Johnny Walker Reveals Previous CBD Treatment Made Him Schizophrenic: ‘I’ve Been Drugged Every Day For The Last Three Years And I Didn’t Know’

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UFC light heavyweight Johnny Walker had a horrible experience with CBD.

The Brazilian is set to face Ion Cutelaba at UFC 279 this Saturday. The fight is important, as Walker desperately needs a win. Before this weekend, he lost four of his last five outings.

The sudden decline in recent years has shocked fans. The 30-year-old made his UFC debut in 2018 and quickly made a name for himself. Walked has three straight knockout wins which set him up for a title eliminator against Corey Anderson at UFC 244.

In that outing, the Brazilian was knocked out in the first round, beginning his current spiral. Ultimately, Walker had a lot of problems outside the cage, explaining his losing streak. In an interview with Trocação Franca, the light-heavyweight discussed his experience with CBD.

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Johnny Walker said he had been using CBD for three years. However, he later discovered that he was allergic to THC. Walker unknowingly using CBD led to him hearing voices and experiencing terrible side effects.

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“I had no idea, and only found out about four or five months ago, that CBD has a small amount of THC, a small percentage, and I’m extremely allergic to THC. It gives me schizophrenia, panic attack I’ve been on drugs every day for the past three years and I didn’t know it It’s not strong it’s a small percentage but my brain is super sensitive to these substances and I didn’t know it. (h/t MMA Mania)

Johnny Walker continued: “I was arguing with my fiancée all the time, thinking a load of bullshit, not acting like myself. It affected me a lot and I had no idea what it was. The more anxious I got, the more CBD I took, thinking “this shit will help calm me down”, and I drugged myself more with the poison. I do not say [CBD] it’s like that for everyone, it’s good for anxiety, but not for me, who is hyperactive [ADHD]. THC was no good [for me] and I didn’t know.

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