Roll One Up And Alleviate Your PMS Symptoms!
Some woman feel tired, irritated, cramped, stressed, emotional, and uncomfortable. It is that dreadful time of the month for some, others a minor hiccup. Menstruation cycles, also known as periods come and go for woman. Here is an article that sheds some light on PMS relief. A safe alternative for the ups and downs of a menstruation cycle – yes you probably can guess it by now, Marijuana.
Menstrual Cramps… Yuck!
Yes ladies, marijuana is a good PMS relief of symptoms such as menstrual cramps. This painful cramping can happen in the days leading up to menstruation and often continue the whole way through. This cramping happens when hormones trigger muscle contractions in the uterus. These cramps are like small-scale labor contractions.
Fortunately, pre-clinical research suggests that the primary psychoactive chemical in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), is a muscle relaxant. The herb can be applied topically via a cannabis-infused cream or in a transdermal patch. While smoking is always an option, vaporization is also a healthier way to take your mind off of the pain and discomfort.
Aches and Pains
Back pain, breast tenderness, and generalized abdominal pain are extremely common symptoms for women to having during their period. Cannabis is well known for its powerful pain fighting abilities. Both psychoactive cannabis and strains high in cannabidiol (CBD) are popular for the treatment of all sorts of pain conditions, from muscle spasms to cancer pain. Let’s face it, aches and general malaise before and during the period probably don’t stand a chance if you have a bag of some dank bud!
Women can experience various types of headaches during PMS and menstruation, including “menstrual migraines”. For those who find themselves with a bad headache, cannabis might be there to help. A 2016 study found tested the effects of inhaled cannabis in migraine patients. Most of the time over the counter pain medication like Tylenol or Aspirin are the go to medication, try out the natural alternative and you may be surprised how safe and productive herb can be.
When times get rocky, many turn to cannabis to lift spirits and promote positive well-being. In preclinical studies, small doses of cannabis compounds have antidepressant effects. In rodents, CBD, a cannabis compound that doesn’t cause a psychoactive “high” has shown to provide symptom relief almost immediately.
So, with all of that being said – who’s going to roll one up next time it’s “that time of the month” ?