Why is it that when I smoke my anxiety comes out ?
In my experience and a lot of other people I have heard from, some strains can bring anxiety on. It is my experience that some Sativas are too much for my anxiety. I even got an anxiety attack from one strain. So I usually stick to heavy Indicas which alleviate my anxiety disorder.
It is my hypothesis that if you already have racing thoughts whether it is temporary or chronic avoid most Sativas and go for a hybrid or Indica. Everyone reacts different.
It is difficult if you cannot choose which strain you are getting. Because strains really really make a difference in what kind of high you have.
Also keep in mind there is a very small percentage of people who simply do not react well to cannabis, just like anything else, one size does not fit all.