The article has been medically reviewed by Doctor Ramlah Tariq FCPS on/gyn, RMP, MBBS, BSc.
In this women’s wellness guide we are going to talk about how CBD might help you with all things women’s wellness related.
There is a whole list of how CBD may help women specifically, from mood swings to sleepless nights and endometriosis.
CBD oil added to your daily supplements may be the solution you have spent years looking for.
In this CBD for women’s wellness guide we are going to touch on some of the ways the cannabinoid may help us.
If you want to know a little more about the how, then click the links and they’ll send you on to a detailed blog on the topic.
Here is a reason why so many of our customers use CBD for women’s health and wellness. This condition can be debilitating, causing days or weeks of pain, every month.
CBD may help to reduce the pain you feel from this condition. It is thought to work stopping the body from absorbing anandamide (according to the research cited here), which is a pain regulating compound. There are also thoughts on it interrupting the nerve pathways which send pain signals.
This condition is another one to cause women pain and discomfort. CBD for women’s health and wellness might help to activate and curb compounds in your bodies endocannabinoid system.
Sleep is a big one. You might be struggling with it due to stress, pain, anxiety or just finding yourself unable to fully switch off.
CBD might help you relax and reduce anxiety. This may help you to get some shut eye.
We asked our Instagram followers and anxiety is one of the main reasons why they take CBD. We go into some long words and detail on our blog, but this is how it may help in a nutshell:
- Might help your body use its serotonin
- May encourage your body to use its natural chemicals
- Might increase prefrontal cortex activation which lowers activity in the Amygdala
- May help you sleep and feel relaxed proven by many researches.
CBD may help poly cystic ovarian syndrome by managing some of the symptoms. These symptoms include, fertility, anxiety, irregular periods, hormonal headaches and mood swings.
This may be affecting you due to PMS or the menopause. Whatever the cause is, it isn’t pleasant. The cannabinoid may help you to feel calm and more balanced. It has been proved that CBD oil is a novel promising drug in mood disorders.
Hormones play a part in so much of our bodies functions, including sleep cycles, reproduction, growth and development, mood, stress levels and body temperature. When they are out of whack you might notice some unwelcome changes.
CBD may help with each of these issues, helping you to feel less stressed, sleep better and avoid those dreaded night sweats.
If you are someone who’s hormone imbalance has caused their period to disappear, check out our post on how to get your period back when it goes.
Women’s health and wellness sometimes means surgery. It might be surgery due to a condition such as endo. CBD may help you to manage the symptoms of these various conditions, before you have to head down the surgery route it may help you to manage the pain and might even have anti-inflammatory effects . Post surgery, it may help you to manage the pain and get a good nights sleep.
We share post surgery diaries on our blog. If a laparotomy is something you are facing, head over there to read a real life diary.
Your sex drive may be impacted by feeling stressed, anxious or in pain. CBD might help in these areas so it could also give your love life a boost! Here is a research in this area that shows CBD to be of help when it comes to improving your sex life. We share some ways it might help increase your sex drive.
If you are someone who finds themselves taking paracetamol and ibuprofen every month because of sickening period pains, CBD may help you.
CBD is said to help relax smooth muscle tissue, which is the kind that lines the womb. When this muscle contracts it causes the pains.
A dose of CBD daily throughout the month could help to beat those aches. Also, if you do still need the paras and the brufen, you can take both together.
We always recommend speaking to your Doctor if you are trying to conceive.
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This article has been medically fact checked by a Doctor. We always recommend you speak to your own doctor when deciding if you should add any new supplement to your routine.