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Could cannabis help with menopause symptoms? Here’s what experts say

Could cannabis help with menopause symptoms? Here’s what experts say

| Sept. 23, 2021

When it comes to perimenopause and menopause, many experience symptoms that make them feel uncomfortable and even downright miserable at times. Yet more and more people are finding a new way to cope: Some have found that marijuana can help with hot flushes, sleep disturbance, mood changes and vaginal dryness and pain. While more feel comfortable turning to cannabis to help, there’s little research showing whether it works or how to use it.

“The research we have about using cannabis, whether it’s marijuana or CBD, to help with menopausal symptoms is really lacking,” Dr. Jennifer Lincoln, author of the book, “Let’s Talk About Down There: An OB-GYN Answers all Your Burning Questions … Without Making You Feel Embarrassed for Asking,” told TODAY. “Truly, we do need more research on cannabis and CBD.”

Could cannabis help with menopause symptoms? Here’s what experts say






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