Why is cannabis excellent for women's health?
According to my previous research, People have been using marijuana across the cultures as a healing aid. In the early 20th century, it was prescribed as a medicine by the doctors. Today, cannabis plays a valuable part in Indian Ayurvedic medical practice and is also used around the globe to treat various ailments.
Nowadays, apart from delivering various health benefits, medical marijuana is also being used for improving everyday’s women health. Cannabis can be a lifesaver for many women. Women are turning more to cannabis for PMS, depression, even sexual dysfunction.
Here , we will discuss few ways how cannabis helps in improving women’s health.
Cannabis for menstrual cramps :
Almost every women experiences menstrual pain at some point in life. It is normal to suffer from usual period pain, but when the pain becomes excruciating and starts disrupting daily activities, then it becomes a cause of worry.
These menstrual cramps are also known as dysmenorrhea. It occurs when hormones stimulate muscle contractions in the uterus. Also, research shows that THC ( tetrahydrocannabinol), the primary psychoactive cannabinoid in the cannabis has powerful muscle relaxant properties.
To get some relief from the cramps you can smoke, but applying topical and taking edibles can also help.
Cannabis eases the symptoms of menopause. The endocannabinoid system and estrogen levels work in coordination. Studies suggest that endocannabinoid deficiency leads to early menopause.
Cannabis eases the symptoms of menopause which includes insomnia, hot flushes, mood swings, weight gain, etc.
Transdermal cannabis patches can directly release cannabinoids into the reproductive system.
It is a chronic autoimmune disease which affects about 10 % of women worldwide.
In this condition, an endometrial tissue develops outside the uterus and is accompanied by excruciating pain, emotional stress, and infertility. It is quite difficult to diagnose and often go unnoticed for a long period of time.
Today, more and more women are trying cannabis, and they are finding relief against endometriosis. Women can choose from various strains and consumption methods.
Prevents various diseases :
Cannabis is a safe option as compared to drinking. Excessive drinking can lead to liver damage, heart problems and other health related issues. Cannabis help in treating various symptoms of cancer. Studies published in the British Journal of Pharmacology founded that cannabis can prevent the development of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s , Huntington’s disease and age-related dementia.
Studies shows that THC and CBD interact with endocannabinoid system in several ways and hence prevent and reduce inflammation and prevents various ailments.
Anxiety and Depression :
Studies have shown that medical cannabis can be used to treat various anxiety disorders. Cannabinoid that helps in the treatment of anxiety is CBD.
Nutrition and Exercise :
Smoking cannabis improves digestion and is 100 % calorie free. Marijuana helps you to remain more active, and it boosts your creativity too. If you are not able to maintain your exercise routine, then you need a boost in the form of cannabis to push your limits.
Sexual health :
Cannabis has been used in the past to enhance sexuality and sexual experience. Marijuana promotes muscle relaxation , increases blood flow , hence improves sex life.
These are some of the reasons why women should start using cannabis for their well-being. But, the only thing which can help you to consume cannabis legally is MMJ card. So, get your medical recommendation and use cannabis the legal way.