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Cbd oil for period cramps

It’s no secret the U.S. has been looking for alternatives to opioids for treating chronic pain in the shadow of the opioid crisis. But what about alternatives for everyday pains such as period cramps? One of the biggest trends in pain relief for both chronic and everyday pains right now is CBD oil. CBD, or […]

It’s no secret the U.S. has been looking for alternatives to opioids for treating chronic pain in the shadow of the opioid crisis. But what about alternatives for everyday pains such as period cramps?

One of the biggest trends in pain relief for both chronic and everyday pains right now is CBD oil. CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of the 113 identified cannabinoids in cannabis plants. It’s not the same as THC and can’t get you high.

CBD makes up 40% of a cannabis plant’s extract and has been included in preliminary studies on pain, cognition, anxiety, and movement disorders. But does it really help with period cramps? And is it worth trying?

How does CBD oil affect period cramps?

There are many side-effects and symptoms that go along with the menstrual cycle that aren’t pleasant. One of them is estrogen dominance, which afflicts millions of people, and causes fatigue and bloating. Another is cramping, which is caused by contractions in the uterus.

CBD oil can’t keep your uterus from contracting during your period. But it can help to reduce inflammation, reduce nausea, and improve digestive functions, which can help to fight back against cramping.

Here are a few ways CBD oil can help you manage your symptoms:

    CBD reduces tenderness. During your period, you may experience tenderness in your lower back, stomach, and chest. By massaging a few drops of CBD oil

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It's no secret the U.S. has been looking for alternatives to opioids for treating chronic pain in the shadow of the opioid crisis. But what about