World Menopause Day + Exploring CBD Treatments
World Menopause Day is held every year on the 18th October, intended to raise awareness of menopause and the support options available for improving health and wellbeing.
Menopause is the time that marks the end of your menstrual cycles. It's diagnosed after you've gone 12 months without a menstrual period. Menopause can happen in your 40s or 50s, but the average age is 51 in the United States.
Changes in your body in the years around menopause may raise your risk for certain health problems. Low levels of estrogen and other changes related to aging (like gaining weight) can raise your risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis.
Can CBD Oil Help Menopause Symptoms?
While the verdict is still out on whether CBD oil can help with the symptoms of menopause, it may be worth giving it a try. Dealing with hot flashes, insomnia and other not-so-glamorous things can certainly take a toll, so let’s talk about CBD oil and other natural remedies for relief while you’re going through the dreaded ‘change’.
Click to learn more about managing menopause Leanne Olshavsky, MD, Executive Medical Director, The Christ Hospital Physicians - Obstetrics & Gynecology