Endometriosis

Cannabis & Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Cannabis is a safe and effective way to manage the complexity of a painful connective tissue disorder.

Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a condition characterized by uterine tissue growing outside of the uterus. Symptoms of endometriosis include debilitating pain during periods, pain during intercourse, and the development of infertility.

Self-Medicating for Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a poorly-understood condition causing severe chronic pain and alterations in a woman’s menstrual cycle. As an understudied disease, treatment is limited. Scientists surveyed over 400 Australian women to see what actions they took to treat their pelvic pain. Cannabis, heat, CBD oil, and dietary changes were rated most effective by women, in that order. Unfortunately, more women used alcohol than cannabis to manage symptoms; self-medicating with alcohol promotes chronic inflammation and led to worsening pain and fatigue in over half of such women.

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