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Study: Nearly Thirty Percent of Women Report Having Used Cannabis for Menopause Symptoms

On Sep 29, 2020
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“Current or ever use of cannabis for menopause symptom management was reported by 27 percent of all participants, while an additional 10 percent expressed interest in future use."

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On Sep 29, 2020
@NORML shared
"While the therapeutic use of cannabis by veterans is not altogether uncommon, this study is among the first to highlight veterans’ use of marijuana for this particular condition." https://t.co/y2tLtXp4Ce
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Study: Nearly Thirty Percent of Women Report Having Used Cannabis for Menopause Symptoms

Study: Nearly Thirty Percent of Women Report Having Used Cannabis for Menopause Symptoms

“Current or ever use of cannabis for menopause symptom management was reported by 27 percent of all participants, while an additional 10 percent expressed interest in future use."

How Does HIV Affect Menopause Timing in Women?

How Does HIV Affect Menopause Timing in Women?

Study adds new information about average age of menopause in this population

Why are Women Using Cannabis For Menopause?

Why are Women Using Cannabis For Menopause?

Women are commonly using cannabis to treat menopause or as an adjunct to prescribed hormone therapy. This is the latest reserach on cannabis and menopause.

Ex-Microsoft Exec Creates Online Clinic for Women in Menopause

Ex-Microsoft Exec Creates Online Clinic for Women in Menopause

Microsoft exec-turned entrepreneur Jill Angelo is helping women through menopause with genneve, “the first ever online clinic for women in menopause.”

Analyses find that increased risk of breast cancer linked to menopausal hormone therapy persists for many years

Analyses find that increased risk of breast cancer linked to menopausal hormone therapy persists for many years

An international collaboration, using data from more than 100,000 women with breast cancer from 58 epidemiological studies worldwide, has found that using menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) ...

Custom menopause hormones have unpredictable ingredient mix

Custom menopause hormones have unpredictable ingredient mix

(Reuters Health) - Women who fill prescriptions for custom-blended hormone thera...

Practical advice for GPs on prescribing HRT

Practical advice for GPs on prescribing HRT

GP menopause specialist Dr Louise Newson provides an overview of the evidence relating to HRT use and practical tips to help GPs prescribe appropriately.

10 Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause

10 Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause

Hot flashes, insomnia, hair loss: Most women experience some menopausal symptoms in their late forties or fifties. Hormonal changes during perimenopause and menopause trigger unpleasant ...

HRT may boost heart fat in menopausal women

HRT may boost heart fat in menopausal women

How women receive hormone replacement therapy matters, too. Patches—thought to the safer option—could actually do more harm.

Breast cancer risk from using HRT is ‘twice what was thought’

Breast cancer risk from using HRT is ‘twice what was thought’

Study prompts medicines regulator to advise all women using HRT to remain vigilant

Hormone Therapy during Menopause Raises Breast Cancer Risk for Years

Hormone Therapy during Menopause Raises Breast Cancer Risk for Years

An analysis of dozens of studies found that women taking the therapy remain at a higher risk for more than a decade after stopping use

Breast cancer risk linked to hormone therapy can persist for years, study says

Breast cancer risk linked to hormone therapy can persist for years, study says

All types of hormone replacement therapy, except for vaginal estrogens, may be associated with excess breast cancer risks and in some cases that risk can persist for more than a decade, new ...

Menopause in the Workplace: How Women Can Cope

Menopause in the Workplace: How Women Can Cope

Each day, an estimated 6,000 women reach menopause. It begins with a significant transition around age 45 called perimenopause, which can last upwards of What employers could do to help ...

The Women's Health Issue That’s Finally Starting to Get Recognition

The Women's Health Issue That’s Finally Starting to Get Recognition

Long overlooked, menopause starts to get noticed as doctors and entrepreneurs see a market ripe for disruption.