The human body has many different receptors which are protein bases chemical structures attached to our cells. CBD is to knows interact with CBD1 and CBD2 receptors which are found in our nervous system by altering serotonin signals.
Serotonin plays role in our mental health. Low Serotonin levels are associated with people who have depression and anxiety. There are many forms of anxiety such as PTSD, Social Anxiety Disorder, anxiety induced insomnia, nightmares etc.
You can take medications to alter your Serotonin levels or you may choose to try CBD and prefer natural treatment that may help your condition.
Research show that those people who used CBD experienced overall reduced anxiety levels.
For the amount taken, it is best to discuss with your Doctor as CBD may interact with other medication and dietary supplements.
Stepwise dosing is a process by which you first establish a baseline dosage / say for 7 days/ and adjust it incrementally by 1 or 2 mg every 3 days over a set period of time until you find your effective dose. Once you have determined your minimum effective dose you may wish to decrease your dosage by one step to see if you can maintain the benefits at a slightly lower dose.