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Cannabis: The Role in Women’s Health



Recent studies on CBD use in women has exposed rare health benefits. Scientists have discovered an entire endocannabinoid system in the human body and the activation of these cannabinoid receptors is linked with a variety of health benefits, especially for women.

It Lessens Anxiety

In general, women are more liable to encounter anxiety disorders in contrast to the male proportion of society. Out of 260 million patients, globally, diagnosis with anxiety, 60% are women. There are various external and internal factors behind most women anxiety, such as: pregnancy, martial issues, and or professional life.

A Natural Sleeping Aid

According to a health survey report, one out of four women in the USA are suffering from insomnia and related health issues. The inability to fall asleep or not having at least 6 to 8 hours of continuous sleep can cause anxiety, wrinkles, premature hair fall, dark circles around the eyes, and other health issues in women. With CBD it basically stimulates the central nervous system to relax which reduces stress and anxiety, two major culprits behind insomnia.

Relieves Menstruation Cramps

Some women experience the painful situation of endometriosis, in which their internal uterine tissues abnormally trespass their pelvic region. This leads to unbearable pain during their menstrual cycle. Repeated endometriosis can pose serious health hazards in women such as genitourinary disorders and gastrointestinal problems. CBD significantly helps relieve pain and inflammation in women with endometriosis. It binds at the CB1 receptors present in the female uterus and activates them. Once stimulated it engages the anti-inflammatory and pain-killer receptors.

Helps with PMS and PMDD

Women often encounter premenstrual syndrome or PMS, that starts after their ovulation and may last until their menstruation flow. Premenstrual syndrome results in elevated stress, depression, mood swings, cramps, and tenderness of breasts. PMDD or premenstrual dysphoric disorder casts even more discomfort, insomnia, and depression for some. CBD has stress and pain-relieving properties that act as a suitable alternative to antidepressants for the symptomatic management of PMS and PMDD.

Helps Improves Libido

Cannabis is known to naturally increase dopamine levels in our bodies. Increased dopamine is linked with enhanced sex drive and satisfying orgasms. CBD can also prove beneficial for women who experience pain or discomfort during sexual intercourse.

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