Can Cannabis Cure My Cramps?
Chatelaine, December 2018
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There’s no shortage of cannabis products — from oils to edibles and vaginal suppositories to vapes — claiming to ease period pain. But what does the science say?
With the recent legalization of cannabis in Canada, there’s more interest than ever in the potential health benefits of weed.
For instance, there’s no shortage of cannabis products — from oils to edibles and vaginal suppositories to vapes — claiming to ease period pain. With more than 80% of menstrual women suffering from some kind of period-related pain, could cannabis be the ticket to pain relief?
The short answer is, we don’t really know. While there is a growing body of evidence on the effectiveness of treating chronic, non-cancer pain with cannabis, dysmenorrhea (painful periods) has yet to be studied specifically. [read more]
Women Can Get Hernias Too
Elle.com, April 2016
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Active Women and Hernia Risk: It’s a Thing
The Toast, April 2016
I called him Henry. Henry was much like a houseguest who had overstayed his welcome. While he was no trouble to begin with — and in fact, I barely noticed him at all — after 12 to 18 months, our relationship was beginning to strain. He popped in and out whenever he wanted; he didn’t exactly cause any trouble but I always knew he was there, taking up valuable real estate and eventually, I was going to have to get rid of him.
Turns out, it’s comparatively much easier to get rid of a long-term houseguest than it is to remove an inguinal hernia.