read about her story here.
  • Chronic Pain

    Pain & Inflammation

  • An article published in the National Library of Medicine does a deep dive into the trials that have been conducted relative to the effect CBD oil has on pain management. The exploration of recent research suggests promising findings for CBD as a method of relief for pain. Read the full article here.
  • Another study conducted discovered that cannabinoids suppressed inflammatory and neuropathic pain by targeting certain receptors in mice and rats. These results are a positive indicator of the effects of CBD oil on chronic pain in humans as well. Read the entire study here.
  • Insomnia


  • The effects of CBD oil on sleep was studied through a clinical trial with eight people. The results found that the right dosage and combination can improve quality of sleep as well as balance alertness. Read the entire study here.
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